HSER 245 : Group Counseling
This course provides theoretical and experiential training in facilitating self-exploration and growth groups. It is designed to encourage knowledge and skill development in selecting group members, establishing group norms and goals, attending to ethical codes of conduct, setting group climate, developing group activities, promoting group and individual growth, and making appropriate group interventions. Learners will be members of an in-class group and also be responsible for facilitating a group. Theories of group counseling will be explored. This course supports the development of learners who are either currently working in the field, or who wish to enter human service or one of the helping professions.