Support Groups

For Dynamic Support Groups
Webinar
June, 2017

Each support group comes with its own successes and challenges, starting with the intake and continuing until the last group meeting.  This webinar will address common issues that come up when completing the intake process as well as group dynamics which can be challenging.  We will work through things like: over/under participation in group, group members clashing, no-shows,  group retention, boundary issues, and times when group feels like it might be going off the rails.  Webinar…

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How to keep Psychoeducational Support Group Members Coming Back
Webinar
April, 2013

This webinar will be focused on techniques and suggestions for building in community and participant retention. Psycho-educational support groups create a community in which members offer and receive support, validation, connection, healing and hope. Community requires commitment and connection, but maintaining group attendance after the first couple of weeks can be a challenge. How frustrating is it to start out with a group of 10 committed group members and watch the number dwindle weekly…

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Support Groups
Webinar
January, 2010

Providing and receiving effective clinical consultation is essential to the facilitation of quality psychoeducational supports groups. Many programs provide support group services without realizing that clinical consultation of the facilitator is a required component of OCVA funding under the Support Group standard for Specialized Services. Clinical consultation is very different than the supervisory responsibilities of a manager or executive director, even though it may be the same person…

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The Importance of Safety
Webinar
February, 2009

This webinar will be a chance to explore and discuss the many critical aspects of safety in sexual assault support groups. From location and time, to confidentiality and closure, this webinar will look at how we can make support groups safer in any community, for the members as well as the facilitator.

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Support Groups
Webinar
February, 2014

How do you craft a psychoeducational support group for teen survivors of sexual abuse and assault that addresses their unique needs and acknowledges the effects of sexual violence in their lives? What practical steps do you need to take in forming and facilitating these support groups to keep them securely anchored in the values of our field? This webinar focuses on facilitator-tested steps to use empowerment-based advocacy principles, an anti-oppression framework, and trauma-informed…

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Support Groups

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