Group Work Theory – Psychology

 

Between 2000 and 2100 words allowed
Purpose:
The purpose of this assignment is to reflect on the experience of being a group member. Students will analyse their own experiences and relate this to the literature on group work. Students will gain insight into the link between group work theory and practice.

Reflect on a personal experience of being a member of a group and write an essay analysing this experience. The group chosen as the focus of your discussion may include any type of group of which you are or have been a part, and may include a personal growth group, counselling group, support group, work group, sporting team, recreational group or club, etc. Please be careful not to include any information that might identify the specific group or its members.

Your essay will need to include:
?- Description of the type of group and its purpose
?- Identification of stages of group development experienced by the group
?- Description of the approach to group facilitation
? -Analysis of significant elements of group process and dynamics present in the group
?- Identification of potentially significant ethical or legal issues
?- Brief reflection on personal and professional learning gained as a result of being part of this group and how the group processes have contributed to this learning
?- Linking ideas to relevant theory as discussed in the unit
?- Main ideas clearly and logically presented
?- Relevant research and scholarship literature used appropriately to support claims
?- Correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation
?- Presentation guidelines followed as specified in the learning support website
? -In-text referencing and reference list follows APA referencing style (6th ed.) as set out in the APA website: https://www.apastyle.org/
? Word count is within + or – 10% of requirement

Content
1. Description of the type of group and its purpose
2. Identification of stages of group development experienced by the group
3. Description of the approach to group facilitation
4. Analysis of significant elements of group process and dynamics present in the group
5. Identification of potentially significant ethical or legal issues
6. Brief reflection on personal and professional learning gained as a result of being part of this group and how the group processes have contributed to this learning
7. Linking ideas to relevant theory as discussed in the unit

Structure, Presentation and Referencing
1. Main ideas clearly and logically presented
2. Relevant research and scholarship literature used appropriately to support claims
3. Correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation
4. Presentation guidelines followed as specified in the learning support website (https://sls.navitas-professional.edu.au/college/acap) and first/ third person writing style is applied where relevant
5. In-text referencing and reference list follows APA referencing style (6th ed.) as set out in the APA website: https://www.apastyle.org/
6. Word count is within + or – 10% of requirement

 

Sample Solution

ACED ESSAYS