ERIC Number: ED219694
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-May-12
Reference Count: 0
The Adolescent Therapy Club: An Encouragenic Support Group.
Rich, Ray B.
This article presents the rationale and techniques of the Adolescent Therapy Club which encourages experiences that facilitate optimal social/emotional development in a non-threatening counseling group. The role of the school counselor in teaching students to be group members and moderating activities and discussions is described. Student responsibilities for successful group functioning are outlined. The paper discusses the club's operational philosophy and describes group activities which encourage positive self esteem and peer relationships while allowing opportunities for the counselor to model encouragenic behavior. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (28th, Amherst, MA, June 13-17, 1980).