Words Matter: A Strengths-Based Approach for Family Foster Care

The social work profession emphasizes the strengths-based approach, understanding that while individuals, families, and communities have challenges or needs (not weaknesses), it is essential to recognize the positives. These can be relationships, resources, abilities, skills, knowledge, and networks. In child welfare, strengths-based words and expressions remind us that we are serving children and families who … Continue reading Words Matter: A Strengths-Based Approach for Family Foster Care