Strength-Based Approaches to Service

Course Code: SYSN 5102

Academic Year: 2021-2022

Students learn the advantages of emphasizing people's self-determination and strengths and the power that comes from viewing clients as resourceful and resilient in the face of adversity. Students learn to position their work with a focus on future outcomes and strengths that people bring to a current situation or context. Learners critically examine their own assumptions, biases and professional practices to support strength-based approaches to health and community services.