On the outpatient treatment unit at the community mental health centeryour boss asks you to develop outlines for two psychotherapy group

CJHS421-1502B-01 Foundations of Group Counseling
Task Name: Phase 3 Individual Project 2
Deliverable Length: 1 Chart plus 300-500 word explanation
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.

On the outpatient treatment unit at the community mental health centeryour boss asks you to develop outlines for two psychotherapy groups:

  • one for clients with Bipolar Disorder
  • one for Sexual Abuse Victims

The staff will use the information to decide which clients they have on their caseload would benefit from each group.

Create a chart in a Word file comparing these two groups:

  • Bipolar Disorder Group
  • Sexual Abuse Victims Group

Include 1-3 bullet points or sentences on each of the following topics:

  • Group selection criteria
  • Group goals
  • Outcomes
  • Ground Rules
  • Group Stages
  • Group Development
  • Process
  • Legal and ethical issues that will affect Group Selection

Create your chart, and submit it along with, in 300-500 words, explain your rationale behind your group selection criteria and process.