How to Effectively Lead a Group Session
Through this module/weeks course materials, you will learn about how to effectively lead a group session. Which of the different skills described and demonstrated by Jacobs et al. and Corey et al. do you feel would be the easiest and the hardest, respectively, for you to incorporate into your own leadership style and why? Develop your discussion and replies by reflecting on perspectives of how leaders emerge and use different styles, as well as how obedience, power, and status influence leaders and group members, as presented by Forsyth. Resources *Corey, G., Corey, M. S., & Haynes, R. (2014). Groups in action: Evolution and challenges (2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage. (DVD and workbook). ISBN: 9781285095059. Forsyth, D. R. (2019). Group dynamics (7th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage. ISBN: 97811337408851. *Jacobs, E. E., Schimmel, C. J., Masson, R. L., & Harvill, R. L. (2016). Group counseling: Strategies and skills (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage. ISBN: 9781305087309. *Mindtap (2018). Custom online access to videos accompanying Group counseling: Strategies and skills. [Includes Jacobs, et al., (2016) e-book]. ISBN: 9781337629454.