HSW 220: Group Dynamics and Counseling

online available

In this course, students are introduced to using small groups to promote change. Group dynamics and developmental theory are studied in depth. Concepts such as norms, conformity, cohesion and patterns of interaction are covered. Problems such as scapegoating and triangulation are analyzed. The following competencies are taught: screening candidates, composing the group, attending to thoughts and feelings, linking, observing group process, using activities and exercises, and ethical group practice.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; HSW 100 or SOC 100, minimum grade "C"

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
offered in the daytime offered at nighttime offered in the daytime offered at nighttime  

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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