Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2010/2011
Canadian Excellence

SK509
Clinical Social Work Practice with Groups
0.5 Credit

This course provides an introduction to clinical group work. The history and evolution of social group work is reviewed. Emphasis is placed on the application of basic knowledge and skills to clinical group work. This includes consideration of stages of group development and other group dynamics, therapeutic factors in groups and generic group work skills. An introduction to the application of various clinical theories to group work is also provided.