Get Your Group On (Vol. I) provides you with a dynamic set of guides for implementing three topic-based small groups with students in grades 6-12. This book was especially created for middle and high schools, but modifications are included so that it can also be used with upper elementary children.
Curricula and reproducible sheets are provided to help you lead groups on the following topics:
Girl World: Girl Empowerment, Leadership, Friendship & Conflict Resolution Boys' Voice: Boy Empowerment, Leadership, Friendship & Conflict Resolution Be Cool!: Anger Management & Goal Achievement Each group guide gives you everything you will need to conduct 8 personally rewarding, unforgettable group sessions on that topic.
Sessions are planned for 50-60 minutes each, though that can vary if needed. Additional extension activities are also provided so that any of these groups could be easily expanded. These include supplemental games, art projects, role plays, relaxation strategies, and activities that can be utilized to add up to 20 more sessions.
This book is suitable to use in both school and clinical settings and includes:
A recommendation guide with best practice techniques and counseling theory 24 group counseling session plans An additional activities section with up to 20 more session activities A parent permission letter Data templates for analyzing student/client progress, including pre/posttests Templates for session notes Group rules Weekly group evaluations Informational passages And more!