The Practice of Group Work

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This course explores elements of group work practice in clinical and educational settings and includes experiential activities to build the group worker's skill/competence in leading groups. Students will participate in a brief, personal growth small-group to grasp important aspects related to becoming skilled group leaders. These aspects include: planning and preparing to lead the group; understanding leaders' roles and responsibilities; facilitating group dynamics to promote positive changes in participants; co-leading; designing group work curricula; and considering the ethical issues inherent in therapeutic group work.

Courses are subject to change at any time. Current students should check mySSA for days, times, and room numbers.