Conflict typically appears when a group is in transition. State several forms of conflict you can expect in the types of groups you will lead. Consider group members suffering with substance use disorders. What are your own reactions to conflict? How will this influence your ability to help members recognize and work through conflicts?
This discussion question meets the following NASAC Standards:
90) Perform the actions necessary to start a group, including: determining group type, purpose, size, and leadership; recruiting and selecting members; establishing group goals and clarifying behavioral ground rules for participating; identifying outcomes; and determining criteria and methods for termination or graduation from the group.
92) Facilitate group growth within the established ground rules, and precipitate movement toward group and individual goals by using methods consistent with group type.