Developing and Implementing an Adult Support Group
When developing and implementing an adult support group, the following important guidelines should be considered: how the group is organized, how the format of each group session is structured, and what the short-and long-term outcomes of the group are.
Consider the following three adult support groups: an HIV/AIDS support group, grief group for the elderly, and a domestic violence support group. What similarities do you see, and how do these similarities suggest guidelines for developing these groups? 150 words
At some point in your career, you may be asked to design and implement a group for involuntary clients, such as domestic violence perpetrators, drunk drivers, substance users, abusive parents, or prison inmates. What are your thoughts and feelings about working with mandated group participants? Describe fully. How would you approach counseling differently with them than with voluntary participants? 150 words