Simple sheet that can be worked through with a pupil to help identify their strengths and the things they enjoy or feel good about. This can then be shared among staff or displayed on their workstation. Plain design with room to personalise with a self portrait.
Emotions in Our Bodies Activity: This interventions works best with clients who are experiencing somatic symptoms due to intense emotions that they are denying or holding in (ex.a boy who says his father’s death doesnt bother him who gets stomach aches). Make sure you have established a relationship with the client and you feel this activity is clinically indicated before attempting.
This is a great tool to take a snapshot of a person’s life at a point in time. It keeps challenges in perspective and assists a person to identify their strengths. For social work students and social work practitioners, this is a great intervention to acknowledge the good in you and to reassess your own growth, value, and mindset at this present moment.