Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: School-Based Mutual Support Groups (Technical Aid Packet)

Description: Focuses on steps and tasks for establishing mutual support groups at a school. The sequential approach involves (1) working within the school to get started, (2) recruiting members, (3) training them on how to run their own meetings, and (4) offering off-site consultation as requested. The specific focus here is on parents; however, the procedures are readily adaptable for use with others, such as older students and staff. Entire PacketKeywords: mutual support groups, support for transitions, school-based health clinics, parents, students, teachers, school administrators, parental support, comprehensive, school, reform, staffing support,

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/support/support1.pdf  676kb; 41pp