Group Work in Human Services

HUS-200 : Group Work in Human Services

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Hum/Soc
Subject:
Hum/Soc
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course exposes students to various groups that are encountered when working in the Human Services field. Students observe and analyze key aspects of group dynamics such as power and control within a variety of small-group settings: counseling, discussion, support groups. Students explore and practice key interpersonal skills such as conflict resolution, decision-making and goal-setting under instructor-guided simulations. Leadership skills are developed along with personal behavioral style. Various theoretical perspectives are discussed throughout the course.