Your guide for running an effective session with the Discovery Cards — for counselors, peer support providers, educators, and more
Uses the R1 Boundaries Model — Adapted from the work of Whitfield, Mellody, Cloud and Townsend – Boundary Types: External: Physical, Sexual, Material and Internal: Social, Behavioral, Mental/ Intellectual, Emotional and Spiritual. Boundary Management: Define, Communicate, Protect, Maintain, and Respect Others
TOPIC: Healthy Boundaries — How can I build and maintain healthy relationships?
Boundaries are central to being and feeling healthy and safe in the world around you. Boundaries are also at the core of building and maintaining healthy and meaningful relationships. This card deck defines eight boundary types and helps you assess your strengths and weaknesses in five practices for effective boundary management. Knowing what boundaries are important for you is the first step. Understanding where you take action and where you don't will help identify areas that you can strengthen over time or gain help from others.
Facilitator Guide — An essential companion to the Discovery Cards, the Facilitator Guide provides group leaders with everything needed to run structured, action-oriented sessions, including activity worksheets, and coaching tips. Discovery Cards are simple, practical, and impactful and increase engagement. Using behavior-based color-coded categorized cards, group members will self-discover their strengths and development areas in five practices for building healthy boundaries. They will also learn about eight types of internal and external boundaries to manage. Card activities spur group members to assess real situations and set goals for taking action. Discovery Cards increase engagement, participation, and self-discovery and spark great discussions in recovery group settings. For the best experience, buy a Group Kit, which includes everything you need to run an effective session.