1022-20: Group Leader Toolkit I: Overview of Group Theory and Principles, Planning a Group and Opening Strategies

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1022-20: Group Leader Toolkit I: Overview of Group Theory and Principles, Planning a Group and Opening Strategies

First of two related workshops identifies essential knowledge and demonstrates key skills to successfully structure and facilitate small groups. Discussion of group development phases, group processes and leader strategies to facilitate effective group process combine with a simulated experience of a group's opening phase where leaders model effective facilitation skills.


Presenters:
  Bethany J. Phoenix, PhD, RN, CNS, FAAN; Frannie Pingitore, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CGP

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  38 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe strategies group facilitators can use to effectively structure groups and optimize therapeutic group processes.

Keywords:  Group Therapy, Group Process, Therapeutic Factors in Group Psychotherapy


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 34th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

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