The Support Team Development Training Guidebook is a 72-page document used in a two-day training session called “Support Team Development Training.” This document is provided as a reference guide to go with basic support team principles and best practices
A partial listing of the guidebook’s table of contents is shown below.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Discovery of a Need — Persons Who Need the Caring of a Support Team
- Discovery of a Response – Persons Identify How They Want to Care
- Discovering the Team Approach – A Workable Plan of Caring
- Discovery Includes Follow-Up – Is a Support Team Needed and Wanted?
- Discovering Leadership – Who Will Be the Team Leader?
- Building Overview — Organizing the Support Team
- Who are Members of the Support Team?
- Basic Training or Orientation for New Team Members
- Organize the Team for the Work of Caring
- Connecting Overview – Bringing Together the Team and the Friend
- Confirming the Team/Friend Relationship
- The Team Decides What It is Able to Do
- Team Leader Informs the Friend about What the Team Is Able to Do
- Communication Is Essential to Planning and Caring
- Regular Team Meetings Empower the Team
- Team Leader Facilitates Team Meetings/Coordinates Work
Sustaining Overview – Keeping the Support Team Healthy
- A Discovery Event
- Support Team Orientation
- Support Team Leader
- How to Make a Visit to Connect Team and Friend
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