Resources

Support Groups Bibliographies

Books

  • 101 Ways to Make Training Active

    This book contains strategies and techniques that you can apply to virtually any subject matter. The techniques are presented in three sections: How to get active participation from the start; How to teach information, skills, and attitudes actively; How to make training unforgettable. From orientation to technical updates, focus groups to team building, turn your ordinary training sessions into memorable occasions.

  • A Manual For Conducting A Support Group For Siblings of Physically Handicapped and Developmentally Delayed Children

    This manual presents activities designed for children ages 7 to 12 who have siblings with either physical or mental handicaps. For reasons outlined in Part III of this manual a simultaneous parent group is also suggested.

  • Directory of Support Groups and Self-Advocacy Groups for Consumers and Families in the Developmental Services System of Los Angeles County

    Thorough directory that encompasses the vast network of consumer and parent support groups in the Los Angeles County. Compile by Area Board 10.

  • Organizing and Maintaining Support Groups for Parents of Children with Chronic Illness and Handicapping Conditions

    This guide is designed for professionals to help them organize parent support groups. The guide is divided into the following sections: activities, formation, organization, structure, and maintenance. Besides these sections there is an extensive introduction that explains the purpose of such groups.

  • The Complete Guide to Facilitation

    This book includes a wealth of practical information for inexperienced group leaders as well as new tools for seasoned facilitations. More than 100 are reproduced in CD-ROM format so that you can customize tools to meet your specific needs