Cjhs421-1502b-01 foundations of group counseling task name: phase 4

Reminder: Initial Discussion Board posts due by Wednesday, responses due by Sunday

Students will be expected to post their first initial discussion board posting by Wednesday of each week. Discussion posts will be graded and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

Students are expected to post their responses to peers by Sunday. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

At the community mental health center several Borderline Personality Disordered (BPD) clients have been utilizing the crisis unit with increasing frequency. They have been doing self-mutilating activities but are not suicidal; instead using it to get attention. You need to intervene to reduce the use of those services. His goal is to reduce costs of crisis intervention services for 7 clients in the center. The director is unsure of which type of group therapy should be used in this situation and wants your suggestion.

  • What type of group would you create and why?
  • Include examples of issues that would be addressed in this group and strategies that would be used in working with this type of group.
  • How would the group be beneficial to these clients and why?