Good Friend Conversation

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Identification
Alternative names: 
Good Neighbour Conversation
Level of process: 
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Intent or purpose: 
To reflect on the issue of being a good friend to a friend or colleague who is in trouble and to experience the struggle of being an effective good friend.
Used as component of: 
This can be used as an initial reflection on what it means to support colleagues, etc.
Recommended size of group: 
11-25
Optimal amount of time needed: 
2 - 45 Min.
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Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
reflection on being a friend and on caring for others.
Level of participation: 
high
Type of Facilitator-Client Relationship: 
Standard
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
Facilitation skills required
Facilitator Personality Fit: 
needs to be able to handle a role play.
Setting and Materials: 
none
Resources Needed: 
none
Pre-Work Required: 
reflect with the person doing the role what kind of roles they will play.
Procedures: 

See file

How flexible is the process?: 
very
Follow-Up Required: 
none
File attachments: 
AttachmentSize
Microsoft Office document icon GOODNEIG.doc36 KB
Background
Developer: 
Jon Jenkins
Derived from: 
The Basic Conversation Method of the Institute of Cultural Affairs
History of Development: 

It was orginally part of an Ecumenical Institute course on twentith century theology.

References: 
<p>Stanfield, B., ed. (1997). The Art of Focused Conversation, Toronto: The Canadian Institute of Cultural Affairs.</p> <p>Spencer, L. (1989). Winning Through Participation, Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt Publishing.</p>
License Model: 
Free (or unattributable)
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