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:
There are also 40 key topics such as ‘Hopes and plans’, ‘Present situation’, ‘What worked?’ and ‘Noticing success’, along with 160 strengths-based, reflective questions for building your supervision conversations from start to finish.
A set of 26 colourful, alphabetised cards providing creative and fun ways of saying, Well done! to the children you live or work with. Discover new ways to: Notice strengths; Give awards, rewards and acknowledgements; Build confidence and self-esteem in children; Have fun with language, reading and comprehension; ...and say Well done! Use Wonderful You to build affirming conversations between children and their friends, grandparents, child care workers, parents, teachers, foster caregivers... and anyone who spends time with children. More info
Here is a resource for: educators youth workers mental health professionals social workers juvenile justice counsellors anyone involved with young people Reflexions is designed for use with young people who, in the process of growth towards independence, are creating their own identities. The cards provide a way of considering how we are seen by others and the choices we make about our own feelings and thoughts. Using contemporary street and techno-style collage illustrations, Reflexions can help teachers, youth workers and other human service professionals deepen conversations with young people... More info
Single, unadorned words can have great power and resonance. They can stand like beacons to illuminate our feelings, memories and stories. The Words set contains 100 cards, each featuring a single word. Some are nouns (Dream, Chance, Trust), other are adjectives (Moody, Lonely, Tired). Some speak of difficulty and challenge, and some speak of new possibilities and hope. But they are all everyday words that can be used to open up conversations about meaning, significance, thoughts, feelings... and other words. Randomly choose three cards. What do the words bring... More info