Course content will be guided by research, empirical knowledge and best practice. The following values and principles, consistent with professional standards, inform course content.
Small group practice
This course will conform to Douglas College policy regarding the number and weighting of evaluations. Typical means of assessment may include some or all of the following:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify and describe situations and settings where group skills are needed
2. Apply group theory including group dynamics and the stages of group development to case examples and experiential group activities;
3. Demonstrate a range of skills to work effectively as a participant or leader of a group;
4. Describe issues and skills related to facilitating and working in intercultural groups;
5. Describe and employ strategies to manage obstacles to successful group processes and outcomes;
6. Identify strategies and tools for evaluation of group effectiveness;
7. Describe options for effective group and community practice with immigrant and refugee groups;
8. Describe methods of collaboration and versatility in work with community colleagues and partners.
Text(s) such as the following, the list to be updated periodically:
Corey, M., Corey, G. & Corey, C. (2014). Groups: Process and practice (9th ed.). Boston: Brooks/Cole
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||No credit||2017/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC SOCW 2XX (1.5)||2019/05/01 to -|