GCU BHS 240 Therapy Groups Paper

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GCU BHS 240 Therapy Groups Paper


Review the list of group types below and select one for this assignment:

  1. Task Group
  2. Psychoeducational Group
  3. Support Group
  4. Therapeutic Group

With your selected group type in mind, consider the population and topic of the group you will design.

Write a 1,200- to 1,500-word description of the group including the need and purpose it will serve in your community. Include the following in your description:

  1. Group population (age, gender, etc.)
  2. Group topic, in addition to the need and purpose the group will serve (support, therapy, etc.)
  3. Screening tools used to match the appropriate client to the appropriate group. What type of screening questions or criterion might you use to select your group members?
  4. What type(s) of documentation will you need for the group to operate and/or complete its goals? This might include a progress report or note. It may also include a consent for treatment.
  5. At least three scholarly resources outside of your course textbook

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

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Benchmark Information

This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competency:

BS Behavioral Health Science