Sharing and building Solution Focused practice in organisations
It’s ten years now since the publication of The Solutions Focus. We wanted the book to spread the ideas, and ten years later it’s succeeded to some extent – there’s a flourishing world-wide community of practitioners, a great annual conference, and thousands of people who have used SF in their lives and work. The OSKAR coaching model pops up in many organisations, and it’s fun to recognise elements of SF in some unlikely places.
I heard yesterday, for example, that at Wembley Arena,…Continue
Added by Paul Z Jackson on February 22, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments
From time to time, members of the of the The SOLUTIONS-L email listserv may wish to share a document with other members .
There are several ways to achieve this. The key issue is whether the contributor wants to share the document with the world, or they want to restrict access to members of the listserv.
When a member adds a document to their own SOLWorld blog, it…Continue
The document below gathers some 'indicators' of an organisation's progress towards being Solution Focused.
I have used it with schools and it is a great discussion starter
The role of the Solution Focused psychotherapist is less about confirming the rights of the client as an individual and more about amplifying their preferred social performance. The client, the therapist and the drama of therapy represent the object of this performance in which cultural meaning is simply amplified. The identity of the client is framed within multicultural narratives and discourse with which the psychotherapist grapples and strives to maintain a type of neutrality and…Continue
Added by Eva Golding on February 11, 2012 at 15:55 — No Comments
Identity is culturally constructed. We acquire our own identity through shared understanding of cultural practices i.e. the positioning of own gender, race, class and status etc, it is a positioning and classification of ‘self’ within these repertoires of cultural practices that we gain our identity… http://www.changebrieftherapy.org/images/identity12.pdf
Added by Eva Golding on February 11, 2012 at 15:50 — No Comments
Added by Owen Charnley on February 9, 2012 at 14:32 — No Comments
It’s ten years to the day since the first edition of The Solutions Focus book was published. I’ll always remember 8 February 2002 – because it was the first day of the SOL 2002 conference, the first of the astounding series of SOLWorld events over the past decade. So, it’s a good moment to look back on what’s happened over the intervening period and also indulge in a…Continue
Added by Mark McKergow on February 8, 2012 at 23:13 — No Comments
My Dutch book on SF Leadership [Oplossingsgericht Leidinggeven] has been nominated in Holland as Managementbook of the Year 2012.
I am looking for an English publisher, so if you can help me, please let me know!