Thank you for your participation this morning in this six-week, one-hour training to become competent and enthusiastic about facilitating adult ADHD focus groups according to the model established over 15 years ago by Ari Tuckman. Today we have discussed the objectives of the training and the course of the training.
The objectives are
- to allow you to establish and run your own groups of this model, offering reasonable safety, comfort and welcome for all participants;
- to make you always distinguish between what must be present in each group and what can be the subject of discretionary choices;
- to do this through Zoom
The documents necessary for the training are in the extranet space.
The preliminary plan is :
- Introduction to the course
- Presentation of the course
- Introduction of the participants
- History of Ari Tuckman's origins
- History of the evolution of ADDA
- Presentation of course materials
- Questions and answers
- Follow-up of the timeline and related topics
- Presentation of the trainees and the trainer What are our experiences with talk groups? What are our training and professional experiences related to it? What are our expectations? What are our questions? What are our preconceptions?
- Introduction to the notion of "crosstalk": Definition, Implications and Place.
Examples of crosstalk and role playing. Different ways of presenting the crosstalk.
- The three objectives of the meeting for each participant: welcome, security and comfort Definitions, how all the devices contribute to it, identification of weak links.
- Presentation of the meeting minutes document as a whole Moral contract with the participants (overview), postures of the facilitator, beginning of the flow of the minute literally to explore all aspects of the meeting.
- Before the opening at the start of the meeting
- Opening at the start of the meeting
- Welcoming people into the meeting
- How to set the scene
- Follow-up of the minutes and related topics
- What rituals to incorporate
- The importance of a focus topic
- How to encourage detours
- Introduction to the concept of "cross-talk
- Homework, designing your own GSP
- Follow-up on the timeline and related topics
- What to do in a crisis
- How to deal with "difficult" personalities
- Time for introspection
- How to react in case of danger
- Step back and discuss outside the group
- Review the rules and presentations of the trainees
- Applying the moral contract to Zoom
- How to help people individually to connect
- Practice common manipulations
- Synchronizing with audio by phone
- What to do when disconnecting
- Consequences of kicking a person out
- Breakout rooms
- Conclusion (and perhaps a review)