You have been asked to run a court mandated group for those convicted of drink driving.
What are the benefits of such a group? The limitations?
What issues/topics might be covered in this group?
What skills do you need in order to facilitate this group?
How would you deal with someone who talks too much? Someone who doesn’t talk at all?
WORD COUNT: 1000 WORDS (not including references)
ReferenceYour weekly readings should be used for this assignment. As well, these may be of use:
● Dill, P., & Wells-Parker, E. (2006). Court-mandated treatment for convicted drinking drivers. Alcohol Research & Health, 29(1), 41-48.
● Glass, J., & Benshoff, J. (1999). PARS: A processing model for beginning group leaders. The Journal of Specialists in Group Work, 24(1), 15-26.
● Washston, A. (2014). Group therapy for substance use disorders. In G. Gabbard (Ed.), Gabbard’s treatment of psychiatric disorders (Chapter 58) (5th ed.). American Psychiatric Publishing: Arlington.
WORD COUNT DOES NOT INCLUDE REFERENCES
Presentation requirements: Please submit both parts of the assignment as in ONE Word document (not PDF).
Criteria for marking: Marks will be allocated to:
PART ONE: Application of the case study to individual, couple and family therapy in reference to:
● session goals
● evidence base
● ethical issues
● cultural competence
PART TWO: Group counselling:
● outline of benefits/limitations of group counselling, with specific reference to the nominated group
● knowledge of relevant issues/topics in a mandated counselling group, with specific reference to the nominated group
● understanding of skills required for group counselling, in particular mandated group counselling
● use of appropriate and relevant literature to support your arguments.
Quality of presentation including spelling, grammar, organised and concise writing, formatting and APA referencing.