About This Chapter
Who's It For?
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- Students who have fallen behind in understanding individual and group counseling techniques
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about counseling psychology (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about individual and group counseling techniques
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra counseling psychology learning resources
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- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in an individual and group counseling techniques unit of a standard counseling psychology course. Topics covered include:
- Individual counseling's definition and purpose
- Theories and types of group counseling
- Group counseling's history and ethics
- Stages of group experience in counseling
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.
5. The Stages of the Group Experience in Counseling
In this lesson, you will learn about the different stages of a typical counseling group, from obtaining a leader and screening members, to termination of the group and followup by the leader. Each stage has different experiences for group members.
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