The criterion for inclusion is that the member must be a human service worker who works as a counselor, psychologist, minister, or bereavement support person. Burnout, particularly compassion fatigue, often causes human service workers to question whether they are helping people and whether they can still be emotionally vested in their work. Anxiety and the questioning of purpose in life are two common themes. The methodology for working with burnout in this group will be a person-centered and existential therapeutic model that will incorporate themes from transpersonal psychology.
Rationale for Group Proposal: As a reflection of societal culture, schools serve as primary units of socialization for children and adolescents. Through their prescribed curriculum, rules and disciplinary actions, schools communicate societal messages to students and the community at large regarding appropriate norms, values and beliefs.
Unfortunately, at times, these messages can communicate rejection and intolerance towards certain populations. It is of immense importance that school professionals address the issue of homosexuality.
This may be done through the establishment of non-discrimination policies, education of students and staff, direct intervention with perpetrators of harassment and discrimination, and most importantly, support for students exploring their sexuality and those targeted for harassment and intimidation.
The development of a heterosexual identity is a social norm that typically requires little conscious thought or effort. However, the task of developing a homosexual identity can be secretive, lonely and draining.
Suicide, in particular, is a serious social issue. Meyers contends that minority stress i. Group counseling is one avenue that can have mental health benefits. If a strong sense of cohesiveness is established, members are likely to evaluate themselves in Group therapy proposal with others in the group rather than with members of the differing dominant culture.
Counselors must understand the causes of social stress as well as factors that ameliorate stress and contribute to mental health.
Only with this understanding will counseling professionals be able to design and execute effective counseling programs.
Such information allows potential participants to make the informed choice of either joining or disengaging from the group. The stages are as follows: The focus of discussion will be primarily generated by group participants.
The Group will be facilitated by a heterosexual female counselor. Recruitment — The school curriculum can increase multicultural including sexual orientation awareness and sensitivity by conducting classroom guidance discussions regarding cultural and social diversity and tolerance.
Interested students will be invited to contact the counseling office for further information. In addition, written announcements will be designed and posted in inconspicuous locations throughout the high school, such as bathrooms and in the counseling department.
The involved counseling staff can inform the remainder of the school counselors, teachers, and the administration about the existence of the group.
These professionals may further identity potential candidates. Identified potential candidates can be personally invited to join the group. Screening and Selection Process - Interested students will participate in a short 30 minute screening process. Potential participants will be given an opportunity to discuss their expectations of such a group, including any issues or concerns.
The screening process is important for both the participant and the counselor. It allows participants to make an informed choice in deciding whether or not to join.
It also provides the counselor with a chance to control group dynamics to some extent. The counselor will assemble a group composed of members whose needs are compatible with the group and whose well-being will not be jeopardized by the group experience.
In addition, the counselor may seek members with varying degrees of personality i. Chosen members will be asked to consent to join the group. In the state of New Mexicoindividuals who are 14 years or older can consent to their own treatment.
Frequency and Duration of Group Sessions — The group will meet each Wednesday during the lunch hour in the counseling department. The group will commence during the first quarter of the school year and will terminate three weeks prior to summer vacation.
This schedule will allow for approximately twenty-five group sessions. Group members will be invited to return the following school year. Group Process and Content:GROUP THERAPY PROPOSAL 2 Group Therapy Proposal: Helping Parolees Succeed Rationale When an individual is released from prison and placed on parole, the goal is to ensure that they are successfully reintegrated into society and reduce the likelihood that they will reoffend.
Transcript of Anxiety Group Counseling Proposal. Group Counseling Proposal Group Counseling for Adolescents with Generalized Anxiety Disorder Goals & Objectives Screening Group Format Therapists providing the individual therapy will be used to screen and recommend potential members based on what they observe in individual .
A group Counseling Project Proposal - sample INTRODUCTION What is Group Counseling? Purpose of the group counseling varies from group to group.
It can be therapeutic, educational, or helping people to make fundamental changes in their way of thinking, feeling and behaving (Corey, , p. 7). A group Counseling Project Proposal - sample INTRODUCTION What is Group Counseling? Purpose of the group counseling varies from group to group. It can be therapeutic, educational, or helping people to make fundamental changes in their way of thinking, feeling and behaving (Corey, , p.
7). Social service group projects target a particular issue in a community such as elder care, abandoned and abused children, domestic violence or teen pregnancy. To be successful, these programs need input from different professionals and agencies.
Writing a proposal for . Group Therapy Proposal Summary Proposal requirements include, but are not exclusive to, the following for reimbursement of a therapy group: 1.