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We are excited to provide research to ground you in strength-based practices. Check out the literature to increase your knowledge, learn best practices, and make data-driven decisions.
What are strength-based practices?
Download our FREE guide that serves as an introduction to strength-based practices so you can learn how to identify, understand, and nurture the strengths of youth.
what is a strength-based approach?
A strength-based approach values the skills, knowledge, connections, and potential of individuals or communities. It does not mean ignoring challenges or spinning struggles into strengths. The emphasis is on a positive outlook and goals.
four key elements of
a strength-based approach
Focus on identifying and understanding strengths
human-centered & puts people first
growth & goal oriented
leverages social capital and resources
BLACK HISTORY MONTH FEATURED RESOURCE:
STRENGTHS OF THE PAST ACTIVITY Guide
This special edition Black History Month guide aims to shine a light on the lives and achievements of six influential figures in the fight for civil rights and social justice: Maya Angelou, Frederick Douglass, John Lewis, Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson, and Sojourner Truth. For each individual, you will find a short biography, a discussion on the strengths they demonstrated, and a set of activities designed to help students connect with the identified strengths. Through an exploration of the resilience, courage, and leadership of these icons, the guide engages students in a way that's both educational and inspiring.
READY TO CULTIVATE A STRENGTH-BASED CLASSROOM?
Download our FREE guide that serves as a step-by-step checklist to developing and sustaining a strength-based approach to teaching.
strength-based COLLECTIVE briefs
Download the free SBC Briefs to increase your knowledge and application of strength-based practices.