Advice to Dear Abby
up to 10
Equipment: past columns
from Dear Abby or Dear Ann Landers.
Focus: socialization, values
Description: Invite a client
to read one letter written to Dear Abby (chose letters that
stimulate conversation and are related to their issues). Have
participants then share responses they might have given. After
the group discusses their answers, read Dear Abby's response
and discuss her answer.
Game Alternative: a game
could be made out of this activity by having participants write
down their responses. The person or team with the response closest
to Dear Abby's response earns a point.