Groups Program

3-5-7 Model™ Groups Program

This program prepares professionals for using the 3-5-7 Model™ with youth in a group setting, an effective and efficient use of time and resources.  The training focuses on introducing the 3-5-7 Model™ to those who are planning to facilitate group programs for children and adolescents using the concepts of this model.  In addition to learning how the 3-5-7 Model™ integrates into group work theories, all elements needed for delivery of a 10 week group program for adolescents are provided, including descriptions of professional roles,  resources needed, handouts, activities, and tips for successful groups.

One-day program focuses on:

  • Brief Review of 3-5-7 Model™
  • Foundation and Group Theory
  • Group Objectives
  • Group Structure and Staffing
  • Tips For Forming & Managing Groups
  • Overview of Group Session Topics
  • Application of 3-5-7 Model™ Group Activities

A 3-5-7 Model™ Group Manual is provided to training participants.  The manual curriculum includes:

  • Description of the 3-5-7 Model™ Groups Process
  • Readiness and Preparation Steps
    • Staff roles
    • Engagement of youth support system
    • Resources needed
  • Master set of activities for 10 week group
    • Includes all documents needed to conduct a 10-week groups

Coaching meetings specific to group delivery of the 3-5-7 Model™ is required.   Coaching will provide discussion and review of group programs using the concepts of this model with group participants.

*As delivering the 3-5-7 Model™ Groups Program requires a solid understanding of the concepts in the 3-5-7 Model™ framework, facilitators of the 3-5-7 Model™ Groups Program must have received 3-5-7 Model™ Overview and Applications training by Darla L. Henry & Associates.