CMDP 114 - Theory and Practice of Group Counseling
This course will focus on the theory and practice of group counseling and the application to the chemical dependency counseling field. Concepts include: therapeutic factors; stages of group development, process and content, and role taking in groups. The course also examines the various types of groups including Yalom’s interactional group psychotherapy, States of Change/ Motivational Interviewing groups. Cognitive Behavioral groups, and Psychodrama. This course utilizes a combination of lecture/discussion and experiential exercises to familiarize the student with course content. Courses offered every fall and spring semester.