WEBINAR DESCRIPTION: Much of education and career development focuses on ameliorating or managing weaknesses. A more powerful approach is focusing on strengths. In this webinar you will learn more about the theory of using strengths in your work, how using strengths adds value to and for your clients, how identifying strengths can help you better understand and help your clients, and how to ask strengths based questions to draw out your students’ or clients’ strengths even when you or they don’t initially know what they are.
The webinar will also describe how she uses a strength based approached at her university, she will provide several resources to help you to implement a strengths based approach in your work.
- Explain guiding principles of Strengths Theory
- Understand why utilizing a Strengths Based approach in your work will be of value to your clients
- Describe the 4 Domains of Strengths and begin to better understand your clients through this perspective
- Ask your clients Strengths Based questions, even if you don’t know their top 5 Strengths