Paper due 12/14/16 by 6pm

 

Write a 700-1,050-word personal reflection paper summarizing the following:Most significant things you learned about group counseling in this course.Most significant things you learned about yourself as a potential group leader.Specific skills and experiences that you believe you need to develop in order to be a competent group counselor, based on your current strengths, weaknesses, and prior experience.Your areas of greatest confidence and areas of opportunity when you think about leading counseling groups.Which theoretical basis you are most drawn to and why.Types of groups you might enjoy leading in your future career as a counselor.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

 

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Less than Satisfactory
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70.0 %Content

 

20.0 %Most significant things you learned about group counseling in this course

The paper does not include a description of the most significant things learned about group counseling.

The paper vaguely includes a description of the most significant things learned about group counseling.

The paper fully includes a description of the most significant things learned about group counseling.

The paper provides an advanced description of the most significant things learned about group counseling.

The paper provides a comprehensive description of the most significant things learned about group counseling.

10.0 %Most significant things you learned about yourself as a potential group leader

The paper does not include a description of the most significant things the student learned about themselves as a potential group leader.

The paper vaguely includes a description of the most significant things the student learned about themselves as a potential group leader.

The paper fully includes a description of the most significant things the student learned about themselves as a potential group leader.

The paper provides an advanced description of the most significant things the student learned about themselves as a potential group leader.

The paper provides a comprehensive a description of the most significant things the student learned about themselves as a potential group leader.

10.0 %Specific skills and experiences that you believe you need to develop in order to be a competent group counselor, based on your current strengths, weaknesses, and prior experience

The paper does not include a description of the specific skills and experiences the student believes are needed for personal growth as a competent group counselor.

The paper vaguely includes description of the specific skills and experiences the student believes are needed for personal growth as a competent group counselor.

The paper fully includes a description of the specific skills and experiences the student believes are needed for personal growth as a competent group counselor.

The paper provides an advanced description of the specific skills and experiences the student believes are needed for personal growth as a competent group counselor.

The paper provides a comprehensive description of the specific skills and experiences the student believes are needed for personal growth as a competent group counselor.

10.0 %Your areas of greatest confidence and areas of opportunity when you think about leading counseling groups

The paper does not include a description of the student’s greatest area of confidence and areas of opportunity in regards to group counseling.

The paper vaguely includes a description of the student’s greatest area of confidence and areas of opportunity in regards to group counseling.

The paper fully includes a description of the student’s greatest area of confidence and areas of opportunity in regards to group counseling.

The paper provides an advanced description of the student’s greatest area of confidence and areas of opportunity in regards to group counseling.

The paper provides a comprehensive a description of the student’s greatest area of confidence and areas of opportunity in regards to group counseling.

10.0 %Which theoretical basis you are most drawn to and why

The paper does not include a description of the theoretical basis the student is drawn to and why.

The paper vaguely includes a description of the theoretical basis the student is drawn to and why.

The paper fully includes a description of the theoretical basis the student is drawn to and why.

The paper provides an advanced description of the theoretical basis the student is drawn to and why.

The paper provides a comprehensive a description of the theoretical basis the student is drawn to and why.

10.0 %Types of groups you might enjoy leading in your future career as a counselor

The paper does not include a description of the types of groups the student would enjoy leading in the future.

The paper vaguely includes a description of the types of groups the student would enjoy leading in the future.

The paper fully includes a description of the types of groups the student would enjoy leading in the future.

The paper provides an advanced description of the types of groups the student would enjoy leading in the future.

The paper provides a comprehensive a description of the types of groups the student would enjoy leading in the future.

20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness

 

7.0 %Thesis Development and Purpose

Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.

Thesis and/or main claim are insufficiently developed and/or vague; purpose is not clear.

Thesis and/or main claim are apparent and appropriate to purpose.

Thesis and/or main claim are clear and forecast the development of the paper. It is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.

Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.

20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness

 

8.0 %Argument Logic and Construction

Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.

Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.

Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.

Argument shows logical progressions. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.

Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.

20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness

 

5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)

Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used.

Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register), sentence structure, and/or word choice are present.

Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used.

Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used.

Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.

10.0 %Format

 

5.0 %Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)

Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.

Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.

Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.

Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.

All format elements are correct.

5.0 %Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)

Sources are not documented.

Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors.

Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present.

Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct.

Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.

100 %Total Weightage