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Practitioner Belief and the Pygmalion Effect

Practitioner Belief and the Pygmalion Effect

In a study conducted in several different substance use support services, clients who were identified to staff as having a high potential for change [...] Read more

Undiagnosed Autism in Adults in the CJS

Undiagnosed Autism in Adults in the CJS

A number of studies have been carried out over the last twenty years looking at whether people with autistic spectrum conditions (ASCs) are more or [...] Read more

Professional Curiosity

Professional Curiosity

Professional curiosity is most commonly associated with safeguarding within social work, where nurturing professional curiosity is seen as an [...] Read more

The Alliance in Offender Behaviour Programs

The Alliance in Offender Behaviour Programs

"The one to one relationship between an offender and their probation officer or program practitioner can be a powerful vehicle for change to reduce [...] Read more

The Therapeutic Alliance for Dummies

The Therapeutic Alliance for Dummies

The aim of this post is to provide a simple overview of the the concept of the Therapeutic Alliance, the reasons why it is seen as important and some [...] Read more

Essentials for Therapeutic Engagement

Essentials for Therapeutic Engagement

This post explores three key objectives that usually need to be satisfied in order to successfully engage people in supportive relationships and build [...] Read more

Psychopharmacology or How Drugs Work In The Brain

Psychopharmacology or How Drugs Work In The Brain

Psychopharmacology is the study of the effects of psychoactive substances on emotions, cognition and behaviour and the mechanisms through which these [...] Read more

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 6

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 6

The helping relationship between clinicians and patients moves away from being expert/patient to being ‘coaches’ or ‘partners’ on a journey of [...] Read more

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