Welcome to Innovative Resources. For over 20 years we have been the home of the original and the best strengths-based, conversation-building resources!
Our card sets, stickers, books and picture books are used to enrich conversations about the important stuff in life—feelings, hopes, strengths, relationships, values, stories and goals.
Our card sets are sold internationally and are known for their originality, practice wisdom and striking visual styles. They have found their way into boardrooms, kitchens, jails, classrooms, school camps, conferences, job interviews, hospitals, meetings, research papers, workshops, university courses, family dinners, community houses, celebrations, big business planning days and team building events.
Through innovation, collaboration and research, Innovative Resources creates materials and delivers training to help empower people to make choices and take action.
Innovative Resources is a highly-respected publisher, operating as a social enterprise. Profits generated are used for social purpose to further Anglicare Victoria’s pillars—Protect, Prevent and Empower.
Innovative Resources is committed to advancing best practices across all areas of human services work, and developing tools and resources to enhance service delivery.
There are five values that underpin the work of Innovative Resources.
To work with human service professionals, educators and practice specialists and service receivers to develop resources that support people to make meaningful changes in their lives
- Practice development
To connect with human service workers to further develop and reflect on best practices, and to incorporate practice wisdom in training delivery and in the development of resources.
- Innovation and creativity
To continue to be at the forefront in the development of innovative and creative tools and training that supports and develops best practice in human service workers and educators and provides creative ways for working with people.
- Empowerment and social justice
To be an advocate of personal and social change, providing training and resources that help empower people to make choices and to take action.
- High standards of production and training
To produce high quality resources that are well designed and a pleasure to use, and to deliver training that is relevant and meaningful for participants.