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Issue 126 June 2019
We LOVE reading your stories ...

The Work is a Privilege 
and an Honour

By Monique Beglinger

I consider the work I do a privilege and an honour. Children, teenagers and families share deeply sacred stories with me and I’m lucky enough to witness transformation on a very personal level. Each small step is progress and I enjoy being able to use the engaging and creative resources from St Luke’s in my work.

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Strengths – Reminders of the Positives in Ourselves and Others

By Denise McDonough 

My daughter laughed when I bought my Strength Cards. She said, ‘You’ve always wanted your own, haven’t you?’ She had been using the Strength Cards in a therapeutic setting. My other daughter could tell me the pictures on some of the cards because her teacher had the Strength Cards at school. 

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POSTcards a Hit in Residential Services

This year at Resi Rocks, a professional development day for residential workers in Victoria, and hosted by the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, I had the pleasure of hearing about POSTcards from me to you,  and how they are being used by a residential team at Anglicare Victoria.

POSTcards was developed for youth and residential services to provide a communication channel between staff, carers and young people in care. It might be the ‘Got Your Back’, ‘Thank you’ or ‘Help’ cards for example.

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Anxiety Solutions for Kids: 50 ways to ride the wave

'Thank You' Card

'We hang a card each week above our sink in the office and we look at it while we fill the kettle. When we put this card up I could hear my colleague in the kitchen repeatedly saying ‘Thank you’ in all different voices and volumes—to the universe. It was great!’

Belinda Ryan – Ignite Therapies

You can read more favourite card stories by scrolling down to 'stories' after clicking on this link.

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Your Favourite Resources this Year
Number 1 
The Bears
Catalogue No:  0200
Price: $49.50
Number 2 
Strength Cards®
Catalogue No: 0100
Price: $49.50
Number 3
Anxiety Solutions for Kids: 50 ways to ride the wave
Catalogue No: 4937
Price: $59.50

Number 4
Picture This

Catalogue No: 2900
Price: $59.50



Introduction to LGBTIQ-Inclusive Practice

Online course available to organisations from July.
This course has been developed in partnership with Rainbow Health Victoria.

Contact us directly for more information
Sometimes travelling, and taking time away from work can be difficult. If you prefer to study and learn at your own convenience, then
visit our elearning site to view courses available.

Introduction to LGBTIQ Inclusive Practice

Online course available to organisations from July.
Keen to adopt or reinforce a strengths approach to working with people?

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Training in Singapore
Managing Anxiety with Visual Tools and Experiential Approaches
July 26
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NEW Tools for Working with Family Violence
Date to be confirmed

Strengths Approach to Practice
Sept 18

Tools of the Trade
Sept 19
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