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Sparkling Moments

During my work with adolescent girls I found myself inspired to work with them in a more strength based and different way. I trained myself, and subsequently the staff on ways to highlight and expand upon times when the girls were not exhibiting problem behaviors. This approach differed from the problem-focused model that punished negative behavior. I called these exceptions in their behavior “Sparkling Moments” which ultimately changed the entire program. Click below to read the full article.   

Jim Hibel, Jim Duvall, Nika Alakbarova, Alexandra Gard, Angela Hood, Clint Lambert, Claire Loucka, Michaelle Pierre, Arthrine Roberts, and Katia Tikhonravova (2017). Valuing Our Values: Short Stories of Revitalizing Traditional Work Contexts by Reclaiming Collaborative Practices. Journal of Systemic Therapies: Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 26-47.

https://doi.org/10.1521/jsyt.2017.36.1.26



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