Year: 2023 Source: Social Work. (2006). 51(1), 20-30. doi: 10.1093/sw/51.1.20. SIEC No: 20231284
Based on the notion of mutual aid, a conceptual framework for understanding how membership in a group benefits survivors of trauma is presented. Incorporating current research and theory, this article discusses distinguishing features of these groups, as well as professional challenges social workers are likely to face in facilitating them.