The group assembles.
The facilitator brings the group together and announces the topic
Review what will happen at the meeting and group guidelines
Participants are asked to look over the guidelines at every meeting.
Participants briefly let the group know how they are feeling and what they would like to discuss during the meeting.
This is the heart of an Alska group. Often the discussion will be based on common concerns or themes that came up during the check-in time.
The facilitator brings closure to the session.