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Group Dynamics

Code:
COUN 3583

This course provides students with an overview of the concepts and principles relevant to therapeutic group work. There are three main areas of focus that will be covered; types of group work, the theoretical stages of group process and ethical techniques for enhancing therapeutic outcomes. The course examines group stage-related themes such as preparing members, forming group norms, establishing member goals, addressing confidentiality and trust related issues, working with strong emotions and consolidation of learning. An experiential component of the course provides students with the opportunity to experience group process both as a group member and facilitator. Feedback on students’ involvement in group process will be provided by the professor and through related assignments


Equivalents:

  • COUN 3553
  • COUN 3503

Prerequisites:

  • SSW 2582 Interviewing & Counselling Skills II
  • Or COUN 2552 INTERVIEWING SKILLS 2
  • Or SSW 2500 INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELLING SKILLS II
  • Or COUN 2502 INTERVIEWING SKILLS II

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CRN Day Date Time Hours Location/
Delivery Method
Fee Availability
10764January 12, 2021 to April 20, 202112:00 am - 12:01 am42Online$319.17
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