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Group Work in School Testing - Chapter Summary
Learn more about specific kinds of group work that can be carried out in an education testing environment. Through this chapter, you'll gain an overview of primary concepts in group counseling and group leadership, as well as relevant other kinds of group interactions, such as focus groups and support groups. An experienced instructor will outline theoretical principles and practical applications. Lessons in applied knowledge will include how groups are structured, common issues and ethical considerations when running groups, evaluation of group effectiveness, and counselor behavior standards. Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Identify several types of group work structures, such as therapy groups
- Describe common leadership styles and professional standards for counselors
- Discuss counseling theories and methods
- Cite various kinds of group counseling methods, up to and including assessment activities
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1. Group Counseling: Types, Structure & History
We all are involved in groups of some kind. In this lesson, you will learn about the purpose of counseling groups, their history, and the types of groups with which you might be working.
2. Group Counseling Theories
Group counseling theories vary according to the philosophy behind them. We will look at four of the most popular group counseling theories, and how they are alike and unalike in this lesson.
3. Issues and Ethics in Group Counseling
Imagine you are joining a therapy group. What would your concerns be? In this lesson, we will be discussing the ethics that must be followed in group counseling. Ethical guidelines protect group members and are the responsibility of the group leader.
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Other chapters within the ILTS School Counselor (181): Test Practice and Study Guide course
- Classroom Strategies for Educators and Administrators
- Understanding Students' Cognitive and Social Development
- The Learning Process and the Academic Environment
- Theories of Learning and Student Behavior
- Challenges Students Face: Cognitive and Emotional
- Career Theories for School Counselors
- Development of Academic, Personal, Social and Career Competencies
- Assessments and Evaluations
- Instructional Planning and Methodologies
- Methods of Research and Program Evaluation
- ILTS School Counselor Flashcards