This subject aims to develop professional, advanced Groupwork skills and knowledge. Students will be taught essential groupwork theory and develop skills through training exercises. Students will learn advanced level groupwork conceptualization and practice those conceptualizations with targeted client groups. The emphasis will be on the integration of groupwork conceptualization with practice.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Unit 1: Definitions of key terms encountered in Groupwork literature; a description of the developmental stages through which groups pass. (2 weeks) Unit 2: Ethics and Professional Issues in Groupwork. Unit 3: Theoretical Approaches in Counselling Groups - Psychoanalytic, Adlerian, Psychodrama, Existential, RET, Transactional Analysis. Unit 4: Fundamentals of Groups - structure, processes, cohesion, group purposes, group ethos, termination of groups. Unit 5: The effective, purposive group leader - styles and approaches. Unit 6: Commonly occurring problems in groups. Professional Development and Support in groupwork. Unit 7: Evaluation and Groupwork Unit 8: Groups for Children Unit 9: Groups for Adolescents Unit 10: Groups for Adults Unit 11:Groups for the elderly Unit 12:Groups for the disabled Unit 13:Groups for Institutional clients
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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.