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Individual and Group Counseling - Chapter Summary
With this chapter of study materials, you can enjoy your study sessions. Refresh your knowledge of the ethics involved in group counseling. You can quiz yourself on your retention of the theories of group counseling by taking a short self-assessment. Upon your completion of this chapter, you will be able to recall information about the following:
- Definition of individual counseling
- Theories and types of group counseling
- Group counseling ethics
After you take your assessments, you can view the correct answers within the videos. You can review particular parts of the videos by using the topic links below them. Our instructors are experts who are happy to help you if you have any questions. If you would like to read through the lessons, you can utilize the lesson transcripts.
1. What is Individual Counseling? - Definition & Purpose
This lesson explores the basics of what individual counseling is from the counselor's perspective. Included is how individual counseling differs from group and family counseling as well as an explanation of the basic counseling process.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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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- History of Counseling
- Roles and Responsibilities of the Guidance Counselor
- Counseling Theory
- Learning Assessments
- College Counseling Tools
- Career Counseling Tools
- Crisis Intervention
- Diversity and Equality Issues in School Counseling
- Comprehensive School Counseling Program
- Program Evaluation
- Curriculum Development and Delivery
- Strategies for Diverse Learning Environments
- Human Development Topics
- Issues in Human Development
- MTTC School Counselor Flashcards