This book provides readers with direction on how to organize psychoeducational groups while also helping them enhance skills for effectively leading such groups—all in one comprehensive volume! Offering an applied, pragmatic approach, author Janice L. DeLucia-Waack uniquely integrates research and practice to suggest valuable leadership strategies while addressing special issues such as children of divorce, anger management, bullying behaviors, and much more.
Chapter 10: Assessment of Group Effectiveness
Assessment of Group Effectiveness
Hopefully, you are not reading this chapter as you are finishing leading a psychoeducational group. If you are, you might get a quick idea of what you can still do to evaluate your group but will have much better ideas for the next group you lead. Part of accurate assessment of group effectiveness begins in the preplanning stage. In Chapter 2, it was briefly suggested that some sort of assessment measure should be chosen to assess where group members are with regard to group goals and related skills prior to their selection for group. It is also useful to use the same assessment at the end of the group to assess progress as a result of the group ...