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Strengths-based practice training

Strengths-based practice training

Strengths based practice training

Alder Advice is working with Essex County Council and Bedford Borough Council on two projects that will help to underpin each Council’s commitment to strengths-based practice.

Essex County Council and Essex Social Care Academy

Alder Advice is currently working with the Essex Social Care Academy (ESCA)  to provide training to all Essex Adult Social Care Team Managers and Deputy Team Managers in the use of the “Emotional Touchpoints” technique as a method that can be used to enhance staff supervision.

“Emotional Touchpoints” is a rooted in Positive Psychology and Appreciative Inquiry. It provides a way introducing and facilitating conversations about emotions, which is an important, and often neglected, aspect of social work practice. "Emotional Touchpoints” can be used to explore issues arising from complex cases, aspects of social work practice and staff wellbeing.

The training is delivered as part of Alder Advice’s partnership with the  International; Academy for Appreciative Inquiry. For details of the International Academy click this link.

For further details contact Rob Griffiths at rob.griffiths@alderadvice.co.uk or call him on 07814-144-973

Bedford Borough Council

Bedford Borough Council has appointed Alder Advice  to deliver a programme of strengths-based training and support to social services staff working in safeguarding, older people’s services, hospital social work, physical and learning disabilities. The training is also available to some staff from Bedfordshire Community Health Services  and their partners East London NHS Foundation Trust.

The training is delivered as part of Alder Advice’s partnership with the  International; Academy for Appreciative Inquiry. For details of the International Academy click this link.

For further details contact Rob Griffiths at rob.griffiths@alderadvice.co.uk  or call him on 07814-144-973