chapter  10
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Evaluating the Leader and the Group

A converse relationship seems to exist between evaluation and years of experience. For the counselor in training, everything done is evaluated, and then with increased experience, few, if any, supervisors insist on evaluating the counselor or what takes place in the counselor’s groups. Evaluation can contribute to continued growth on the part of the counselor and group members. Therefore, the group facilitator has a continuing responsibility to assess and evaluate the effectiveness of his or her groups.