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The Nature of ABCD in Australia

Download An influential overview By Dee Brooks & Judi Geggie The following paper has been written from the perspective of two former staff members from the Family Action Centre (FAC), University of Newcastle; a strengths-based centre that was an early adopter and pioneer of ABCD work in Australia. The authors have both since left the…

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Leadership: Exploring the Powers of T.H.I.N.K.

Healthy Relationships A Jeder Institute Project Author: Aleks Jovanovic – Behaviour Support Practitioner Due Date: February 2020 Publish Date: February 2020 Buyer Persona: [Anyone] “A healthy relationship is when two people can communicate openly and successfully dissolve any misunderstanding.” – Malanda   It was about 15 years ago that I learned one of the most…

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Inventing Organisations: an emergent response to growth

The paradox of bottom up community development and top down consultancy Written by Dee Brooks The Jeder Institute is a strengths-focused, not-for-profit, messy, imperfect, next-stage organisation, based on decades of asset-based community development and person-centred practices, blended participatory leadership approaches and is uniquely based on our own member-led horizontal governance platform. Power and Participation As…

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Community Development | Dee Brooks: Connect, Don’t Collect – The Art of Community Asset Mapping

Dee Brooks, Agitator, Blender and Chief Hugger of the Jeder Institute, provides a brief overview of Asset Mapping to truly mobilize communities. Please join the conversation around community development and the asset-based approach to community development, leave a comment and let us know your thoughts. And hit the subscribe button to follow us. About Communities@Work…

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Place Making: before you make a place!

Written by Fiona Miller   Placemaking is a multi-layered approach to the planning, design and organisation of public spaces. Placemaking focusses on the broad spectrum of all local community assets. It creates places and spaces that promote connection, good health and wellbeing and can bring happiness. Good Placemaking is: Community driven and collaborative Relevant to…

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