MHAW113 – Group Facilitation


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student with Wonderlic SLE min. cut score minimum 14 on test
  • Bring your own device (BYOD): As a student in this on-campus program, you will require a mobile computing device that meets specifications outline by your program

Delivery Mode: Online
Textbook: Theory and Practice of Group Counseling, 9th Edition; Substance Abuse Counseling, 6th Edition Nelson Publishing 2019

Course Fees: $485.00 (with eTextbook)
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Additional Cost: Textbook $175.00 (Hard Copy)
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this subject, students will learn the “what is” and the “how to” of group counseling, along with the latest research, ethical guidelines, and practices.


North Bay Campus or Online –

Knowledge Competencies

Using evidence-informed approaches to work effectively with substance use, mental health issues and concurrent disorders clients in group settings.

Explains the role of group intervention approaches in working with clients

Supports more senior professionals, as required

Observes groups sessions and consults the lead about perceptions of group dynamics

Interacts with clients in the group under close supervision by the lead facilitator

Explains behaviours that lead to positive change and those that impede change