Care Act - Strengths-based approach to social care course
CDP Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/11.
This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements. Contact us to arrange an in-house customised course.
- What is the strengths-based approach
- Wellbeing duty and principle
- Strengths-based approach duties and principles
- Strengths-based approach during the individual journey: adults and carers
- Key messages
- Examples of strengths-based approach, its barriers and how to overcome them
- Do’s and Don’ts
- Tools and techniques: ROPES, solution-focus, strengths-mapping, motivational interviewing, Bubble map, etc.
- Case studies
- Understand what is meant by a strengths-based approach and what the Care Act says
- Explore the relationship between wellbeing and strengths-based approach
- Gain awareness on how to recognise the strengths-based approach and key differences between this and other approaches
- Develop further understanding of tools and techniques:
- 'Solution-focused' – not services-focused or gap-focused – interventions
- Strengths mapping
- Bubble map
- Understand the role of information and advice and independent advocacy
- How to embed the strengths-based approach
2 x half day sessions (3.5 hours each) We recommend that this training programme is delivered over two half days, with at least one week between sessions. This enables delegates to practice learning from the first session and bring any further questions for discussion to the second session.
1 full day session (7 hours) Alternatively the course can be delivered over one full day