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Family meetings are regularly scheduled times when family members get
together to share feelings, discuss concerns, and solve problems. Since all
members participate, these meetings help build cooperation and responsibility.
Family meetings help members to work together and:
Schedule frequent family meetings at a consistent time to establish a
routine. One person leads the discussions, and another records the meeting and
reports back at the next meeting. Parents can assume these roles in the
beginning. But other members of the family can take on a role from time
to time so that no one person is always in charge.
The following items usually are included on the agenda for a family
Current as of:
November 18, 2013
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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