Personal Qualities of Group Leaders
Review the personal qualities for group leaders that are described in Chapter 6 of TIP 41: Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy. Choose two of the personal qualities that best reflect your strengths and two that would be most challenging to you. Discuss how these strengths and weaknesses might affect groups you lead.
Discussion 2 Merits of Ethnic Treatment Matching
Choose either article in this unit’s first studies on ethnic matching and take a position weighing the merits of this approach. Based on your readings, would you support placing clients in groups based on the ethnic match between counselor and clients? Provide a clear explanation for your answer.