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Solution Focused Supervision Groups

BRIEF is offering online group supervision sessions for practitioners who are already incorporating Solution Focused practice into their work. The group will be facilitated alternately by Chris Iveson and Evan George.

Online BRIEF Summer School 2020

What an international treat our two day online Summer School has turned out to be! What a learning experience for all of us! Just check out the range of countries that were represented. Amazing.

New book: SFA with Children and Young People

We have a new book just published, edited by Denise Yusuf, a BRIEF associate. Chapters from around the world by a range of authors some familiar and some published for the first time. 'This book is a Solution Focused treasure!'. Adam Froerer PhD, LMFT; Associate Program Director, MFT Program Mercer University, USA

BRIEF is moving on-line

In the context of the current crisis face-to-face work, whether that be therapy, coaching, consulting, supervising or training are no longer possible. For the foreseeable future we have decided that the only responsible thing to do is to move our work on-line. We have already started delivering.

3 simple steps to a useful conversation

At a time of crisis many people are looking for the 'right words', for a template upon which to base a useful conversation. Here is just such a template that can be used by managers, family members, neighbours, volunteers and supporters. https://www.brief.org.uk/videos.html

Coronavirus – Covid-19

In these unprecedented times BRIEF has decided to suspend our own training programme until the end of August 2020. This seems to us to best fit the advice received to date and the need for education, social work and health staff to be available for work in services that are likely to become increasingly pressured .

Coronavirus – Covid-19 part 2

Over the next few days BRIEF will contact all those who have booked on our courses between now and the end of May outlining the possibilities. In the meantime BRIEF wishes all of you our very best in these difficult times. Perhaps now our communities really do require us to be the 'best versions of ourselves', truly at our best as we might say in the Solution Focused world. BRIEF would also wish to thank those of you who are continuing to work to protect the health and well-being of all of us.

Coronavirus – Covid-19

In these unprecedented times BRIEF has decided to suspend our own training programme until the end of May 2020. This seems to us to best fit the advice to date and the need for education, social work and health staff to be available for work in services that are likely to become increasingly pressured .

2 NEW BRIEF Books

Harvey and Chris have each recently published co-authored books exploring two of the flexible and varied applications of the Solution Focused approach. Harvey, writing with Yasmin Ajmal, has focused on work in Schools and Chris, with Susanne Burgstaller, on work with Teams.

Blog

‘Spontaneous’

In what sense can we think of change as happening 'spontaneously' in the Solution Focused approach. Evan George shares his thoughts.

Featured Video

What is SF - a 2020 version of the approach

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July 9, 2020