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HUMS 200 Group Proposal Rubric

POINTS POSSIBLE

POINTS EARNED

 

DESCRIPTION OF AREAS TO BE COVERED IN PAPER

 

5

 

 

ABSTRACT

A short statement summarizing the major points of the group. It must be concise enough to grab the interest of potential members and sponsors.

 

 

10

 

 

LITERATURE REVIEW

A one-two page outline of current scholarly research that supports the type of group intervention your group is proposing. Cite sources of evidence that this intervention works and that it is needed.

 

 

5

 

 

PURPOSE/GOALS

Brief statement of purpose of the group. What are the goals? Are they measurable? Include what type of group it is (e.g. task, education). Why have you chosen this format?

 

 

10

 

 

AGENCY SPONSORSHIP

HACC is the agency sponsor. However, you will need to have the following in this section: name and mission; it’s resources (you are given a budget of $5000-break out how you will spend this money), staffing of group. Is there a fee to attend this group?

 

 

5

 

 

MEMBERSHIP

Specify the population and why you chose it. Focus on what larger group of clients the group membership will be drawn from and why. (e.g. homeless to homeless teens to drug addicted homeless teens)

 

 

5

 

 

RECRUITMENT

What methods will you use for recruitment? Why have you chosen these methods? Your response should take into account the potential membership and referral sources. If you use a flyer, poster etc. be sure to include it as an addendum to your paper.

 

 

10

 

 

 

COMPOSITION

What is the criteria for membership? Who is acceptable and who is not from the larger potential membership? Why? What are the demographic characteristics you think are most important for potential members and why? Is this a closed or open group? Why? How many members? Duration (time/session AND total length of group) Have you considered diversity (race/ethnicity, income, geographic etc.)? Provide evidence.

 

 

5

 

 

ORIENTATION

This refers to how you will inform persons who are most likely going to be members about the operation of the group. What preparation do members need? What information should they have when they come to the first meeting? What methods will you use to make them feel comfortable coming to the group with a good sense of what they are getting into?

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

GROUP PROGRAM &

CONTRACT

Describe the number, frequency, length and time of the group. Explain why you made these choices given the types of members and their needs and the agency and it’s resources. What kind of activities would you develop for the beginning of this group? Describe at least two sessions that you would use for the group.  Provide a sample of the contract. Add as addendum to paper.

 

 

5

 

 

ENVIRONMENT

What kind of room, space, and materials do you need to make this group operate properly? Why is this necessary? Are there any special arrangements that need to be made, given the characteristics of the group? Explain.

 

 

10

 

 

WRITING/GRAMMAR/APA STYLE

The text meets a reader’s expectations for 2nd-year college-level writing in the areas of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and APA citation rules. Intentional departures from conventions are signaled in the text. One or two sentences may demonstrate mechanical or structural difficulties, but not in a manner which distracts from the meaning of the text.

 

75

 

GROUP PROPOSAL POINTS

Total points from written proposal are entered here.

25

 

PEER REVIEW

Total Points from Peer Review are entered here.

 

100

 

 

TOTAL AVAILABLE POINTS