Blogs on strengths-based approaches

A strengths-based approach to social care focuses on identifying the strengths, or assets, as well as the needs and difficulties of children, young people and families. Read some blogs that discuss the issues.

Head-shot of the author, Alex Fox OBE, chief executive of Shared Lives Plus and SCIE trustee Strength-based approaches for children's and adults' services (19 September 2018)
By Alex Fox OBE, chief executive of Shared Lives Plus and SCIE trustee

Head-shot of the author, Jim Hopkinson, Deputy Director (Children's Social Care), City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council Strength-based children's social care in Bradford (19 September 2018)
By Jim Hopkinson, Deputy Director (Children's Social Care), City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Head-shot of the author, Isabel Vanderheeren, Transformation Lead, Children’s Services Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council Walsall: Restorative Practice - a common-sense approach (19 September 2018)
By Isabel Vanderheeren, Transformation Lead, Children’s Services Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

Head-shot of the author, Vita Maiorano, The Australian Centre for Social Innovation Strength-based approaches in children's social care in Australia (19 September 2018)
By Vita Maiorano, The Australian Centre for Social Innovation

Head-shot of the author, Mike Rees: Lead, Greater Manchester Children’s Social Care Innovation Spreading and Scaling Programme The Wigan Deal, children’s social care and importing and exporting innovation (19 September 2018)
By Mike Rees: Lead, Greater Manchester Children’s Social Care Innovation Spreading and Scaling Programme

Head-shot of the author, Stuart Gallimore, Director of Children's Services, East Sussex County Council East Sussex: Connecting practice leading to transformative relationships and great outcomes (19 September 2018)
By Stuart Gallimore, Director of Children's Services, East Sussex County Council

Head-shot of the author, Deborah Woodcock, Director of Operations-Stockport Family and Principal Social Worker Strength-based children's social care in Stockport (19 September 2018)
By Deborah Woodcock, Director of Operations-Stockport Family and Principal Social Worker

Head-shot of the author, Donna Hall, Chief Executive, Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council Asset-based place: just do it! (19 June 2018)
By Donna Hall, Chief Executive, Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council