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Pre-planning


It is the area that is most often neglected; however, it is essential to the group's success.

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Keys ares to considers (8):

1.Need
2. Purpose
3. Composition
4. Structure
5. Content
6. Pre-Group Contact
7. Agency Context
8. Social Context

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Need


What is the need that exists?

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Purpose


What purpse will this group serve?

What will the goals of the group be?

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Composition


Who will be in the group?

What criteria will be set?

What characteristics will be identified?

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Structure


What type of setting will be necessary?

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Content


What materials will be used?  What will be the focus of the group?

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Pre-group contact


How will potential group members be identified and screened?

What information will they need to be given?

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Agency Context


What are the agency's policies and procedures with respect to teh group being formed?

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Social Context


How will society view this type of group?