3 posts are required this week, your initial post and two responses to peers’ posts. As well, you may need to reply to questions your peers direct to your initial post. (Your initial post is due each week by Wednesday @ 11:59 p.m.)

Discussion 1

After reading your textbook assignment for the week, please discuss the primary characteristics needed by a group facilitator. Tell us about your previous experiences with group facilitation or membership. In this discussion please note your individual strengths and weaknesses, any skill(s) you need to acquire, and what you believe will be your greatest challenge in facilitating a group. If you have a passion to lead groups in a particular setting or with a specific population please include this information as well.

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REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS Students are responsible for acquiring the following books and materials for this course by the time the course begins: 

 

Required: 

 

Corey, M.S., Corey, G., & Corey, C. (2014). Groups: Process and practice (9th ed.). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning (ISBN #978-1133945468) 

 

Corey, G., Corey, M.S., & Haynes, R. (2014). Groups in action: Evolution and challenges. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company (ISBN # 978-1285095059)  with a code to access the videos (or a DVD) 

 

Bible – Translation of your choice