ERIC Number: ED327745
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Self/Career Development: Facilitating Small Group Process.
This module is designed to help prospective school counselors expand their understanding of group process, examine their own attitudes and behaviors in groups, and learn components for facilitating small group process with self/career development themes. The module begins with a short review of research on effective counselors and a brief discussion of the necessary conditions for facilitating small groups. The following modules are included: (1) small group process: reviewing the counselor's beliefs and the facilitative conditions (including an article on establishing a healthy psychological learning climate); (2) image recall: tracing attitudes toward, and behaviors in groups; (3) self-assessment: focusing on small group behavior (including Louis Thayer's Self Assessment Inventory); (4) the small group: becoming aware of interactions and the process; and (5) career help groups: facilitating foundations. References are included. (TE)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Counselor Training, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Behavior, Group Counseling, Group Dynamics, Group Experience, Interpersonal Communication, Learning Modules, School Counseling, School Counselors, Self Evaluation (Groups), Self Evaluation (Individuals), Sensitivity Training
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Eastern Michigan Univ., Ypsilanti. Dept. of Leadership and Counseling.