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2023-2024 General Catalog 
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HSV 229 - Group Facilitation Techniques

Course Department: Social Science
Last Date of Approval: Spring 2022

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
This course will examine the group interaction and processes and how students can use this knowledge in their careers. Attention will be given to how groups can be used to promote growth in their members as well as promote social change. The course focuses on developing an ability to identify community leadership and increasing skills in mobilizing community resources to meet social needs and improve quality of life.  Students will obtain leadership skills to organize and manage groups that will be useful in their personal and professional life.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face and online

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Outcome 1: Summarize group development.
Outcome 2: Appraise diversity, creativity, and ethical/legal aspects of groups.
Outcome 3: Analyze groups throughout the life span.
Outcome 4: Compare theory, history, and trends of groups.

Course Objectives:

Objective 1: Manage group development and effectively demonstrate group leadership.

Objective 2: Integrate group dynamics and process activities.

Objective 3: Practice the beginning of a group and design a working stage in a group-performing working stage and closing a group.

Objective 4: Explain the transition period of a group: storming and norming.

Objective 5: Organize group work with culturally diverse populations adults, as well as elders.

Objective 6: Extrapolate groups by their specialty and creativity.

Objective 7: Employ ethical and legal aspects of working with groups.

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