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The strengths approach : sharing power, building hope, creating change / Wayne McCashen.

By: McCashen, Wayne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Kangaroo Flat : Innovative Resources , 2017.©2017Edition: Expanded second edition.Description: x, 286 pages : illustrations; 24cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781925657005Subject(s): Community-based social services -- Australia | Family social work -- Australia
Contents:
1. Foundations of the strengths approach -- 2. The strengths emphasis -- 3. Power-over -- 4. Power-with -- 5. Processes and skills of the strengths approach -- 6. Client-owned recording -- 7. The strengths approach to service management -- 8. Parallel practice: building strengths-based organisations -- 9. Parallel practice and staff supervision -- 10. Strengths-based supervision day-to-day -- 11. The strengths approach to community connectedness.
Summary: "This second edition contains substantive new material including stories from practice, reflective exercises for students and seasoned practitioners alike, expanded discussions about strengths, ‘power-over’ and ‘power-with’, social inclusion, reforming, narrative therapy, the strengths-based mind map and column approach, strengths-based supervision, client-owned recording and much more. It puts ‘parallel practice’ squarely on the agenda, challenging organisations to embed strengths-based, socially-just ways of working at every level of their operations, and providing the frameworks to do so." -- Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 280 -286).

1. Foundations of the strengths approach -- 2. The strengths emphasis -- 3. Power-over -- 4. Power-with -- 5. Processes and skills of the strengths approach -- 6. Client-owned recording -- 7. The strengths approach to service management -- 8. Parallel practice: building strengths-based organisations -- 9. Parallel practice and staff supervision -- 10. Strengths-based supervision day-to-day -- 11. The strengths approach to community connectedness.

"This second edition contains substantive new material including stories from practice, reflective exercises for students and seasoned practitioners alike, expanded discussions about strengths, ‘power-over’ and ‘power-with’, social inclusion, reforming, narrative therapy, the strengths-based mind map and column approach, strengths-based supervision, client-owned recording and much more. It puts ‘parallel practice’ squarely on the agenda, challenging organisations to embed strengths-based, socially-just ways of working at every level of their operations, and providing the frameworks to do so." -- Back cover.

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