Ch 12: Group Counseling

About This Chapter

View our lessons on group counseling, where you'll learn more about this counseling technique and how it works. Each lesson is accompanied by a short multiple-choice quiz you can use to check your understanding of these topics.

Group Counseling - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Get a broad overview of group counseling. Through video lessons led by professional instructors, you'll learn about what group counseling is and how group counseling units are established. In addition to a general theoretical background, you'll get an introduction to key concepts relevant to setting up and running a successful group. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the theoretical underpinnings of group counseling
  • Describe types of group counseling
  • Discuss issues relevant to forming a group, from membership to meeting frequency, and more
  • Name and explain the phases of the 'life cycle' of a counseling group

Video Objectives
Group Counseling: Types, Structure & History Discuss the rationale behind group counseling, and the kinds of group counseling that may be available; explain how groups are set up and operate.
Group Counseling Theories Identify theories of group counseling, including humanistic, cognitive-behavioral, and developmental.
Issues and Ethics in Group Counseling Describe factors in establishing and carrying out group counseling, such as composition of members, screening new members, frequency and duration of meetings, confidentiality, and group persuasion.
The Stages of the Group Experience in Counseling Identify the stages and explain what they are, including the exploratory stage, the transition stage, and the consolidation stage.
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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