imgChapter ThirteenContractingDeciding Whether and How to Work with a Group

In this chapter, I discuss the contracting stages that you and your clients go through to develop an agreement about whether and how you will work together to help the group accomplish its goals. For each of the stages, I discuss the issues that often arise and how to address them.

Before you agree to work with a group, you want to understand who is asking for help, what the group wants to accomplish, what might prevent it from achieving those objectives, and how the group sees you helping it. Likewise, the group often wants to know about your experience and how you can ...

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