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Overview of a two day course on Group Psychoeducation.

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  1. 1. Table of Contents<br />Experiential Learning Structured LearningPatient Education<br />-22860043180354330055880194310043180<br />PageContent/Materials3Skill Survey4Overview of Course8What is meant by Group Psychoeducation9Principles of Group DynamicsFacilitating Group DevelopmentCurative Factors in GroupsHints for Facilitating Group Discussions16Promoting Learning in GroupsComparative Models for Group Psychoeducation17Experiential Learning Exercises37Structured Learning in Groups41Patient EducationEvaluation46Learner Survey47Facilitation Evaluation Form49End-of-Course Survey<br />Introduction <br />The Developing and Facilitating Psychoeducational Groups program is a highly interactive program developed to provide you with many examples and opportunities to practice some new ways of facilitating your group psychoeducation programs. This brief survey will help review your current skills and identify new skills you want to develop as a result of this program. <br />Please complete this survey. You will have a chance to discuss this with other members of the workshop and then evaluate your responses again at the end of the program. <br />Name:_____________________________Title:____________________________Types of groups you are currently conducting:____________________________________________________________________________Level and years of service:___________________________________Metaphor for Job:_____________________________________<br />Current and Desired Skill Levels<br />Please use the scale below to rate your current and desired skill levels for the following topics.<br />Topic area or skillLevel of familiarity or expertise1Unfamiliar2Basics3Familiar4Grounded5ExpertPotential uses of psychoeducation groups in forensicsWhat other facilitators are doingGroup facilitation skillsStages of the learning processDeveloping experiential group exerciseConducting skill building sessionsDeveloping patient education lesson plansModifying groups to increase participation and learning<br />What two things will make this training a success for you?<br />1] __________________________________________________________<br />2] ___________________________________________________________<br />Developing and Facilitating Psychoeducational Groups<br />Introduction <br />This is a highly experiential, two-day training program focusing on how to develop and facilitate psychoeducational groups. There are two basic competencies participants are given the opportunity to demonstrate in this program.<br />Participants will be able to modify their psychoeducational groups using a variety of structural interventions to promote patient involvement.<br />Participants are will effectively facilitate a portion of one of their psychoeducational group sessions. <br />Program goals At the end of this program participants will be able to:<br />Discuss the potential for psychoeducational groups in forensic mental health settings.<br />Evaluate how the forensic setting presents unique challenges in the development and facilitation of group processes.<br />Conceptualize a framework for promoting learning in psychoeducational groups<br />Compare and contrast three models of group psychoeducation. <br />Lesson Plan<br />DAY 1<br />GoalsContentMethodTimeAdvanced OrganizerGoals and overview of courseParticipant introductions and expectationsFunctions and structures of groupsBrief lectureDyad introductionicebreakerAnalysis of exercise8:30-9:15Principles of Psychoeducation: Goal- Discuss the potential for psychoeducational groups in forensic mental health settingsDefinitionHistorical and current factors influencing growth of group psychoeducationPotential topics and skillsBrief lecture9:15-9:30Fundamentals of Group Process: Goal- Evaluate how the forensic setting presents unique challenges in the development and facilitation of group processes.Why groupsTypes of groupsStages of group developmentLeadership and promoting valianceCurative factorsFacilitation techniquesBrief lectureGroup exerciseRanking of Curative FactorsAnalysis of Exercise [Use of EIAG model for processing]9:30-10:15---- break ----Principles of Learning: Goal- Conceptualize a framework for promoting learning in psychoeducational groups.Information and learningStages of the learning processTeaching and facilitatingSmall group exercise10:30-11:30Overview of Three Models of Group Psychoeducation: Goal- Compare and contrast three models of group psychoeducation. Experiential learning exercisesStructured learning in groupsPatient EducationBrief Lecture and examples11:30- 11:45Experiential learning exercisesFunctions and structures of experiential exercisesReferences, sources and examples of experiential exercises examplesExample of an experiential exerciseModifying exercises for different populations and settingsBrief lectureReview of optionsSample exercise- Stress Index Scale11:45- 12:30---- Lunch ----Experiential learning exercises- continuedReview of references, sources and examplesPutting a program togetherDyad work identifying one exercise they could use or how to change an existing group to promote interaction Group exercise sequencing examples1:00- 2:00---- Break ----Structured Learning in GroupsThe YAVIS PatientSteps in the skill building processConducting a task analysisDeveloping a skill building sessionBrief lectureIntergroup competition exercise: Developing a task analysisDemonstration2:10- 3:10---- Break ----Patient Education When patient education works bestStructuring a patient education sessionHelpful hints for a patient education sessionSample lesson planBrief lectureExample lesson plan, examples from corrections, OASAS, OMHDemo lectureDevelopment of a lesson plan3:15- 4:15Discussion of Day 2Preparation and discussion for Day 2Discussion, developing work teams, selection of exercise4:15-4:30<br />DAY 2GoalsContentMethodTimeReview Day 1 Overview of Day 2Preparation timeParticipants work in dyads to prepare presentations8:30- 9:30Potential and limitations of psychoeducational groups Models of Psychoeducational groupsSample exerciseBrief lectureReview of materials availableSample exercise9:30-10:30Participant presentation and facilitation: Goal- Demonstrate how to develop, modify and facilitate group exercises to meet population specific needs.Dyad PresentationsDyad 1 Presentation, feedback and options10:30-11:15Dyad 2 Presentation, feedback and options1:15-12:00---- Lunch ----Dyad 3 Presentation, feedback and options1:00-1:45Dyad 4 Presentation, feedback and options1:45-2:30Dyad 5 Presentation, feedback and options2:30-3:15Dyad 6 Presentation, feedback and options3:15- 4:00Evaluation and SummarySummary of ProgramPeer-evaluationsCourse evaluation Brief lecturePeer rating reviewsEnd of course evaluation4:00- 4:30<br />