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Person-centred, Community-driven (PCCD) Practice

Blending Person Centred Thinking and Asset-based Community Development has been both a natural progression of two powerful strengths focused approaches yet, has also been a challenge in discovering where the intersections and borders are within the stand-alone frameworks and philosophies. Person Centred Community Driven practice delivers an experience for people that shifts mindsets towards a…

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Who Cares

Who cares? A few months ago, I started some conversations (which some people might call ‘work’) with 14 multi-cultural community leaders in Sydney who are seeking ways to collaborate and learn from each other plus, share their strengths with the broader community. For example, one of the Afghan leaders told one of the African leaders…

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Learning Conversations

One Tree at a Time Late one Friday afternoon, I was talking on the phone with the Regional Coordinatorofa Government Department about the upcoming talk and workshop I would be delivering at their Annual Forum. Being very passionate community workers, we very quickly moved onto talking about the importance of listening, the potential dilemmas caused…

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Values of Inclusion

Why are the ‘Values of Inclusion’ (developed by Marsha Forest, Jack Pearpoint, John O’Brien and the Scottish Human Services) so important? Start Fragment Everyone is born ‘in’ All means All Everyone needs to be ‘in’ Everyone needs to be ‘with’ Everyone is ready Everyone needs support Everyone can communicate Everyone can learn Everyone can contribute…

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