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.
What is important, meaningful or sacred to you? Signposts is set of 48 cards for building meaningful conversations about spirituality, connectedness, faith and transformation, while recognising and celebrating the diverse ways in which people express their innermost beliefs. This tool is not based on particular theology or philosophy, but offers ways to reflect on life’s purpose and to convert values into actions. Each card combines a powerful, evocative, full-colour photograph with a few simple words. The result is a stunning set of cards that can revitalise our practice of contemplation and... More info
Circles technology is a much-loved approach to group facilitation that is used in school classrooms, dispute resolution, mediation, juvenile justice, reconciliation processes and restorative justice practice. Group workers and facilitators around the world have adopted Circles processes. And now here it is: the world’s first hands-on tool that identifies 42 key elements that sit at the hub of Circles conversations. These are the values or ground rules that build cultures of respect into Circles work. Based on Sue Roffey’s ‘ASPIRE’ acronym, Strengths in Circles is built around 6 essential themes: *Agency* ... More info
Many of us surround ourselves with sticky notes, scraps of paper, or lists of things we want to remind ourselves to do on a day-to-day basis. Note to Self is a set of 24 stunning cards created by local author, Gena McLean, and designed by Castlemaine artist, Robyn Spicer. It reminds us that we have control over our thoughts and actions; that we have choices; that our lives can be rich with meaning when we feel connected and fulfilled. Note to Self is steeped in... More info