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Call for authors!

The Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW) published a popular book, School Counselors Share Their Favorite Group Activities. Due to continued interest, ASGW plans to publish a second edition of this book, School Counseling Activities for Small Groups: A Guide to Planning, Conducting, and Processing, edited by Rebecca A. Schumacher and Khristi Keefe. We are currently seeking activities for this publication.

Submissions are due to the editors by Jan. 1, 2014 for potential publication in 2014. Decisions will be returned to authors by Jan. 15, 2014 and any requested revisions will be due by Feb. 1, 2014. Submissions should include the following:
  • Title of the activity
  • ASCA domain: (Academic, Career, Personal/Social)
  • School level: (Elementary-specify whether lower or upper elementary or both, Middle, High School)
  • List the potential stage and session(s) for the activity: (Orientation Phase, Transition Stage, Working Stage, Termination Stage)
  • Rationale for the activity (1 paragraph)
  • List 1-3 goals for the activity: (be specific if this activity applies to new knowledge, behaviors, skills, thought, feelings, beliefs and/or perceptions learned)
  • Identify the ASCA standards the activity meets
  • Estimated time length for the activity
  • Materials and equipment needed
  • Describe pre-group preparation
  • Describe specific directions for the activity
  • List 3-6 potential processing questions
  • Describe any precautions and considerations in using the activity
  • List references and/or credits
  • Provide author(s) name, title, professional affiliation, contact information (email, phone, postal mailing address) and a brief description of group work in schools
Activity submission should adhere to APA style

QUESTIONS may be directed to the editors at schoolcounselorsasgwbook@gmail.com"

TO SUBMIT AN ACTIVITY: Save your activity in an attached msword file titled with the first author's last name ASGW Activity. Example: Keefe ASGW Activity. If you submit more than one activity, please identify this with a number before the last name. Example: 2 Keefe ASGW Activity.

Email each activity to schoolcounselorsasgwbook@gmail.com. In the subject heading of the email, please put your last name ASGW Activity, and if submitting a second activity, 2 last name ASGW Activity. Example: Keefe ASGW Activity.

Please forward to any lists or interested colleagues. We look forward to receiving your submissions! more


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