Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Brief Outline for Discussing Violence in the Media

These are some basic questions for guiding group discussion when something tragic happens in the news:


Pick the event you will be discussing


1. What are your THOUGHTS about what happened?


  • RULES this part: 1) Keep it brief so everyone has time to share - 2) Keep it PERSONAL not POLITICAL 


2. What are your FEELINGS about what happened?


  • Use APPROPRIATE FEELING WORDS - Counselor may want to provide feeling chart


3. When you are not in this group, if you need to process this further: Where can you get more SUPPORT?


  • Counselor may want to prepare some local resources



4. Even when troubling things happen in the news we need to keep moving forward in our own lives. What skills will you use to COPE?


  • It may be helpful at this point to transfer into a group about COPING SKILLS



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