This signature assignment is designed to align with specific program student learning outcome(s) in your program. Program Student Learning Outcomes are broad statements that describe what students should know and be able to do upon completion of their degree. The signature assignments may be graded with an automated rubric that allows the university to collect data that can be aggregated across a location or college/school and used for program improvements.
Review the notes you have taken each week following the counseling-oriented role-play sessions.
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper reflecting on your experiences in the counseling-oriented role-play sessions. Include reflections on the following:
•Part 1: Notes Review ◦Identify any patterns, events, or situations that stand out as you read through your session notes.
◦Identify any events, thoughts, feelings, experiences, or ideas that surprised you during the sessions.
◦Describe what you learned from being a group leader and member.
•Part 2: Personal Boundaries ◦Describe your level of awareness of your personal boundaries while participating as a group leader and member.
◦Explain the importance of group leaders developing and maintaining an awareness of personal boundaries.
•Part 3: Self-Disclosure ◦Describe the nature of the information disclosed in your group sessions.
◦Explain your feelings about self-disclosing as a group member and how these feelings may have differed from self-disclosing as a leader.
◦Describe general guidelines that should be considered when determining if self-disclosure is appropriate as a leader.
•Part 4: Integration ◦Describe how your experience in the counseling-oriented group helped you to better understand, integrate, and formulate a personal approach to group work.
◦Describe your preferred theoretical model, and explain why you prefer this model.
Include a minimum of three peer-reviewed sources.
Format your paper according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.