ERIC Number: EJ1037780
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
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Reference Count: 45
Group Work: Pleasure or Pain? An Effective Guidance Activity or a Poor Substitute for One-to-One Interactions with Young People?
International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, v13 n3 p173-186 Oct 2013
This paper defines the concept of personal learning and development (PLD) group work as a guidance activity in both career counselling and youth support practice. It introduces the FAAST model-a framework for planning, preparing and delivering PLD group sessions (Westergaard in Effective group work with young people. Open University, Maidenhead, 2009). The paper goes on to present a research project exploring PLD group work. Key findings are shared at the initial stages of the study related to the efficacy of PLD group work and the use of the FAAST model in the planning, preparation and delivery of group sessions.
Descriptors: Group Activities, Guidance, Career Counseling, Youth Programs, Individual Development, Models
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