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After the guest speaker has left, the members all talk about how amazing it was to hear this woman’s story and to see someone with the same experience thrive and move past the assault. They all expressed a sense of hope and relief. Group work offers many benefits that cannot be achieved through individual therapy alone. The most obvious benefit is group member validation. The knowledge that you are not alone and are not the only person who has experienced that particular issue can foster a strong sense of hope.For this Discussion, 1.review this week’s Learning Resources including the Johnson Video case. 2.Then consider the potential benefits Talia Johnson might experience through her participation in group work as depicted in the video and post them. By Day 3Carey, L. A. (1998). Illuminating the process of a rape survivors' support group. Social Work With Groups: A Journal Of Community And Clinical Practice, 21(1-2), 105Assessed on September 20, 2017, at ?url=-10637-008&site=eds-live&scope=site
Treatment Groups Benefits for Rape SurvivorsSocialization is a very important aspect of human life. Rape survivors who take part in treatment groups learn to; socialize, cope, and gain a new perspective. In support groups, the members share a common issue or problem. They offer one another emotional support and build on each other’s strengths. Therapy groups are very like support groups. They focus on the changing behavior or thought the pattern of its members. Talia is attending a support group. The social worker plays the role of the facilitator. She keeps the group on the same topic. The facilitator can help group members take on a new perspective. However, if you keep watching Talia is not comfortable and does not have enough trust to change her perspective. For rape victims “There is a distrust of