Educational Session

LIVA18011 - Group Counseling 101: Fifteen Essential Skills

Oct 9, 2018 3:29pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $69.00
Members: $39.00


Essential group leadership skills will be discussed and demonstrated. Skills for the beginning, middle and closing phases will be shown. Much time will be spent on the art of engagement—a key skill in effectively leading groups. Skills for controlling difficult members will be highlighted. Creative leadership skills will be presented along with ways to engage other members while working with one member. Skills for conducting and processing exercises will be demonstrated. You will leave with new ideas.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will cite at least three more ways to be creative in group counseling sessions.
  • Participants will identify at least three ways to make group counseling more engaging.
  • Participants will identify at least five creative techniques that work with difficult, mandated clients.


  • Ed E. Jacobs, PhD, Coordinator of Master's Program--WVU, West Virginia University
  • Christian D. Chan, PhD, Assistant Professor of Counseling, Idaho State University


  • 1.50 - Clock Hours
  • 1.50 - NBCC
  • 1.50 - CRCC
  • 1.50 - Ohio Hours
  • 1.50 - Washington Hours

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