Explain 2-3 methods that are effective for group therapy in the community mental health center.

CJHS421-1502B-01 Foundations of Group Counseling
Task Name: Phase 1 Individual Project
Deliverable Length: 5-6 page report
Details: Weekly tasks or assignments (Individual or Group Projects) will be due by Monday and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

You are working in a community mental health center with a high number of clients with substance abuse disorders. The director is going to a conference and would like you to put together information describing the group therapy that is available at the center, including information and support from resources acknowledged as credible in the industry to support the type of groups you support.

Your director asks you to do the following:

  • Explain 2-3 methods that are effective for group therapy in the community mental health center.
  • Research 2-3 theories that support your selected methods.
  • Include at least 3 reasons why this type of therapy benefits the clients.
  • Include an overview of the skills the clients  learn in order to help them decrease their incidence of self-harm.
  • Cite your sources using APA style and include a reference slide at the end.