The power and purpose behind simple, immediate steps: A mental health tool for everyone!
Ever felt stuck and wondered what the next step might be? Beginning with one or two simple, practical steps is often the best way to gather momentum. Perhaps our task today is simply to get out of bed or open the curtains or have a shower? Perhaps it is to call a friend or make an appointment or go for a walk? Using full-colour photographs of everyday objects and activities, these cards present an accessible way for anyone to identify one or more achievable steps they can take this afternoon, tomorrow or next week. These cards are invaluable in settings such as mental health, family services, counselling and emergency support.
52 laminated, full-colour cards, 148 x 105mm in a polypropylene box and a 44-page booklet
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
* Q: *How do you unleash hours of rich debate in your team of practitioners? *A:* Open a pack of Walking the Boundaries and stand back! Every human service profession, organisation and business is governed by the laws of the land. Most are held accountable to codes of conduct created from within their organisation or profession as well. But many practitioners—including social workers, counsellors, teachers and carers—face dozens of everyday ethical decisions regarding both clients and colleagues that may not be clear cut. What do you do when decisions call... More info
* * *50 designs to inspire, surprise and delight—qualities that, in themselves enhance self-care.* For social workers, counsellors, health professionals, teachers, managers, carers and parents—self-care is critical. Despite our resilience, working with others who are facing significant difficulties can take a toll. Unless human service organisations actively support self-care, then sick days and staff turnover can escalate. With 50 beautifully-illustrated cards and 100 thought-provoking questions, this resource is designed to put self-care on the agenda in supervision, teams, planning, policies and procedures at work, and in our personal lives at home. ... More info