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  • Choosing Strengths

    Choosing Strengths

    by Innovative Resources

    *Making good choices—could there be any more valuable life skill?* Everyone has strengths! Sometimes they are hidden and sometimes they shine like blazing lights. And sometimes, especially when things get tough, we may wonder where our strengths have gone! We may think of strengths as qualities we inherit (such as patience, resilience or kindness), resources we gather (such as a house, a computer or a car) or skills we learn as we journey through life (such as a profession or other skills and talents such as fixing an engine, growing...

  • A Vision for Supervision

    A Vision for Supervision

    by Innovative Resources

    * * *Strengths-based Questions for Reflective Conversations* Do you supervise others? Or do you receive supervision yourself? Supervision plays a pivotal role in the professional development of social workers, psychologists, counsellors, managers, health practitioners, life coaches and other human service professionals. At its best, supervision can be a powerful crucible of discovery and learning for both supervisor and practitioner—with the benefits also flowing on to clients. A Vision for Supervision consists of 40 cards arranged in 5 colour-coded suits: *Beginning:* Establishing a relationship *Contexting:* Identifying our accountability *Sharpening the Focus:* Making each session count *Widening the Lens:* Mapping our...

  • Angels

    Angels

    by Innovative Resources

    Angels is a set of 52 exquisitely-illustrated, heart-warming cards featuring ‘everyday’ angels. Each card represents an important quality or skill that we may want to celebrate or invite into our family, workplace, classroom and community, such as contentment, peace, assertiveness, clarity, openness, balance or adventure. Counsellors, social workers, teachers, trainers, managers and motivators can use these cards to build conversations, encourage storytelling, and help people of all ages think differently about who they are, what is important, and how to navigate life’s ups and downs. Is there are card...

  • Anxiety Solutions for Kids: 50 ways to ride the wave

    Anxiety Solutions for Kids: 50 ways to ride the wave

    by Selina Byrne

    At last—a set of 50 cards with lots of simple, practical, creative, fun activities for children who experience worry or anxiety from time to time—and that is every child! These cards are based on solution-focussed, strengths-based techniques used for many years by experienced consulting psychologist, Selina Byrne M.A.P.S, to help children with worry and anxiety, and to build their wellbeing and resilience. For most people, flashes of worry, nervousness or apprehension happen every now and then. Such experiences serve us very well—they are part of a healthy warning system that develops...

  • Anxiety Solutions: 50 ways to calm your mind and soothe your body

    Anxiety Solutions: 50 ways to calm your mind and soothe your body

    by Selina Byrne

    From a few worrying thoughts to full-blown anxiety, we humans are really good at worrying. Sometimes our worries can get the better of us. They can turn into free-floating anxiety with seemingly no cause at all. Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. It’s handy to have some simple, fun and effective strategies to calm your mind and soothe your body—anywhere, anytime.The Anxiety Solutions cards for young people and adults give you 50 simple, fun, clinically-proven strategies for managing anxious thoughts by entering the ‘control room’ of...

  • At My Best: Good Question Cards

    At My Best: Good Question Cards

    by Work Positive

    48 great questions, to help you appreciate and build on what’s good. This beautifully designed set of 48 questions can be used in a multitude of ways including personal reflection, one-to-one discussion and group work. They're an ideal resource if you want to help people appreciate and build on the good things in their lives - their strengths, their successes and the positive people and circumstances around them. *In the box:* 48 question cards, arranged into 6 question families 3 blank cards, for you to add your own questions...

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