Examines the stages of group development, group dynamics, the role of the leader in a group, and recognition of the various types of group processes. Discusses models of group dynamics that occur as a result of group membership dynamics. Students will be expected to integrate prior knowledge & skills from HMS 251-252 - Substance Abuse I-II and HMS 121 - Counseling Skills I. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
The course is designed to fulfill, in part, the requirements for the AAS degree in Human Services/Substance Abuse, and in part, to meet state certification requirements in Substance Abuse.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Prerequisites are HMS 251-252 - Substance Abuse I-II and HMS 121 - Counseling Skills I.
B. Responding to group members
C. Personalizing with self:
D. Using confrontation in groups with the chemically dependent client (including self)
E. Using the skill of self-disclosure
F. Responding with immediacy (between group members)
B. Students are required to identify and share one or more personal problems or issues during the life of the group.
C. Students will take action on personal insights acquired in the group through relevant homework.
D. Students must attend all classes.
E. Students will complete a minimum of two observations of counseling groups within a human service agency.