introduction to counselling
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Respond to each question in a collegial manner (i.e., full sentences) in APA (6th ed.) format. For questions and answers, this means provide in-text citations for your responses.
What are the major differences between encounter groups, psychoeducational groups, counseling groups, therapy groups, and support/self-help groups?
Provide examples of client issues that might be well served by two of the following groups: encounter groups, psychoeducational groups, counseling groups, therapy groups, and support/self-help groups.
Discuss the role of the leader in counseling groups.
When is it essential for the leader to intervene in a group? Give examples of times when leaders should always intervene.
What are the advantages of group work over individual counseling? What are the potential disadvantages and/or limitations?
Identify and Describe the stages of group development.
Discuss the concept of symptoms as metaphors. Give specific examples.
Discuss the decision-making model Joanning and Keoughan (2005) developed for addressing sexual problems. Apply the model to a couple who might come to you for counseling.
Based on your own personal biases and experiences, what challenges might you face when counseling couples or families?
What do you perceive to be your strengths if you were to work with families and couples?