Upon completion, students will be able to: 1.Identify at least two benefits of offering groups. 2. Demonstrate knowledge of at least two topics and activities appropriate for a group. 3. Articulate knowledge of ways in which to successfully manage group challenges. Before taking on some of the nuts and bolts of adult bereavement support groups, it is probably a good idea to consider what support groups are and why they can be a useful option for supporting the bereaved as they grieve. This will enable the laying down of some groundwork, what might work best for you and those you hope to serve.