Words that make me go hmmm: “Strengths-based”

Posted 11th December 2021

Bryony Shannon unpicks some of the language associated with the term “strengths-based”.

  • Independence
  • Resilience
  • Empowerment
  • Signposting
  • Assessment
  • Outcomes
  • Training

Her blog illustrates “what’s wrong, not what’s strong – and why it’s time to stop talking about ‘strengths-based’ practice.”

A great and thought provoking read… in full at…

Rewriting social care source: https://rewritingsocialcare.blog/2021/12/11/strengths-based/

Published by Residential Forum

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