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SUPPORT GROUPSGroup Design Screening QuestionsGrand Canyon UniversitySarah LawsonJune 6, 2018PCN 520Selecting Group Members1
SUPPORT GROUPSIn order to provide maximum therapeutic gains, cautiously considering members isimportant. Individuals and groups that are mismatched can have a negative impact, notto exclude early closure caused by the member (Gans & Counselman 2010). The groupleader is in charge of making important choices in regard to group members althoughother groups require other considerations. The theory of group layout has developed over time. Historically, limitations ofinclusion/exclusion were rigid (Dwivedi, 1993), now the idea has shifted and supports amore fluid and inclusive approach to selection (Malekoff, 2014). Screening Questions for Group SelectionDemographics: Name of member, age of member, members address, members phonenumber and email address1) What is your familiarity with the Love and Logic program?2) How many children do you have? 3) What are the ages of your children?4) What is your relationship with the children (Bio parent, foster parent, adoptive parent,step parent, etc…)?