The world according to you
Questions for opening up dynamic conversations with young people
Anyone who spends time with young people can use Deep Speak to build rich conversations about some of life's big questions... and some of the little quirky ones as well!
This is an engaging and thought-provoking resource for educators, mental health workers, chaplains, youth workers and anyone employed in juvenile justice. Deep Speak is a set of 120 question cards, each one pertinent to the issues that absorb young people as they deal with relationships, identity, emotions, beliefs and values. To get the ball rolling there are also conversation 'openers', and the card set comes with a 32-page booklet of suggestions to help users explore the transformational power of simple questions.
The cards are colour-coded into six broad themes - openers, identity, beliefs, emotions, values and relationships - so that facilitators can easily make selections of cards, if they wish.
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... 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
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 garden or casting a fishing line). But we... More info