Evidence for strengths and asset-based outcomes

Quick guide for social workers

Published: August 2019

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Strengths and asset-based approaches in social care focus on what individuals and communities have and how they can work together, rather than on what individuals don’t have or can’t do.

This quick guide is based on recommendations from a range of NICE guidelines and quality standards that focus on identifying and supporting an individual’s strengths and assets. It will help social workers to recognise opportunities for improving outcomes for the people they work with. The guide covers:

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