Power-with: A Core Element of Strengths Approach to Practice
Working with people collaboratively by sharing power, knowledge and resources
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This entree course will help you refresh or develop skills and knowledge on the concept of power-with versus power-over.
You will be provided with a short introduction to a Strengths Approach to Practice, to set the scene for exploration and reflection of the conscious and sub-conscious uses of power, and discover ways of taking a more 'power-with' approach to your work.
This entree course is an abstract from the full Strengths Approach to Practice online course.
On completion you will have access to a $50 voucher to apply to the full course, should you wish to learn more about strength-based practice.
StartWhy is it important to think about power?
StartWhat are some of the different types of power?
StartHidden rules of power
StartWhat is 'power-over' and how does it affect us?
StartWhat is meant by 'power-with'? (1:45)
StartWhat is important about reflective practice when working in a 'power-with' way?
StartHow can we work together to create the conditions for change? (25:23)