Strengths-based Questions for Reflective Conversations
Do you supervise others? Or do you receive supervision yourself?
Supervision plays a pivotal role in the professional development of social workers, psychologists, counsellors, managers, health practitioners, life coaches and other human service professionals. At its best, supervision can be a powerful crucible of discovery and learning for both supervisor and practitioner—with the benefits also flowing on to clients.
A Vision for Supervision consists of 40 cards arranged in 5 colour-coded suits:
There are also 40 key topics such as ‘Hopes and plans’, ‘Present situation’, ‘What worked?’ and ‘Noticing success’, along with 160 strengths-based, reflective questions for building your supervision conversations from start to finish.
Just released are the ‘Strengths in Nature’ Cards. These cards can be used with a wide range of clients individually or in groups and are suitable for young adults through to older people. They would be of use to counsellors, welfare workers, group facilitators and teachers to name a few. Through images of nature, the cards are designed to provoke feelings which can allow for greater awareness and insight of issues a person may be facing. Sourced from renowned Australian photographer Toni Fuller and encompassing Australia these cards are... More info
Ways of seeing the light and darkness ... Shadows is an emotionally charged set of 48 watercolour images. This resource acknowledges that pain and suffering (such as grief, depression, loss and violence) often need to be storied before pathways to resolution can be found. The images for the cards were created by award-winning artist, Carolyn Marrone, who specialises in painting everyday situations with great compassion and sensitivity. The cards invite the viewer to reflect on their experiences - to identify and explore the meaning of shadows in their lives. The... More info
* * *For open conversations about intimate partner relationships* What is abusive behaviour in an intimate partner relationship? What are the markers of a respectful relationship? Respect or disrespect are revealed in how we talk to each other, how we touch each other, how we make decisions, how we share power. They are revealed in our attitudes to gender, sexuality, finances, friends, family, children, roles and culture. Drawing on research and extensive practice in family violence, No Room for Family Violenceis a set of 30 cards for having conversations with... More info