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Individual & Group Counseling - Chapter Summary
Different types of groups in counseling are covered in the short videos in this chapter. The purpose of individual counseling is also explored. When you've completed each of the lessons, you will have also had the opportunity to learn about:
- The basic structure of counseling
- Major group counseling theories
- Key ethical considerations in group counseling
- Group counseling issues
Watch the video lessons at a time that suits your schedule. These videos individually only take about five minutes to complete. If you'd like to reexamine any segments, the handy video tags will let you easily do so. You can take each lesson's short self-assessment quiz to make sure you have a strong grip on the material.
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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Other chapters within the GACE School Counseling (603): Practice & Study Guide course
- Educational & Counseling Foundations
- Roles & Responsibilities of the Guidance Counselor
- Counseling Theories & Models
- Human Development Topics
- Human Development Issues
- Crisis Intervention Purpose & Theories
- Comprehensive School Counseling Programs
- Curriculum Development & Delivery
- Learning Assessments
- Diversity & Equality Issues in School Counseling
- Strategies for Diverse Learning Environments
- College Counseling Tools
- Career Counseling Tools
- Program Evaluation for School Counselors
- GACE School Counseling Flashcards