What Is a Support Group? - Definition & Types


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Support groups offer:

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1. Which of these is NOT an example of a type of support group?

2. What is a challenge associated with online support groups?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this assessment to see what you know about the various types of support groups. It will ask questions regarding the definition, purpose, benefits, and challenges of support groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who want to succeed on the quiz/worksheet should familiarize themselves with the following information:

  • Understand what support groups offer
  • Identify the types of support groups
  • Understand the challenges and benefits of support groups
  • Determine who can join a support group

Skills Practiced

The assessment will help students improve their abilities in these areas:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most relevant information from the associated lesson on support group types
  • Defining key concepts - correctly define terms like 'support group'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the advantages and challenges of support groups
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who can join support groups

Additional Learning

To learn more on this subject, check out the accompanying lesson, What is a Support Group? -Definitions and Examples. It will help you accomplish these goals:

  • Define support group
  • Identify and distinguish between the types of support groups
  • Determine the benefits of support groups
  • Identify well-known support group themes