HUM 226 Group Skills for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling (3 credits)
This course is designed to present a variety of theoretical approaches to group techniques applicable to counseling alcoholics, addicts and adult children. Experiential exercises for practicing group techniques and skills will be utilized including screening clients and setting up a group. There will be an emphasis on managing group processes such as norm development dealing with reluctance and resistance and other disruptive techniques. The emphasis of the course is on group leader preparation and training. Prerequisite: HUM 159 or Permission of Instructor.