PYG 603: Group Apprch MH Coun

2011-08-05 -

Maximum Increased. 7/12/11 – Meeting dates/times clarified.

Synonym:

78064 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Torey Portrie-Bethke

Credits:

3

Seats:

26

Semester:

Fall 2011

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 8/30 - 9/20 (12:45PM-3:15PM)
Tuesdays 9/27 - 11/15 (12:15PM-3:15PM)
Tuesdays 11/22 - 12/13 (12:45PM-3:15PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Group & Social Systems Assessment & Intervention Strategies
Required of and restricted to CMHC II and CMHC-SAAC II students; others by written permission of Program Director provided to the Registrar’s Office via Antioch email.
Prerequisite: PY 590A, Fundamentals of Therapeutic Interaction

This course is designed to help students gain a solid theoretical and practical knowledge of group dynamics, group development, and group leadership styles. Students will learn to observe and understand group process on a variety of levels. The course will give students the opportunity to practice group facilitation and will prepare them to work in various types of groups. The course will balance presentation, discussions and experiential learning in a group culture. The course includes 10 hours of small group experience with required student participation.