The Effects of Leaderless Encounter Group Experiences on Helping Skills Training

ANTHONY R. D'AUGELLI, ROBERT J. MEYER, KEVIN R. CONTER

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Abstract

The effects of an audiotaped leaderless encounter group on training in basic helping skills were examined. Trainees undergoing the Danish and Hauer (1973) training program were assigned to a weekly encounter group or to a didactic lecture‐discussion group. No changes in trainees' self‐actualization, trait or state anxiety, or rated verbal helping behavior were found due to participation in the encounter group. Significant positive changes in verbal helping behavior were found for all trainees. The importance of evaluating training experiences for helpers‐in‐training is noted. 1977 American Counseling Association

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)92-97
Number of pages6
JournalCounselor Education and Supervision
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1977

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology

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