We have developed training material to support strengths-based practice in health and social care. You can access these free training videos using the links below.

Training videos

Part 1: What does strengths-based working mean  

Learning time: 30 minutes

Part 2: Understanding the individual

Learning time: 45 minutes

Part 3 video 1: Explore possibilities

Learning time: 33 minutes

Part 3 video 2: BBC Bristol Zak video

Learning time: 3 minutes

Part 4: Case studies - we shot these videos during the coronavirus pandemic, and therefore these case studies reflect social care practice at the time of filming.

Strengths-based approach to care case study A- this scenario is in a domiciliary setting. It compares strengths-based approach to the other approach in a same situation.

Learning time: 14 minutes

Strengths-based approach to care case study B- this scenario is in a residential care setting. It compares strengths-based approach to the other approach in a same situation.

Learning time: 8 minutes

Get your certificate

You will need to complete the course evaluation to receive your certificate.

If you wish to run training sessions within your organisation, you can email adultsandHousingLandD@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk to get facilitator resources and guidance.

Find details of our other adult social care trainings.

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