Social toons are aimed at helping busy social care staff to get to grasp with key concepts that contribute to successful direct practice with children, young people and adults.

14/01/2020

Socratic Questioning 

Does your job involve asking people questions to gain information or to help them explore problems and challenges? How much time have you spent thinking about the kind of questions you ask and whether they are helpful or not? In this animation you will learn about a particular way of asking questions that will lift your questioning to a whole new level of helpfulness. Socratic Questioning? That’s a good question….

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29/01/2020

Resilience

This week our Social Toons is all about ‘resilience’. What it means for me as a family member working with you, what it means for you as a professional working with me, and why it’s important that we both develop our own. Not everyone likes the term ‘resilience’, but I think of it as a tool we can both use to help us through more challenging times. I hope you find the video useful and valuable.

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10/02/2020

The Cycle of Change

This week our social toons is all about change. We will look at the cycle of change and how we can work with it to help us act and think differently.

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Working in Partnership

This week our Social Toons is all about Working in Partnership. Together we are going to think about what you can do to work well with both users of services and partner agencies. Also getting the best outcome possible both for you and for children and their families.

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Each month a new social toon will be released, developed by Annie, Phil and Jo.  Expert facilitators taking you through concepts such as socratic questioning, motivational interviewing, building resilience, the cycle of change.

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