Previous Chapter Chapter 26: Group Work in Colleges and University Counseling Centers Next Chapter

By: Martyn Whittingham

In: Handbook of Group Counseling & Psychotherapy

Chapter 26: Group Work in Colleges and University Counseling Centers

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

Group Work in Colleges and University Counseling Centers
Group work in colleges and university counseling centers
Martyn Whittingham

Groups have consistently been a part of University Counseling Centers (UCCs) standard practice for over 50 years (Slocum-McEneaney & Gross, 2009). A survey in the 1970s indicated over 60% of groups were adequacy enhancing, took a developmental-preventative focus, and emphasized personal growth (Conyne, Lamb, & Strand, 1975) with that trend continuing in the 1990s (Golden, Corazzini, & Grady, 1993). The 2000s were characterized by a large number of time-limited, process and/or topic groups and a significant number of process-oriented psychotherapy groups (Kincade & Kalodner, 2004).

Most recently, tremendous external pressure on universities to reduce costs and increase enrollment have resulted in greater client demand for mental health services, often ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Login

Don’t know how to login?

Click here for free trial login.

Back to Top

Copy and paste the following HTML into your website