A practical resource for facilitators who want to introduce positive, strength-based perspectives into their work and trainings, this book provides an overview of Appreciative Inquiry's positive psychology and strength-based change methods. Author Robyn Stratton-Berkessel explores basic principles and practices, shows you how to incorporate AI into existing work, and offers practical advice for designing new trainings. She provides a variety of ready-to-deliver workshops on topics such as leadership, diversity, technology, creativity, change, innovation, learning, collaboration, coaching, and team-building. In addition, she suggests how to make the outcomes of an Appreciative Inquiry session stick and what it takes to make these valuable approaches self-sustaining.
A first in the field of Appreciative Inquiry, this important resource provides twenty one ready-to-use workshops for facilitators, leaders, consultants, and trainers who want to empower others in creating collaborative solutions.
A unique clinical resource, this book shows how to infuse the methods and spirit of motivational interviewing (MI) into group-based interventions. The authors demonstrate how the four processes of MI with individuals translate into group contexts. They explain both the challenges and the unique benefits of MI groups, guiding practitioners to build the skills they need to lead psychoeducational, psychotherapeutic, and support groups successfully. A wealth of clinical examples are featured. Chapters by contributing authors present innovative group applications targeting specific problems: substance use disorders, dual diagnosis, chronic health conditions, weight... More info
In 1994, the genocide in Rwanda claimed over one million human lives. Today, Ibuka, the national survivors' association of Rwanda, has developed ways to respond. The Ibuka trauma counsellors have found ways to heal memories in the shadow of genocide. Together - and through their formal partnership with the Dulwich Centre Foundation International, based in Australia - they have developed local, innovative, culturally-appropriate methodologies, drawing on principles and practice of narrative therapy and community work. This publication documents the unique forms of therapeutic and collective practice that Ibuka workers are developing. It... More info
*This book comes highly recommended by staff at Kyabra Community Association.* This convenient collection of handouts provides a wide range of ready-made activities for all kinds of therapists working on a professional level with child and adolescent clients and their families. The handouts provide creative approaches to a variety of presenting problems including anxiety, anger, depression and family issues and the age-range appropriate to each activity is indicated on the handouts. This book is fully photocopiable; a practical set of tools that will be invaluable to a busy therapist. *Also available:* Therapy To... More info