A therapy group is a living system and as such goes through a developmental process in order to achieve a state of mature functioning. Part of the therapist's job is to attend to and assist in that development so that the group is structured as an effective therapeutic tool to promote the growth of its members. This workshop will consist of theory and group experience in order to learn how to work with the group as a whole and achieve a high level of group cohesioin and effectiveness.
Learning Objectives - Participants Will Be Able To:
- List the different types of therapy groups
- Describe the value of the group as a whole perspective
- Give examples of group as a whole interventions
- State the different stages of group development
- Discuss how group norms are developed
- Identify early issues that emerge in group work and how they are resolved
- List the different roles that emerge in the group
- Describe the different stages of group imago adjustment that occur
Level Beginner, Intermediate
Dates July 17 - 18, 2020
Times 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
Tuition $340 if registered one month in advance, $100 deposit ($360 afterward)
Faculty Vann Joines, Ph.D.
CE Credits (APA): 12 / Contact Hours (NBCC): 12