This course teaches basic group and individual client-therapist interaction skills including methods of establishing rapport, giving feedback and employing therapeutic use of self. Students use frames of reference and practice models to design client-centered groups, write group protocols, analyze activities, implement specific group techniques and evaluate progress of self and group members.
Relationship to curriculum design
This course utilizes the full learning process of discover, integrate, apply and reflect as espoused in the curriculum design. The competencies addressed and measured in this course include: communication, personal growth and intervention.