|• Adults are less apt to be involuntary participants.|
|• Adults will more often have specific objectives or learning they expect from the group, and they are more aware of these expectations.|
|• Behavior, especially disruptive or aggressive behavior, is not usually a concern.|
|• Adults have life experiences that add to the richness of the group.|
|• Adults can be more task focused.|
These traits can make the planning and facilitation of groups for adults much easier in some ways.
However, adults can also be more demanding and critical, impatient for results, desirous of more personalization and individualization, and very adept
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Publication information: Book title: Psychoeducational Groups: Process and Practice. Edition: 2nd. Contributors: Nina W. Brown - Author. Publisher: Brunner-Routledge. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 2004. Page number: 195.
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