2. Using the University’s format (APA – 6th edition) for written papers, the paper is to be 3 – 5 pages (not counting title page and reference page and no abstract is needed) and include the following:
A very brief description (one paragraph for each group – do NOT include the actual 12-steps) to include the following:
a. Official names of the programs or groups you observed b. When and where did you go to the two groups?
c. Why did you choose these specific meetings?
d. A brief history of program or group – MUST CITE – you obtained this information from somewhere. If you obtained information during the meeting, cite IN the paper “personal communication” (according to APA guidelines).
e. Criteria for client entrance into the program or group
f. Organization’s goals of program or group The main body of the paper should address:
g. Your objective impression of the program or group in meeting the clients’ needs and your rationale. In your opinion, was the group process (leadership style, established norms, etc.) effective?
h. A comparison/contrast of the likenesses and differences between these two types of groups. Would you refer future clients?
At least one reference must be from a source other than the internet or a web-based site. If you used an article, please attach the first page of the article to the end of the paper. If you used a brochure, please attach it to the end of the paper. If you used a web site, print the home page and attach it at the end.