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Brisbane Institute of Strengths Based Practice


Propagates, and Supports Strengths Based Human Resource Development

Through Strengths-Based Strategies, Appreciative Inquiry,

Asset Based Community Development and Counselling Approaches




Kathmandu Conference Nepal

10-12 December


17-19 June Bali, Indonesia


Hyderabad Conference Brisbane Institute

Hyderabad Conference India


Kathmandu Conference Nepal


Sarajevo Conference 2011

Sarajevo Conference

Bosnia and Herzegovina


Brisbane Institute of Strengths Based Practice Australia

Brisbane Conference

Queensland, Australia


Coping Resilience International Conference Dubrovnik Brisbane Institute

Dubrovnik Conference Croatia


Hyderabad Conference Brisbane Institute

Hyderabad Conference India



Professor Lesley Chenoweth

A Charles Sturt University Initiative

 Curriculum Development on Environment Sustainability

in Social Work

Professor Lesley Chenoweth

Responding to the Challenges of Contemporary and Future Human Services - Beyond Survival to Proactive Change

The Role and Direction of Social Work and Human Services in the current Economic environment

Cooking for Social Work

New Zealand Workshops

Working With Challenging Clients: Motivation, Cooperation And Assisting Behaviour Change

workshops Sarajevo, Bosnia, Vive Zene, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina Workshops


Dr Venkat Pulla

AWARDED in India


3rd Right every Wrong Conclave


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Brisbane Institute Strengths Strategies

Strengths Approach, Human Resource

Development, Social change, Transition societies, Role of youth, Entrepreneurship development, Governance and people strengthening practices, Volunteers development

Asset Based Community Development Micro credits and finance



Ignorance of Ability Brings Disability

"This is a short film I did in 2005

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The Brisbane Institute of Strengths Based Practice (Inc) was founded in 2006 to support approaches that promote resilience as opposed to dealing with deficits. We are a group of people from a range of professional backgrounds such as social work, psychology, education and management that believe, work with and advocate strengths based practices.  We recognise that the strength based movement is gaining impetus globally, with people from diverse backgrounds attracted to this inward looking practice, whether it be teachers utilising such strategies with their students, helping professionals engaging with clients to fulfil their potential, or employers and HRD Managers utilising strength based performance appraisals with their employers.

   What are SBPs?

Strengths Based Practices (SBPs) concentrates on the inherent strengths of individuals, families groups and organisations deploying peoples' personal strengths to aid their recovery and empowerment. SBPs are empowering alternatives to traditional methods with individuals, group or organizational work. SBPs refrain from allowing crippling, labelling and stigmatized language. Descriptions and pathology owned by persons groups and organizations that suggest acceptance of their condition as hopeless or helpless to change are constructively challenged through SBPs. Strengths based strategies build and foster hope from within by focusing and working with precedent successes. SBPs strategies facilitate change by assisting to look at / what has worked? what does not work? and what might work presently making it important for facilitators and those desiring change to be integral to this process of change.

Peer refereed Conferences


Registration Costs 275 USD for developing countries,

475 USD for developed countries,

provides for 4 Star accommodation, meals & materials for two and a half days.


Interdisciplinary twin conference participation is encouraged by a simplest way  to bring two different kinds of pedigree breeds, one venue and  give them that safe ambiance for conversations to occur.  about their sagas, and preoccupations and common futures.

Positive Thoughts, Positive Impacts and Positive Social Work: The wherewithal of hope?


Conference for Social Work, Human Services and interdisciplinary academics and practitioners


10-12 December, 2018, Kathmandu, Nepal


Abstracts last date 15 September 2018


Thoughts, Processes and Responses for a demanding Society


Conference of Business Management, Commerce, Science, Public Health, Technology and Social Sciences academics and practitioners.


10-12 December, 2018, Kathmandu, Nepal


Abstracts last date 15 September 2018


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Dr Venkat Pulla NAPSWI Lifetime Achievement Award: Lecture on

"A Personal transformational opportunity through a social work career"

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Team 2016 - 2018


President : Dr.Venkat Pulla

Conference Manager:  Dragan Bombek


Adivisers:  Richard Hill, Peter Binyon, Palani Thevar, Mukesh Mistry, CPA -Brisbane,

Amanda Kay,  Canberra,  Dr Anne Riggs, Melbourne, Pamela Trotman, Norther Territory


Conferences and Training Europe and Asia Pacific 2016-2018 Sub Committee:


  Joint Facilitators of the Conferences Bharath Bhushan Mamidi, Dr Keshav Walke, Hyderabad

Research Interns:  Elizabeth Carter, Australia Brisbane, Premajyothi. D, India 



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