A full-day workshop to reconnect with the principles and beliefs of strengths-based practice
This workshop is designed for anyone working alongside clients who may have played with the ideas of strengths based practice or seeking to be refreshed. This could include case managers, counsellors, youth workers, guidance officers, support workers, social workers, psychologists, speech pathologists, occupation therapists, and/or workers from the field of disability, housing, domestic violence, child protection, education, health and mental health.have reviewed the factors that can contribute to challenging behaviours in children.
Do you find your efforts to focus on clients’ strengths can be undermined by ongoing crisis or complexity that people may be experiencing? This workshop will explore how to amplify and build on the initiatives that clients may be attempting to take in their lives, despite challenging circumstances. Conversational tools will be offered to enable client’s to stay more connected to their own strengths, skills, knowledges and intentions. These tools seek to enable clients to sustain the preferred changes they are making in their lives. This workshop is for participants interested in extending their Strengths-based practice. It will offer participants a chance to reflect on their own journey of strengths based practice. Particular attention will be paid to how we can position ourselves in the work to enable client directed practice, in challenging and complex settings. The workshop seeks to explore how to find ways to work collaboratively with the client, and the systems around them to alleviate conflict and anxiety. Stories of collaborative practice will include the extended family, child protection, school, health and mental health systems.
Date: Wednesday, 19th May – 9am to 4.30pm
Venue: Lighthouse Resources Upstairs Training Room – Kyabra Street RUNCORN, QLD. 4113
Cost: $240 – BYO lunch