Theoretical Orientation: Reality
Specific Group Technique: Psycho educational Structure:
This involuntary psychoeducational group is a 6-session closed group that will be six weeks in
duration. Each session will be from 2:00-2:30 during the students’ free period and will be held in
the multi-purpose conference room across from the lunch room. This group will be offered 4
times per year but can be offered more if needed.
Materials/ Media: Colored pencils, paper, markers, glue, scissors
Core ASCA Standard(s): ASCA Standard A.1, b. The professional school counselor is concerned
with the educational, academic, career, personal and social needs and encourages maximum
development of every student.
Core State Academic Standards: Ohio Core State Standard A.2, Md. The professional school
counselor will help the students represent and interpret data with up to four categories; complete
a picture graph and compare the problems in the graphs.
Cognitive-behavioral and skills-based approaches are the most widely studied and empirically
validated treatments for anger and aggression in youth. Commonly used therapeutic techniques
include affective education, relaxation training, cognitive restructuring, problem-solving skills,
social skills training, and conflict resolution. These techniques, tailored to the individual child's
and/or family's needs, can foster the development of more adaptive and prosocial behavior.
Effective counseling occurs when counseling theory is used to help students work
through issues. This is especially true when helping students through their own problems and
Theories hat are especially beneficial when dealing problem solving:
Component #3: Ethical, Legal, Multicultural