Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain the reason given for why an activity should be clearly explained well ahead of time in experiential learning.
-Explain why is debriefing the most important part of experiential learning.
-Explain what makes the routine of something like moving desks at the beginning of a group meeting important for kids.
-Name one reason why a game like Jenga is a good activity for children with ADD.
-Explain how did the speaker fit group counseling into a regular school day without pulling kids out of their normal school activities.
-Explain the major problem with trying to implement a complicated game like chess into a counseling session with limited meeting time.
-Explain what did the audience member say had been a problem with an activity similar to group juggling that she had tried.
-Explain how can a game like group juggling be applied to the children’s lives.
-Name one way that competitiveness can actually defeat the purpose of a game (as shown in the “Happy Huddle” exercise).
-Explain what did the audience member suggest was one of the biggest lessons of the “Happy Huddle” activity.
-Explain what are the examples of “challenges” set up in the “Lava Lake” activity that changed the group dynamic.
-Name one adaptation of “Lava Lake” suggested by the audience.
-Explain what did the speaker say parents and teachers notice about the children that participate in experiential activities.
-Explain what are the other benefit that the audience member’s paper plate adaptation of “Lava Lake” created, besides teamwork.
-Explain what special materials and activities were designed to be appropriate for the abilities and interests of sixth graders.
-Explain the reason that would depressed females be expected to have difficulty with during this maturational process. The major task during female adolescence is to develop interpersonal competence and to become comfortable with their physical appearance and sexual identity.
-Name the four components of the African worldview.
-Explain what are identified by the children as a vital component of the therapeutic relationship, and a further indication of the therapist’s willingness to help.
-Name the five components of self-confidence.
-Name the two reasons for a relationship between children' s fantasy play and emotional understanding.
-Explain what are the recommendations for developing rapport in play therapy with Mexican-American children.
-Name the seven characteristic behaviors exhibited by a maltreated child during play.
-Name three basic principles are consistent with a child-centered philosophy of working with children.
-Name two play themes does White identify with abused children.
-Explain what age where feelings are inaccessible at a verbal level until the child.
-Explain what several “curative” benefits are provided through group therapy.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs