ACA-ACES Syllabus Clearinghouse

The ACA Syllabus Clearinghouse is a joint project of ACA and The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). We will maintain syllabi on many topics from may different learning institutions. Our database will be updated continually with new and exciting courses and will provide a valuable resource to all counselors. If you have questions or need assistance please contact the ACA librarian at 800-347-6647 ext. 281 or

Group Work

Group Counseling

This course provides a basic introduction to group process and group counseling. The class will blend theory with practice during the semester by meeting as an experimental group. The course will explore various theoretical approaches to group practice as well as the four group work specializations developed by the Association for Specialists in Group Work: task, psychoeducational, counseling, and psychotherapy. Ethical codes for group counselors will be reviewed and issues explored.
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