Advanced Group Skills

Course Code CYWP-208
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: This course is intended to help students develop the facilitation and leadership skills required for using groups as a therapeutic tool. The student will explore and consolidate the theoretical material acquired in Groupwork Theory (CYWP-109). The student will also form and participate in practice group sessions each week. These practice sessions will provide the student with the opportunity to observe and apply the theoretical material and to develop and use observational, analytical, leadership and facilitation skills. The student will learn to recognize and deal with problem behaviours, conflict, decision making and problem solving. The student will learn practical approaches to facilitating groups of different ages and abilities of children and youth.