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ERIC Number: ED532306
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 328
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-5562-0311-4
Group Work and Outreach Plans for College Counselors
Fitch, Trey, Ed.; Marshall, Jennifer L., Ed.
American Counseling Association
In this book, group work and college counseling leaders offer step-by-step instruction in the effective use and processing of structured group activities on topics such as test anxiety; stress and anxiety management; ADHD; career development; substance abuse; eating disorders; and the unique concerns faced by GLBT students, first-generation students, ethnic minority populations, student athletes, and combat veterans. The descriptions of each activity include tips for successful implementation as well as an overview of relevant theory and research on the topic. Handouts throughout the text enhance the book's usefulness in the classroom and with faculty and parents. The book is divided into three parts: Part I, Introduction and Ethical Considerations, contains the following: (1) Introduction: (Trey Fitch and Jennifer L. Marshall); (2) Ethics and Legal Issues for Group Work (Burt Bertram). Part II, Group Activities for College Settings, contains: (3) Transitions: Connecting and Succeeding on Campus (Amy Nitza, Martyn Whittingham, and Leslie Markowitz); (4) The Test Anxiety Reduction Program (Charles R. Crews, Janet Froeschle, and Richard Driscoll); (5) Gaining Perspective Series: A Career Group for College Students (Kevin Gaw and Stacy Smyk); (6) Career Development Through Career Construction Counseling: A Group Method (Susan R. Barclay, Kevin B. Stoltz, and Lori A. Wolff); (7) A Group Intervention for First Generation College Students (Sherri L. Rings and Mara Washburn); (8) Chapter 8 Supporting College Students With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Miranda Hellenbrand and Kari Much); (9) Psychodrama and Family Relationships (Trey Fitch and Stephen Giunta); (10) Creative Counseling to Raise Self-Awareness in College Students (Allison Smith); (11) Interpersonal Process Groups in College and University Settings (Mary Kate Reese); (12) A Spiritual Development Group for College Students (Gayle L. Reed); (13) Relationships in Black (Shamika Y. L. Hall, Kelly A. McDonnell, and Donald E. Knight; (14) Supporting Students of Color on Campus (Sam Steen, Dana Griffin, and Qi Shi); (15) Support Group for Gay and Lesbian Students (M. Carolyn Thomas and Paul F. Hard); (16) Group Work for College Students With Eating Issues (Amanda M. Thomas -Evans, John L. Klem, Jamie S. Carney, and Mary A. Belknap); (17) The Media, Body Dissatisfaction, and the Thin Ideal: A Group Model for College Women (Juleen K. Buser); (18) Self-Care and Eating Issues (Catherine Cook-Cottone); (19) A Collegiate Children of Alcoholics/Addicts Psychoeducational Group (Mark Woodford, Juleen K. Buser, Linda Riccobono, and Rebecca Bartuska); (20) Substance Abuse Counseling With College Students (Edil Torres Rivera, Whitney A. Hendricks, and Perry Peace); (21) Group Programs for College Students: Combat Veterans (Eric Manley); (22) A Psychoeducational Group for Student Athletes With Performance Anxiety (Jason Braun); (23) A Psychoeducational Group Intervention for Childhood Emotional Abuse (Trevor J. Buser); and (24) Group Work for Self-Injuring Clients (Trevor J. Buser). Part III Outreach Activities for College Settings, includes the following chapters: (25) Freshman Orientation: The Counseling Center (S. Lenoir Gillam and Dan Rose); (26) Chapter 26 Academic Self-Confidence: An Outreach Presentation (Sherri L. Rings and Ana L. Zevallos); (27) Planning Your Career Path (Chester Robinson); (28) Teaching Mediation for Student Affairs and Residential Advisors (Jennifer L. Marshall); (29) Life Gets Overwhelming! Tips for Overcoming (Carolyn W. Kern and Sheila Soslow); (30) Beating Stress (Brian Van Brunt, Courtney Clippert, and Rodney Martin); (31) Stress Reduction Clinic: A Series of Experiential Programs (Mark W. St. Martin, Kelly A. McDonnell, and Elaine L. Phillips); (32) Ayeli: A Native American-Based Group Centering Technique for College Students (Michael Tlanusta Garrett, Michael D. Brubaker, Edil Torres Rivera, Dennis E. Gregory, and Cyrus R. Williams); (33) Overview of Psychological Disorders for Faculty and Staff Development (Jennifer L. Marshall and Trey Fitch); (34) Outreach for College Students Related to Mood and Anxiety Management (Janice DeLucia-Waack, Deepti Athalye, Kelly Floyd, Mandy Howard, and Sarah Kuszczak); (35) Responding to a Death on Campus (Brian Van Brunt, Ron Rountree, Debra Crisp, and Perry Francis); and (36) Suicide on College Campuses (Suzanne L. Dunn).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Counseling Association