E092 Let's Have a Family Meeting
A family meeting is a gathering of family members to address an important purpose, at a specific time and place. Done well, a family meeting is a tool that provides an efficient structure for sharing information from each member in order to identify problems and plan solutions. A family meeting is valuable for many purposes, including considering educational choices, planning vacations, announcing a difficult or sorrowful occurrence, dividing household chores, planning an event, clarifying the budget, addressing discipline problems, etc.
The first goal in a family meeting is to get results. To get results, teamwork is needed. The team leader must be respected and feel confident that he or she can lead the group in establishing a purpose and getting the desired results . . .
When To Use
What is a family meeting; why have a family meeting; goals of a family meeting; a process that works; Do’s and Don’ts.
How to Use
Features: Downloadable; editable, reproducible, web-usable with password; amendable; "brand-able" with your logo/program information, if desired; Comes with PDF, MS Word with Graphics; MS Publisher with Graphics.