Course Description for Advanced Practice in Group Therapy
Advanced Practice in Group Therapy
Prerequisites: MHS 6510, MHS 6941
Advanced Practice in Group Therapy is designed to provide students with specialized knowledge of group theory, research and practice. Students will explore the application of group psychotherapy in culturally diverse populations and in diverse practice settings. Special emphasis will be placed upon existential-humanistic approaches which focus on here-and-now interactions between group members and on groups which incorporate nonverbal forms of self-expression. Students will also practice a variety of advanced group leadership skills needed to facilitate different types of group formats.