Interactive e-journaling in group work: Perspectives from counselor trainees

Shane Haberstroh, Gerald Parr, Robert Gee, Heather Trepal

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Abstract

This qualitative study explores the dynamics of exchanging e-journals among counseling trainees who participated in an interpersonal growth group. Interviews were conducted with participants who discussed the influence of e-journals on their group experience. E-journaling extended the group both spatially and temporally, and participants reported how exchanging e-journals differed from and complemented face-to-face group interaction. Recommendations and directions for using e-journals as an adjunct in group work for counselor trainees are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-337
Number of pages11
JournalJournal for Specialists in Group Work
Volume31
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • E-mail
  • Group training
  • Internet counseling
  • Online counseling
  • Therapeutic writing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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