Individual and Group – Group Dynamic for Teenagers
Group dynamics provide the conditions for your work. What roles are there in a group? Who is comfortable enough to speak? Who only confirms the words and actions of others? Is there someone who always stays silent?
When you know how power is distributed among the individuals in a group, you start creating balance, without breaking down any individual. The goal is for all individuals to have the place to be themselves, while the group can work together and develop together.
The first step is to create a common platform for the group. Let everyone decide together which rules should apply. Invite everyone to think about their own answers.
Challenge: Breaking Negative Group Dynamics
A person with negative energy requires a lot from the leader of the group. How do you, as a leader, avoid expending all your energy on that person at the expense of the others in the group? Below are tips and exercises that can help you turn a negative group dynamic into a positive one.