Course Duration:
ONE DAY

Strengths-based Practice

Capability and resilience

Strengths-based practice focuses on building a person’s strengths and aptitudes, rather than working on their problems. This course develops strengths-based practitioners’ skills, as well as providing foundation knowledge for those new to this approach.

Popular for its effectiveness, capacity to enhance relationships and ability to achieve meaningful outcomes, strengths-based practice has its foundations in social work.

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

Rather than aiming to address a perceived deficit, or correct clients’ deficiencies, strengths-based practitioners see clients as capable and resilient. They can then support a client’s preferences and abilities to achieve their self-determined goals.

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.

Topics include

  • 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.
  • Certificate of attendance.

Individual bookings

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Group bookings

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