Onsite Training Category

Strength-Based Practice

In the face of so many problems and failures by probationers, how does the officer find optimism to believe in the offender’s ability to change? Many probation departments are turning to a more positive, constructive way of solving human problems. Strength-based practice seeks to find the balance between repairing weakness and amplifying strengths. Probation has long been concerned with uncovering a person’s deficits, weaknesses, and problems. The most overlooked resource in the field of probation and parole are the resources of the offender. Learn how to bring the strengths of your offenders into your everyday work.

Available Training in this Category
  1. Strength-Based Practice with Challenging Offenders: Increasing Resources for Solution-Building
  2. Advanced Strength-Based Practice: Bringing Strengths into Your Everyday Work