The Reading From The Textbook Essay

781 Words Nov 9th, 2015 4 Pages
The reading from the textbook relates to what discuss in many ways. The first way the textbook relates to what we learned in class is in section that where it mentions why children do better in group counseling rather then individual counseling. This topic relates to what we did in class because when we were playing our group games we need to break the group into smaller size because some games only allowed four members or less. The second way the textbook relates to what we learned in class is when it mentions the fact the activities are need for children during a group discussion because they do not come prepared to discuss. Finally the third way the textbook relates to what we learned in class in the section where the textbook discusses forming goals for the group members. In the textbook, it states that goals can help member improve their comfort level in the group or increase their openness in the group and learn to confront members in the group in a more productive manner.

The textbook challenges my think in many ways. One way the textbook challenges my think is in the section where it mentions dealing with a member in the military. I had no idea that counselors need to have training in understanding the military culture. In addition, the textbook also broadens my thinking in many different ways. For instances, I did not know that there are unique leadership skills required when dealing with group members in a different population, such as the way a screening…

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