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Strength Based Questions

Strengths Based Questions

  • What is working well?
  • Can you think of things you have done to help things that are going well?
  • What have you tried? And what has been helpful?
  • Tell me about how other people are helping you to make things go well?
  • What could be going better?
  • What stops things working better for you?
  • What would be happening if things were working better for you?
  • What small thing could you do that would make a difference?
  • Tell me about what a good day looks like for you? What makes it a good day?
  • What are you most proud of in your life?
  • What achievements have you have made? How did you make them happen?
  • What inspires you?
  • What do you like doing? What makes this enjoyable?
  • What do you find comes easily to you?
  • What do you find you learn most easily?
  • What do you want to achieve in your life?
  • When things are going well in your life – tell me what is happening?
  • What are the things in your life that help you keep strong?
  • What do you value about yourself?
  • What would your family and friends say you were good at?
  • What would other people who know you, say you were good at doing?
  • What is one thing you could do to have better health, and feeling of wellbeing?
  • How have you faced / overcome the challenges you have had?
  • What do you think helps you bounce back?
  • How have people around you helped you overcome challenges?
  • What are three things that have helped you overcome obstacles?
  • If you had the opportunity what would you like to teach others?
  • What do you value about yourself and what are your greatest strengths?
  • How could/do your strengths help you to be a part of your community?
  • Who is important in your life?
  • How would you describe the strengths, skills, and resources you have in your life?
  • What could you ask others to do, that would help create a better picture for you?
  • What are three things that are going well in your life right now?
  • What gives you energy?
  • What is the most rewarding part of your life?
  • When now, or in the past, have you felt like you are making a difference, making a contribution? How did you make this happen?
  • What would make you feel you are making a contribution?
  • What makes you feel excited OR useful OR satisfied? Tell me about a time when you felt these feelings?
  • Tell me about a time when you responded to a challenge in a way that made you feel really on top of things?
  • How have you been able to meet your needs?
  • What kind of supports have you used that have been helpful to you? How did the supports improve things for you?
  • Tell me about any creative, different solutions you have tried. How did this work out?
  • When you think about X (whatever it is that is stopping things going well) is there anything you can think of that could help in any way?
  • Can you think of one small manageable step that would improve X for you?
  • What resources such as community, people, and equipment do you have now? Do you know of anything else that might be helpful for you?
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