Group Counseling: Types, Structure & History


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People come to the group experience because

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1. Many groups have a theme. Some of these groups may be

2. In an open ended group

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Group counseling dates back to the early 1900s and has developed quickly since then. These assets will help you check your understanding of the different types of group counseling, as well as the purpose of attending a counseling group.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Why people might attend group counseling
  • Identify groups with themes
  • Match types of groups with their purposes

Skills Practiced

This worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about why people attend group counseling
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding guidance groups
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about open-ended groups

Additional Learning

To learn more about group counseling, review the accompanying lesson called Group Counseling: Types, Structure & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defining group and how the term relates to therapy
  • Explaining the purpose behind joining group counseling
  • Outlining the purpose of groups with themes
  • Explaining the history of groups in counseling
  • Profiling different kinds of groups, such as psychoeducational groups, self-help groups, and problem solving groups