Students will select a type of group they want to develop (e.g. domestic violence group, substance abuse group, self-esteem group, etc.). Students will provide their preferred theory of group work for this type of group and discuss elements of group behavior, elements of member behavior and elements of therapist behavior. Students will be required to create and design their own six (6) session group covering the following areas:
The assignment must be written and formatted according to APA style. In addition, the paper must include a minimum of six (6) distinct in-text citations other than the course textbooks. In-text citations should be formatted according to APA style. See below for more information about in-text citations and references.
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Designing Your Own Group PaperDesigning Your Own Group PaperCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContentStudent completed all content requirements of the assignment. This includes: Identifying the type of group, including 6 sessions of the group (using 2nd level APA headings) that cover: the target population; the structure including an outline; group activities and ice breakers; theories and techniques to be used; and leadership skills.25 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStructure, Grammar, SpellingStudent used appropriate APA format, master’s-level spelling and grammar, and stayed within the page limits of the assignment.5 pts
Total Points: 30PreviousNext
Books for the class are: Pelech, W. Basso Inclusive Group work
A Mutual aid model for social work with groups Steinberg, D.M