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ERIC Number: ED350559
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 149
Abstractor: N/A
Group Counseling: A Practical Self-Concept Approach for the Helping Professional.
Cohn, Benjamin; Osborne, W. Larry
In this book, techniques are thoroughly outlined for counselors to use during group counseling to facilitate the process. Specific examples are given to illustrate problems that might arise. Specific examples and sections for junior high/middle and secondary school counselors are a part of this book, offering guidelines for establishing and conducting an effective group counseling program. Suggestions are presented for assessing and evaluating the program addressing questions of accountability to administrators, teachers, students, and parents. A list of suggested readings is provided for those who are interested in learning more about group counseling. After an overview on group counseling these chapter topics are presented: (1) the need and advantages of group counseling; (2) the conceptual model of group counseling; (3) the group counselor's role; (4) group counseling techniques; (5) practical applications; (6) possible problem situations and ways to handle them; (7) establishing a group counseling program in a junior high/middle or secondary school; (8) gaining support for a group counseling program in a school; and (9) assessment and evaluation. An appendix includes a diagram of the conceptual model; a table of the developmental self-concept process model; a parent questionnaire; a personal rating sheet; a guidelines and assessment form; and reprinting of ethical guidelines from the Journal for Specialists in Group Work. (ABL)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A