Introduction to the Strengths Model

Introduction to the Strengths Model

Learn how Strengths Model implementation can improve outcomes for your agency


The goal of Strengths Model case management is to help people build or rebuild lives that by their own definition have meaning, purpose, and valued identity. Strengths Model case management is an evidence-based practice demonstrating positive outcomes in the areas of psychiatric hospitalization, competitive employment, education, and a range of quality of life indicators. Strengths Model case management has been used effectively with adults with serious mental illnesses, transitional aged youth, children ages 12-16, and individual with co-occurring substance use disorders. 


Handout 1 - Carol SA

Handout 2 - Juan 1st Strengths Assessment

Handout 3 - Juan 2nd Strengths Assessment

Handout 4 - Blank SA

Handout 5 - Elizabeth PRP

Handout 6 - Group Supervision

Strengths Model Chapter (Goscha) - published version (April 2020).pdf

The Context of Strengths Model Practice

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