We read the guidelines before each meeting to remind us that we are all responsible for following and committing to the group standards, which are in place to keep this group a safe place to share. Share the airEveryone who wishes to share has an opportunity to do so. No one person should monopolize group time. One person speaks at a timeEach person should be allowed to speak free from interruption and side conversations. What is said here stays hereThis is the essential principle of confidentiality and MUST be respected by all. Differences of opinion are o.k.We are ALL entitled to our own point of view. We are all equalWe accept cultural, linguistic, social and racial differences and promote their acceptance. Use "I" languageThis is a place to share from your own personal experiences. We are unique individuals, and only we know what is best for our own health (along with our doctor's recommendations). Example: "In my experience, I have found…" It's o.k. not to sharePeople do not have to share if they do not wish to. It's everyone’s responsibility to make the DBT Skills Group, and other support groups a safe place to share.We respect confidentiality, treat each other with respect and kindness, and show compassion.
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