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2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Nov 28, 2022
2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog
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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
In this course, students are introduced to group work, including theoretical approaches, personal and professional characteristic of an effective group leader, guidelines for forming a group, and leader and participant tasks and behaviors throughout the stages a group. Group counseling ethical, professional, and legal considerations, as well as multicultural issues are discussed throughout the course. Experiential and interactive learning is supplemented by lecture and video demonstration. Using evidence-based practice techniques, students research and evaluate a group intervention of their choice. Students develop a group proposal and demonstrate proficiency in leading a group of their choice. Participation in a 10-week experiential group is required (lab).
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PLAN: Clin Rehab and Mntl Hlth Cnsln or SBPLAN: Rehabilitation Counseling (Health and Rehabilitation Scs-MS)

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