Group Counseling Strategies- Elementary

Come join Allyson Jervey, LCSW and take a deeper dive about the elementary group counseling process while discovering the joys and challenges of group work along the way! In this workshop Allyson will cover the following objectives: 

  1. Understand why group is a good modality to use with your students

  2. Identify which students are good candidates

  3. Know how to screen and orient students and parents to group so as to get buy-in

  4. Understand the different kinds of group you can lead, and how to compose a group

  5. Understand group stages, and the leader and member tasks in each one

  6. Have a model for an 8-session group

  7. Understand the use of ritual and the essential need for consistency and predictability

  8. How to integrate sensory-based strategies into your group work

  9. Gain confidence and excitement with regard to leading groups

  10. Watch new or difficult moments in group demonstrated

More about Allyson:

Allyson Jervey is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in individual, group, couples and family psychotherapy. In addition to being a supervisor with Impact Counseling Services, she owns a private practice, Jervey and Associates Psychotherapy.

With over 35 years experience in the mental health field, Allyson specializes in interpersonal or relational therapies, working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are school-based clinical social work; interpersonal neurobiology; couples therapy and relationship concerns; anxiety and depression; PTSD, dissociation and trauma; grief and loss; play therapy and attachment issues with young children.



School Counselors, Social Workers, School Based Therapists
Counseling Services

CPE Credits: 6.00  
Registration Closes: 2/24/2022 5:00 pm
ESC Region 13
5701 Springdale Rd
Austin, TX 78723
Fri. 2/25/2022 - 9:00am to 4:00pm