Meeting Protocols

Support Group Guidelines

1. What is said here stays here. This is the essential principle of confidentiality and must be respected by all.

Raise your hand and wait your turn to be called upon. No one person should monopolize group time.
It’s everyone’s responsibility to make the discussion groups a safe […]

DBSA Support Group Meeting Outline

DBSA support groups are not required to operate according to a rigidly prescribed formula. The sample meeting format shown here incorporates the elements used by many of our groups and is intended as a guide. Facilitators use this as a starting point for the group’s discussion of participant needs and how the group can […]

Facilitator Support Meeting Protocols

DBSA recommends that we begin each group by reviewing these facilitator support meeting protocols and guidelines to help participants learn and commit to the group standards.

Share the air.
Everyone who wishes to share has an opportunity to do so. No one person should monopolize the group time.
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