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Scholars Day 2008, Wednesday, April 9

Group Counseling for Middle School Students and Effectiveness at Increasing Resiliency

Whether group counseling for middle school students (grades 6 & 7) increases resiliency is investigated. Four total groups are studied with a maximum of six students in each group. One experimental and one control group from each grade level facilitated by investigator. Resiliency Attitudes and Skills Profile (RASP) given as both the pretest and post-test. Experimental groups are provided set session topics chosen by investigator while control groups are allowed to choose group topics. Difference between experimental and control group studied and whether student's resiliency increased investigated throughout all four groups. Study still in progress and results will be analyzed at conclusion.

Presenter: Dewey Lawrence (Graduate Student)
Topic: Counselor Education
Location: 313 MetroCenter
Time: 6:40 pm (Session VI)