This course focuses on the mastery of concepts from the group and nursing theories that are the foundation of advanced practice psychiatric nursing roles. Increasing emphasis is placed on the indirect practice roles of consultation and management and the direct practice roles of group psychotherapy. Emphasis is placed on the integration of related theories into advanced practice in psychiatric nursing and a nursing conceptual framework.
1. Integrate ethical principles and an advocacy perspective in analyzing case studies.
2. Discuss nursing process and a nursing conceptual framework as they relate to Psych-NP group leadership and consultation roles.
3. Analyze the functioning of a group, including its leadership, using selected group theory, appropriate concepts, principles and research findings, given case studies and/or videotape vignettes.
4. Compare and contrast the implementation of various theoretical frameworks to group psychotherapy and Psych-NP work settings, given case material.
5. Apply legal concepts and rulings concerning patient‘s rights and forensic issues to the analysis of case examples.
6. Analyze elements of the supervisory process in relation to the student‘s own clinical practice.
1.Forsyth, D. R. (2006). Group Dynamics (4th Edition). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
2. Stewart, G. L., Manz, C. C., Sims, H. P. (1999). Team work and group dynamics. Jonh Wiley & Sons, Inc.
3. Yalom, I. (2005). The theory and practice of group psychotherapy (5th Edition). New York: Basic Books, Inc.
4. 徐西森 (1997). 團體動力與團體輔導. 心理出版社.
5.潘正德 (1999). 團體動力學 心理出版社. Optional: 1. Corey, M. S., & Corey, G. (2006). Groups: Process and practice (7th Edition). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.