Summary: This book contains 18 chapters, each of which is devoted to presenting a specific facilitation technique. An introduction is provided in each of the chapters to familiarize the reader with the particular facilitation technique. The introductions contain a preview of what major topics will be presented in the chapter.
Each chapter provides definitions of terms relevant to the facilitation technique. During the development this book, it became obvious to the ...show moreauthor that much confusion associated with the facilitation techniques was a direct result of the lack of clarity of terms used to describe the technique and associated procedures. Therefore, each chapter contains definitions of relevant terms which are found to be most useful as well as the theories or explanations of why the technique works. The specific facilitation technique is then described as well as important considerations when implementing such a technique.
In addition, a sample of different research studies that have examined the effects of facilitation techniques are described. Conclusions are provided in each chapter to summarize and synthesize the major ideas presented and discussion questions are provided. Finally, a list of resources and references is contained in each chapter so that readers can pursue additional resources and readings associated with each facilitation technique.
Written to be a resource for TR professionals and students, this book is must reading. ...show less