Your guide for running an effective session with the Discovery Cards — for practitioners and educators at every level of knowledge, skill, and experience
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 & maintain healthy relationships? The Practice of Boundary Management
Boundaries are central to 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 which 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, impactful, and increase engagement. Using behavior-based and color-categorized cards, group members will discover their strengths and gaps 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, 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.