Questions for Discussion
(1) What are your views on screening? Is it unethical to form a group without screening members on an individual basis? What are some alternatives that might accomplish the same purpose?
(2) Given the limitations of the situation described above, how might you screen more effectively? If you worked in a busy clinic, could you think of alternatives to individual screening sessions?
(3) If you found yourself with a suicidal client at your initial group meeting, how might you handle the situation? What strategies might you devise?