Course Title : Group Dynamics and Counseling
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
Lecture
(hours/week)
Seminar
(hours/week)
Lab
(hours/week)
Credits ECTS
PSD 314-1 B 6 3 1 0 3.50 4
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language English
Course Level
Description A study of the development of group dynamics, and theories regarding instruction group, group counseling and therapy group. Leadership styles are explored, techniques and roles, ethics and legal issues related to the group interventions.
Objectives This course aims to: introduce the basic theories and procedures of group counseling. utilize classroom lecture, discussions and film materials. to provide the ability to show an understanding of the theories and procedures used in the control group.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1Presentations, discussions of curriculum, ethical and legal issues
2Types of groups. Multicultural perspective on group work. Diversity and competent group counselor.
3The group counsellor as a person and professional. The coleadership model.
4Ethical and legal issues in group counselling
5Theories of group counselling
6Techniques of group counselling
7Forming a group
8Mid term exam
9Initial stage of a group
10Transition stage of a group.
11Working stage of a group.
12Final stage of a group.
13Group counselling applied in the school settings with pupils and students.
14Group counselling with children and other groups.
15Project presentation
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Demonstrate understanding of the principles of group dynamics, including group process components, theories of development, stages, roles and behaviors of the group members, and therapeutic factors of group work.
2Demonstrate understanding of leadership styles and group access, including characteristics of various types of group leaders and leadership styles.
3Demonstrate understanding of theories of group counseling, including commonalities, distinguishing characteristics and relevant research literature.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms130
Quizzes00
Projects120
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade50
Contribution of final examination to overall grade50
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
(hours)
Total Workload
(hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16464
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14114
Assignments 122
Midterms 199
Final examination 11111
Other 000
Total Work Load 100
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 4
ECTS 4

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