Support Group Paper Instructions
For this assignment, you must attend a minimum of 3 open meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, or Al-Anon, and then write about your experiences.
The body of the paper must be 56 pages (not including title and reference pages). Each section must be approximately 1 page. Be sure to separate sections with current APA headings. You must include 35 references, 3 of which must be from peer-reviewed journal articles. Current APA format is required. An abstract is not required for this assignment.
Introduction: Provide a clear overview of the papers content.
Name and brief history of organization (describe what it is). *Note that information from the course materials or other outside sources must be utilized and properly cited in this section.
Brief summary of peer-reviewed literature regarding the effectiveness of this model of treatment. (Based on research, is it a good model of treatment?) ** You will be required to include information from at least 3 peer-reviewed journal articles for this section.
How the meetings are run/model of treatment (How it is done). A discussion of the 12 Step model and different 12 Step meeting formats should be included. *Note that information from the course materials or other outside sources must be utilized and properly cited in this section.
Personal observations of the meetings (What was seen).
Conclusion (What was learned).