- Process what they saw and learned while on the field
- Decide what next steps are best for continuing their participation in God’s global mission
- Give feedback as to how future trips should be run, what mission agencies are good and poor future partners, etc.
Short-term debriefing specialists agree with the above key goals for debriefing, but vary in how and where debriefing should occur:
- In the country of service or back home
- Written or verbal
- Individual or group
- Duration of debriefing