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Christian, David D.; Brown, Cian L.; Portrie-Bethke, Torey L. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2019
This study explored the group developmental process of Adventure Therapy (AT) conducted with 9th grade students (n = 20). Researchers measured avoidance, conflict, and cohesion and compared results from this study to the development of traditional counseling groups. Results suggested that AT groups follow a similar developmental process as…
Descriptors: Group Therapy, Group Dynamics, Adventure Education, Grade 9
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Martin Kivlighan, D., III.; Adams, Marie C.; Obrecht, Ashlie; Kim, J. Y. Cindy; Ward, Brianna; Latino, Christian A. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2019
Despite the common use of experiential training groups for group therapy training, the essential features of training groups have not been fully realized yet. Few studies have tested the impact of cohesion on trainees' session-to-session development over the course of a training group. As such, this study empirically tested the association between…
Descriptors: Group Therapy, Allied Health Personnel, Trainees, Group Unity
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Guth, Lorraine J.; Pollard, Brittany L.; Nitza, Amy; Puig, Ana; Chan, Christian D.; Singh, Anneliese A.; Bailey, Hopeton – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2019
The Association for Specialists in Group Work's (ASGW) Special Initiatives Committee created a document offering 10 strategies for intentionally using group work to transform hate, facilitate courageous conversations, and enhance community building. Group workers can utilize these methods and resources to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion…
Descriptors: Group Counseling, Social Bias, Inclusion, Counseling Techniques
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Ali, Shainna; Lambie, Glenn W. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2019
Although the need for counseling specific to LGBTQ+ coming out concerns is recognized, limited empirical evidence exists to substantiate such claims. Therefore, the primary purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between LGBTQ+ young adults' (ages 18-24) group therapeutic factor scores and their levels of coping, appraisal of…
Descriptors: Self Disclosure (Individuals), Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Reiser, Jenson E.; McCarthy, Christopher J. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
This exploratory study evaluated a short-term (6-8 weeks) psychoeducation and support group for teachers focused on stress prevention and mindfulness (labeled SPAM group). A total of 4 groups were implemented in different schools, and evaluation was conducted with quantitative (pre- and post-measures of teacher vulnerability to stress, job…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Prevention, Metacognition, Psychoeducational Methods
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Gray, Tara M.; Rubel, Deborah – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
The purpose of this study was to develop a grounded theory of how adolescents experience the cohesion process in rural school counseling groups. A total of 20 individual interviews with 7 participants were conducted. Data analysis generated the central category of the cohesion process as "sticking together," which describes a "tight…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, School Counseling, Adolescent Development, Grounded Theory
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Hall, Brenda S.; Harper, Irene; Korcuska, James – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
We explored students' experiences of a graduate level group course infused with components of the Relational Cultural Theory (RCT). During the didactic and experiential aspects of 2 semester-long group courses, the faculty instructors and students focused on creating an environment of safety, connection, and empowerment. The instructor and…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Student Attitudes
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Burt, Isaac – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
This study investigated a current trend in anger-management groups labeled as leadership development. The goal of the investigation was to determine if leadership is a critical factor in working with angry youth. A total of 52 middle school-aged adolescents from 2 schools served as participants. Of those, 18 participants received a strength-based,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Group Counseling, Leadership Training, Psychological Patterns
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Springer, Sarah I.; Land, Christy W.; Moss, Lauren J.; Cinotti, Daniel – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
Group counseling interventions can be complex to assess and research. Over the years, The "Journal for Specialists in Group Work" ("JSGW") has highlighted many of these challenges and offered valued approaches to designing projects that promote the efficacy and meaningfulness of group work in various settings. Similarly, school…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Data Collection, Teamwork, Cooperative Learning
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Newton, Therese L.; Ohrt, Jonathan H. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
Approximately 39-49% of college students have experienced grief due to death in the past 24 months. Students' grief is often complicated due to the nature of their developmental characteristics (e.g., searching for autonomy, identity development, career direction, academic pressure, and formation of intimate relationships). Group mindfulness-based…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Grief, College Students, Group Therapy
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Brouzos, Andreas; Vassilopoulos, Stephanos P.; Baourda, Vasiliki C. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
Studies examining processes in youth group psychotherapy are scarce. This article reports on the development and psychometric properties of the Psychoeducational Group Alliance Scale for Children (PGAS-c). This scale was designed to assess the therapeutic alliance that develops between the members and the facilitator in a psychoeducational group…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Test Construction, Psychometrics, Group Counseling
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Zhu, Peitao – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
The experiential growth group (EGG) is a common pedagogical activity employed in counselor education and is required by CACREP and ASGW standards. However, various parameters of such a training modality were not specified. The author first reviewed the multitude of current EGG delivery methods and student experiences in EGG. Then, 3 aspects of the…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Counselor Training, Delivery Systems, Student Experience
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Springer, Sarah I.; Moss, Lauren J.; Cinotti, Daniel; Land, Christy W. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
This consensual qualitative research (CQR) study explored the group leadership supervisory experiences of (n = 10) school counseling internship students. Findings suggest the importance of fostering group leader advocacy skills and the need to assess students' group leadership supervisory experiences during fieldwork placement. Implications for…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Training, Internship Programs, Counselor Educators
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Kiweewa, John M.; Gilbride, Dennis; Luke, Melissa; Clingerman, Tamara – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
This article reports results of a study that tracked growth factors in experiential training groups through Tuckman's conceptual framework of group development using Critical Incidents methodology and quantitative description. We sought to explore whether different growth factors varied in salience over the course of each of the groups' life and…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Counselor Training, Group Activities, Counselor Educators
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Oh, Seungbin; Mitchell, Michelle D.; McKinzie Bennett, Caitlyn; Rendon Finnell, Laura; Saliba, Yvette; Heard, Nevin J.; Pennock, Elizabeth R. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
This study investigated the effect of journal sharing in counselor education experiential growth groups. Outcome measures included change in group cohesion over time and rate of group cohesion change after controlling for level of goal attainment. Counseling students were assigned to either treatment (i.e., journal sharing; n = 38) or control…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Journal Writing, Diaries, Shared Resources and Services
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