Psychoeducation Discussion

Question Description

imagine you are going to prepare to lead a counseling or psychoeducational group at your school site to improve academic outcomes.

If you will not be working in a school setting, please modify the instructions and make them applicable to your site. For example, if you would be in a community setting, you would present this to your supervisor instead of a principal. The core concepts should be the same.

For this assignment, state what grade level you will work with and explain the target population. Research the foundations of effective group work. Next, analyze what outcomes you would like to see and how you plan to achieve them by reviewing relevant scholarly sources. Your analysis should address the following points:

  • Describe at least two theoretical foundations for group counseling and how you will operate from one orientation. Consider how this will be an effective framework when working in the school setting. (1–2 pages).
    • Assess your own theoretical orientation for group work, including an examination of how the theory will benefit group counseling and group work.
  • Consider different dynamics that may be associated with the group process and group development. Explain the initial, transition, working, and final stages of groups and what you might expect considering the grades you are working with. Synthesize approximately four concepts that may include, but are not limited to, trust, goals, resistance, fears, and self-disclosure. These are examples; it is up to you to decide which issues you would like to consider when thinking about possible group dynamics for this group. (1–4 pages.)
  • Consider some ethical dilemmas and how you might apply our ethical standards, and demonstrate your synthesis of the standards and how you might apply them in a group setting. For example, you might address concerns around confidentiality in the school setting. Demonstrate your preparedness by addressing approximately three possible ethical dilemmas. References should be made to ACA, ASGW, or ASCA ethical standards in your review. (1–3 pages.)
  • Describe your approach to forming the group, including how you will recruit, screen, and select members. Consider whom you might contact and how you will go about the process at your school site. (1–2 pages.)
  • Describe your proposed intervention and how it may improve academic outcomes. Integrate how you might measure the effects of the group. For example, perhaps, you targeted working with students who were failing one course. You would state that your goals would be to have the students reengage in their academic achievement, demonstrated by earning at least a C the following quarter. (1–2 pages.)

Review the Foundations of Effective Group Work Scoring Guide to ensure you meet the grading criteria. Remember to address each identified topic as highlighted in the scoring guide.

Submission Requirements

Your assignment should meet the following requirements:

  • Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • APA format: Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA guidelines.
  • Length: 5–13 pages.
  • Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.

Final Answer

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Running head: Group work

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Running head: Group work
Students often experience mental health problems which have always negatively affected
their performance. Psychoeducation intervention is a cost-effective way of improving mental
health and academic performance for such students. The purpose of psychoeducation is to
provide information and education to those who are seeking or receiving mental health services.
The goal of this process is to provide a better understanding of mental health conditions which is
considered to be an essential aspect of therapy programs. In general, has been witnessed that
those that have a good understanding of challenges that they are facing as well as their own areas
of strength and personal coping ability are often in a good position to address this challenges
with greater internal capacity with regards to metal and emotional well-being. With
consideration of a school setting, there are a lot of challenges that students often encounter which
often have a direct impact on their performance. For this description, the group that shall be used
is undergraduate and post-graduate students. This article is going to present how
psychoeducation could be used to improve academic outcomes.
Given that a higher learning institution is to be used in this context, there are a lot of
diversities that have to be addressed. These differences have often caused a feeling of being
unique among students at higher learning institutions. This diversity is not only limited to
ethnicity but also their achievements before joining this learning institution. However, there are
direct benefits of diversity in higher learning institutions include cooperation, interaction, and
modeling learning in the perspective of personality, attitude, thinking, and way of coping up with
stress (Prinyapol, 2013).

Running head: Group work
Theoretical Foundations for Group Counseling.
The choice of theoretical orientation has a direct influence on students especially those at
higher learning institutions. Theoretical orientation is a framework through which we can
understand students better along with their groups. For this purpose, one of the most applicable
theories of group counseling is the psychodynamic theory. This theory views the victims of
mental illness from the perspective of “what they lack”. Based on psychoanalysis, the roots...

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