presented by Ann Chapleau
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Ann Chapleau, D.H.S., OTR/L
Ann Chapleau, D.H.S., OTR/L, is an associate professor of occupational therapy at Western Michigan University. She has 30 years of clinical and managerial experience in community mental health. She is certified as an Action Methods Director through the Michigan Psychodrama Institute and is certified to administer the A-ONE Neurobehavioral Assessment. Her current research includes assessment…Read full bio
1. Assessment of Group Roles
This chapter illustrates how assessment and intervention are interwoven in the therapy group setting. Group task roles, maintenance roles, and individual roles are reviewed. Using video examples, the viewer is guided in clinical reasoning exercises to identify specific roles and group leader strategies for supporting, redirecting, or limiting behaviors as needed to promote self-awareness and growth.
2. Group Activity Examples
Video demonstrations are provided for various group warm-up activities designed to promote spontaneity, foster group cohesion, and provide useful information about the group. Examples of additional group activities are also reviewed, with detailed instructions provided. At the end of the chapter, the viewer is guided in a clinical reasoning process using a provided case study.