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  • Newpin – Courage to change together: Helping families achieve generational change

    Newpin – Courage to change together: Helping families achieve generational change

    by Newpin

    This is the first book to detail the processes of the New Parent Infant Network (Newpin) program. It is introduced by Professor Dorothy Scott, the Foundation Chair in Child Protection and the Director of the Australian Centre for Child Protection at the University of South Australia and contains an "up close and Personal" look at various components that make the Newpin program unique. The struggles and joys of helping families achieve positive generational change are documented in one volume by a range of contributors including academics, parents, children, staff volunteers,...

  • Paper Works

    Paper Works

    by Innovative Resources

    *Tools for thinking, taking and writing* Sometimes simple is best. Here is a set of 12 visual metaphors, each with three questions on the back. These versatile paper tools will open doors to new conversations – super fast! Photocopy both side and use them in: counselling, workshops, self-care, goal setting, storytelling, classrooms, team building, supervision, creative writing ….anywhere meaningful conversations are important. What’s your message in a bottle? What’s your next step? What’s your bright idea? Is there an elephant in the room? Where are you heading? What’s you sparkling...

  • Reminders for Best Practice (5 x A4 Posters)

    Reminders for Best Practice (5 x A4 Posters)

    by Innovative Resources

    * Five posters straight from the heart of the Strengths Approach* In the hurley-burley of daily work with the ever-present ‘To Do’ list, it can be easy to lose track of the principles and values that guide good practice. Right in the midst of a supervision session, or when we are about to meet with a family or someone struggling with mental illness - that’s when we might most appreciate some strong and practical reminders. Enter the tried and true, the humble yet mighty … POSTER! - A set of...

  • Strength-Centered Counseling: Integrating Postmodern Approaches and Skills With Practice

    Strength-Centered Counseling: Integrating Postmodern Approaches and Skills With Practice

    by Collin C Ward and Teri Reuter

    Integrates the most popular and most used counselling techniques into current teaching and practice This text provides a framework for the synthesis of postmodern theories of counselling. The cutting-edge Strength Centered Counseling model can be incorporated effectively with the more traditional models of counselling, resolving the ambiguity about how postmodernism fits into every day practice and results in more direct application of knowledge and skill sets for training in counsellor education. Authors Colin Ward and Teri Reuter offer a practical and straightforward resource that presents clients with opportunities to look at...

  • Strengths-Based Batterer Intervention

    Strengths-Based Batterer Intervention

    by Peter Lehmann, et al

    Strengths-based batterer intervention programs serve as a unique approach to intimate partner violence (IPV), building on individual strengths-not deficits-to help IPV offenders end their abusive lifestyles. This book assists counsellors in providing IPV offenders with the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to permanently change their offending behaviour. The book discusses emerging theories and presents cutting-edge batterer intervention techniques that use positive psychology, such as solution-focused therapy, strengths-focused cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, and motivational interviewing. *Key Features:* Chapters are conveniently organized by therapeutic model, each discussing the latest research, core concepts, objectives,...

  • Strengths-Based Engagement and Practice: Creating Effective Helping Relationships [Paperback]

    Strengths-Based Engagement and Practice: Creating Effective Helping Relationships [Paperback]

    by Bob Bertolino

    This new presents a wealth of ideas and methods for using collaborative, strengths-based practice by social workers or counsellors. It looks at the conditions, factors, and practices that most often lead to success in therapeutic outcomes and translates them into common-sense practical methods. Through in-depth discussion, client examples, clinical vignettes, and exercises the author shows practitioners how to create a respectful attitude by becoming: culturally sensitive; collaborative; client informed; competency based; and change oriented. It is based on decades of research that have been demonstrated to be influential in therapeutic outcomes. Bob Bertolino,...

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