Steve has trained and presented workshops across Europe and in Hong Kong and Cairo.
He has trained thousands of practitioners in his 25 years of practice. Whilst being best known for training in Solution Focused Practice he has a broad portfolio based on his breadth of practice and posts with NHS trusts, several universtities including Keele and Staffordshire and the Department of Health in the UK.
Steve’s MA dissertation evaluated transfer into practice from his SFP courses. It showed that at 6 months and two years after his SFP courses delegates still used the core skills that they had developed over the three day course. A high level of integration into practice was also noted leading to a core organisational platform of solution focused language and practice.
Delegates for Steve’s courses have included health and social care professionals including consultant psychiatrists, carers, service users, managers and students from NVQ to PhD level. Courses have proved popular with people working in physical and mental health settings.
All courses are delivered flexibly to meet customer needs. The emphasis of the course can be focused on therapy, management or life as a customer or carer. Feedback from previous training has highlighted that this gives organisations and their customers a common language.
A range of SFP post basic modules are available e.g. Signs of Safety in Risk Assessment, Next Steps in Solution Focused Practice, The Solution Focused Reflecting Team, Developing and maintaining Communities of Practice, Organisational Development and Team Building, Team Day facilitation, Inside Out: Resource based approaches to Compliments and Complaints.
All courses are interactive and encourage delegates to develop and practice skills.
Courses will include generic material from respected practitioners and unique material developed by Steve.
Issues such as confidentiality, safeguarding, colleague care and self-survival are themes throughout all courses.