Yoga and Mindfulness in Your School Counseling Program
Consider the following resources for Small Group Counseling:
Yoga and Mindfulness in Your School Counseling ProgramLinks to an external site.
Mindfulness Links to an external site.
What is Mindfulness? Why Practice It in Schools?Links to an external site.
Locate a recent evidenced based study on conducting groups for children and adolescents in the Alliant Library. You will need to conduct your own search to locate a study.
Write a 150-200-word summary reflecting on the essential counseling skills in group counseling.
- Establishing rapport and trust: The group counselor must create a safe and supportive environment where members feel comfortable sharing their thoughts and feelings. This can be done by being warm, genuine, and accepting.
- Encouraging participation: The group counselor must encourage all members to participate and contribute to the group process. This can be done by asking open-ended questions, summarizing what has been said, and calling on members who have not spoken yet.