Incorporating wellness into group work in elementary schools

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jose A. Villalba, Assistant Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Small group and classroom guidance interventions are commonly used by school counselors to address children's academic and personal-social development. Specifically, counselors in elementary school settings have used group work to help children prevent, remediate, and cope with a variety of experiences. For young children, the presence of and their reaction to difficult situations may impact their overall wellbeing, or wellness. This article describes how to incorporate a wellness perspective to classroom guidance and small group work.

Additional Information

Publication
Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 32, 31-40
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
Children, Elementary schools, Group work, Wellness