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Strengths-based Practice

Course Duration: ONE DAY
Capability and resilience. Popular for its effectiveness, capacity to enhance relationships and tendency to achieve meaningful outcomes, strengths-based practice has its foundations in social work but is used by diverse human services workers.

Where traditional approaches may have focused on an individual’s problems and disadvantages, strengths-based approaches focus on building personal strengths and aptitudes.

So rather than aiming to address deficit or correct client’s deficiencies, strengths-based practitioners see clients as capable and resilient and work with individual preferences and abilities to achieve the self-determined goals of each client.

This course will develop the skills of current strengths-based practitioners, along with providing foundation knowledge for those new to this approach. It also provides specific skills and templates for use with clients.

Content covered includes:

  • Understanding strengths-based approaches and their benefits
  • Goal orientation
  • Links with mental health
  • Assessing strengths, aptitudes and potential
  • Strengths-based language
  • Linking strengths with resources
  • Links with Solution Focused Therapy
  • Collaborative capacity building
  • The role of hope
  • Meaningful choice

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home reference package and free online resources.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Post-course contacts for help and advice.
  • Certificate of attendance.

Individual bookings

See our calendar for all scheduled courses & book a space online now.

Group bookings

If you have a team/group of people that require training, feel free to book online on any upcoming public course. However, we can also provide dedicated courses just for you - at our premises or yours - from our catalogue or bespoke. Please contact us so that we can discuss your exact needs.

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