Benefits of Group Therapy
The purpose of this course is to introduce and present the healing power that support groups can haveā€”both for patients and for the healthcare professionals that care for them. The goal of this course is to introduce the nurse to the healing power that support groups can provide and to enhance the skills of the nurse as a group facilitator. It offers tools and techniques for the nurse who wants to utilize support groups in his or her practice.

Course Publication Date: January 07, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Alison Palmer RN, BSN
Course No:BGT123018
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Career and Self
Community & Home Health
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health
Learning Objectives
  • Understand why a group experience can be therapeutic.
  • Be more aware of the skills needed by healthcare professionals to successfully facilitate groups.
  • Identify Nursing Specialties that can benefit from group work.
  • Know the nuts and bolts of group work, i.e. therapeutic factors that can be utilized in group work, rules that need to be defined at the outset for a group.


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