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Course Details
Course Information
(Online Instructor-Led)
Course Name
Basic Group Counseling Skills (03)

Edition / Subject
2.25.2019 / Counseling


Summary
This course will provide basic group counseling skills that apply evidence-based addiction research into real-world practice. Skills that address heterogeneous group populations (e .g., stage of the recovery process, age, gender, cultural diversity, sexual orientation, dual diagnoses, socioeconomic status, education, and support systems) unique to substance use treatment will be provided.

Description
This course will provide basic group counseling skills that apply evidence-based addiction research into real-world practice. Skills that address heterogeneous group populations (e .g., stage of the recovery process, age, gender, cultural diversity, sexual orientation, dual diagnoses, socioeconomic status, education, and support systems) unique to substance use treatment will be provided. This course also includes a targeted Technical Assistance component of four live interactive web-conference calls (1 per week) with the instructor as an additional course resource for the participants.
Objectives
Knowledge of the basic structure and principles of organizing and developing a clinical group.Identification of the steps needed to build group cohesiveness.Development of realistic, achievable group goals consistent with achieving and maintaining recovery. Facilitation of the development of basic and life skills associated with recovery for group members. Application of group counseling skills to meet the individual needs of each member while creating a "whole" resilient group.
Requirements
Lessons in Course
Lesson Delivery Method Start Date End Date
Week 1: Introduction to Basic Group Counseling Online Instructor-Led 2/25/2019 3/3/2019
Week 2: The Group Experience Part 1: Connecting Online Instructor-Led 3/4/2019 3/10/2019
Week 3: Intro & Group Role Play Online Instructor-Led 3/11/2019 3/17/2019
Week 4: Intro & Group Role Play (Cont.) Online Instructor-Led 3/18/2019 3/24/2019
Certificates
Name Credits Price
Free NAADAC Certificate (8 CEUs) 8 $0.00

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