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Guidelines For The Re-evaluation Counseling Communities

Adopted at the August 8-13, 2017
World Conference
Storrs, Connecticut, USA with interim modifications including 2020 modifications for online events


2020 modifications for online events

About the Guidelines 2017

Preface to the Guidelines 2017

Table showing where 2013 Guidelines appear in the 2017 edition

Audio Recordings of the 2017 Guidelines

Consent for Young Person's Participation

A. The Re-evaluation Counseling Community

A.1. What is the RC Community

A.2. The Nature of Relationships in the RC Community

A.3. The One-Point Program of the RC Community

A.4. The Membership of the Community

B. Communication to Prospective Co-Counselors

B.1. Basic Method Is One-to-One

B.2. Creating Opportunities to Interest People in RC

B.3. Choosing New Co-Counselors

C. Re-evaluation Counseling Classes

C.1. Basic Content of Meetings of Co-Counselors

C.2. Goals of RC Classes

C.3. Structure of RC Classes

C.4. Fundamentals Classes

C.5. Uniqueness and Consistency of RC Theory

C.6. Online Classes and Support Groups

D. Requirements for Re-evaluation Counseling Teachers

D.1. Certification of RC Teachers

D.2. Requirements of RC Teachers

D.3. Assistant Teachers

D.4. Not Mixing RC with Other Theories

D.5. Overcoming Culturally Enforced Distress Patterns[1]

E. Structure and Leadership of the Re-evaluation Counseling Community

E.1. Structure of the Community-Leadership

E.2. Structure of the Community-Liberation

E.3. Structure of the Community-International Reference Person,  Alternate International Reference Person

E.4. Structure of the Community-Organizing Locally

E.5. Formation of an Area and Selection of an Area Reference Person

E.6. Functions of the Area Reference Person

E.7. Area Membership Meetings

E.8. Struggling Areas

E.9. Growth of New Areas from Existing Areas

E.10. Regional Reference Person

E.11. Developing New Reference Persons

E.12. Unpaid Work in Service of the Community

E.13. Group Responsibility for a Leader's Re-emergence

F. Achieving Correct Positions and Making Decisions

F.1.  Achieving Correct Positions on Issues

F.2. Draft Liberation Policies

F.3. Reaching Decision

G. Re-evaluation Counseling Workshops

G.1. Workshops-Overview

G.2. Interpreting at Workshops

G.3.  Class Workshops

G.4.  Area Workshops

G.5.  Regional Workshops

G.6. International Workshops

G.7.  Teachers' and Leaders' Workshops

G.8. Multi-Regional and International Liberation and Commonality Workshops

G.9.  Conferences

G.10.  Cooperative Workshops

H. Re-evaluation Counseling Community Finances

H.1. Outreach Funds of the RC Community

H.2. Class Fees and Outreach Funds

H.3. Regional and Area Classes, Support Groups, and Playdays,[1]  and Area Gather-ins[2]

H.4. Class and Area Workshops and Daylong Playdays[1]

H.5. Regional and International Workshops and Gather-ins[1]

H.6 RC Classes, Programs, and Workshops Conducted Outside of the RC Community

H.7. Outreach Finances: Communities Outside the United States

H.8. Maintaining Outreach Funds

H.9. Workshops Funded by International Outreach Funds

H.10. Maintenance Funds

H.11. Leaders' and Organizers' Fees, and Expenses

H.12. Sliding Fee Scales

H.13. Assisting the Re-Evaluation Foundation's Outreach Efforts

H.14. Outreach to All Groups Targeted by Oppression

I. Communicating about Re-evaluation Counseling Outside the Re-evaluation Counseling Community

I.1. Offering RC Practices and Insights Beyond the RC Community

I.2. Activities Outside the RC Community

I.3. Publicity

J. Publications

J.1. Editing of and Responsibility for the Publications

J.2. Duplicating and Electronically Distributing RC Publications and Other Materials

J.3. Transcripts and Audio and Video Recordings of Workshops

J.4. Publications Royalties[1]

J.5. Translations of Publications[1]

J.6 Publishing Translations

J.7. Preserving Confidentiality when Writing About Others

J.8. Use of Pseudonyms/Anonymity by Authors

K. Electronic Communications and the Internet

K.1. Internet Security

K.2. The RC Community Websites

K.3. Local RC Community Websites

K.4. RC Community E-mail Discussion Lists

L. Use of the Guidelines

L.1. Use and Modification of the Guidelines

L.2. Application of the Guidelines to New Communities [1]

M. Relationships—the No-Socializing Policy*

M.1. Co-Counseling Relationships

M.2. Organizations Outside of the RC Community

M.3. Electronic Communications

N. Psychiatric Drugs and Re-evaluation Counseling

N.1. Psychiatric Drugs and RC-Overview

N.2. Psychiatric Drugs, RC Classes, and RC Workshops

O. Attacks, Criticism, and Disagreements

O.1. Handling Attacks[1]

O.2. Handling Disagreement, Criticism, and upset

O.3. Public Criticism of RC from Outside the Community


I. Leaders' Groups

II. Self-Estimation

III. Avoiding National Structures

IV. Reaching Decision

V. Projects Aimed Outside the RC Community

VI. “Counsel the Leader”

Appendix of Lengthy Reasons

M.1. Lengthy Reason Electronic Communication

M.3. Lengthy Reason Electronic Communication

N.1. Lengthy Reason Psychiatric Drugs





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