SRJC Course Outlines

4/23/2021 4:34:27 AMHUSV 92 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HUSV 92Title:  INTRO GROUP COUNSELING  
Full Title:  Introduction to Group Counseling
Last Reviewed:3/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  COUN 92

Catalog Description:
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An introduction to the dynamics of group interaction with emphasis upon the individual's firsthand experience as a group leader and member. The factors involved in problems of communication, effective emotional responses and personal growth will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on group process as a means of changing behavior.  This course is designed to help students who will function as leaders in a variety of small group situations.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Course Completion of COUN 90 and Course Completion of AODS 90

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
An introduction to the dynamics of group interaction with emphasis upon the individual's firsthand experience as a group leader and member. The factors involved in problems of communication, effective emotional responses and personal growth will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on group process as a means of changing behavior.  This course is designed to help students who will function as leaders in a variety of small group situations.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Course Completion of COUN 90 and Course Completion of AODS 90
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2006Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Construct and facilitate a group counseling exercise.
2.  Examine and demonstrate the necessary characteristics of an effective group facilitator.
3.  Interpret and explain the types of clients in a group.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Identify and describe the various stages of group development.
2. Compare and contrast the various strategies for addressing issues
    within a group.
3. Identify and analyze the various models of group leadership.
4. Determine appropriateness of experiential exercises in groups.
5. Identify and analyze the different types of people a group leader
    will encounter.
6. Evaluate and describe the unique characteristics of specialized
    groups.
7. Define and discuss ethical and professional behavior of group
    leaders.
8. Compare and demonstrate group counseling techniques.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction to Major Components of Group
    A. Member roles
    B. Leader intervention
    C. Group developmental stages
    D. Group structure
    E. Group setting
    F. Group models
    G. Theoretical approaches
 
II. Models of Group Leadership
    A. Psychoeducational group
    B. Support group
    C. Skills development group
 
III. Ethical and Professional Considerations
 
IV. Skills for Group Leaders
    A. Reframing
    B. Rephrasing
    C. Reflecting
    D. Blocking
    E. Summarizing
    F. Cueing and linking
 
V. Use of Exercises in Groups
    A. Breathing exercise
    B. Introduction exercise
 
VI. Transition Stages of the Group
    A. Beginning
    B. Middle
    C. Ending
 
VII. Dealing with Group Difficulties
    A. Emotional contagion
    B. Group manipulation
    C. Resistant member
    D. Silent member
    E. Group confrontation
 
VIII. Closing or Ending a Group
    A. Time management
    B. Final check in
    C. Summary

Assignments:
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1. Read assigned textbook and supplemental reading material of approximately 25-35 pages per
    week
2. Write 1-3 page reflection paper on being a member and observer of a simulated group
    counseling
3. Write a specific population research paper and determine appropriate group counseling
    approaches
4. Facilitate simulated group counseling and write self-evaluation paper about leading group
    counseling
5. Chapter quizzes (0-5), midterm exam (1-2), and final

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
40 - 70%
Reflection paper, research paper, self-evaluation
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 35%
Facilitate simulated group counseling session
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 10%
Quizzes (0-5), midterm exam(s), and final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy:  A Treatment Improvement Protocol TIP 41; Georgi, Jeffrey M. and Flores, Philip J. US Department of Health and Human Services Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. 2014 (classic)
 
Groups-Process and Practice. 10th ed. Schneider Corey, Marianne and Corey, Gerald and Corey, Cindy. Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning Publications. 2018
 
Instructor prepared materials.

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