spark new thinking & unlock strengths

Innovative Resources has a variety of creative

tools and card sets that spark new ways of thinking.

Our products ignite conversations and open minds,

helping people unlock their strengths, aspirations

and potential.

broad & flexible

Our tools are engaging, accessible and perfect for

children, young people, families and communities.

expert training

We provide expert training (including custom designed training)

on how to use our tools in a range of settings and situations.

strengths-based

All our resources and training are expert-designed to help

people discover and mobilise their strengths.

LATEST BLOG

tips for integrating strength-based tools, from the real experts—you!

tips for integrating strength-based tools, from the real experts—you!

June 11th, 2024

From its very inception, Innovative Resources was driven and inspired by the ideas and feedback of those who use the cards at the coal face—people working with people in all kinds of settings and situations. Thirty years on, and the stories keep coming—from teachers, …Read more

the bears – unlocking children’s voices

the bears – unlocking children’s voices

May 22nd, 2024

understanding the importance of children’s voices When Judy Hall describes The Bears as, ‘an opening of the floodgates’, it comes from a place of deep understanding of how important it is for children’s voices to be fully heard. judy hall’s background in child care …Read more

moving from strength to strength

moving from strength to strength

May 22nd, 2024

innovative resources: born out of the strengths approach It was 1992, and ideas around how welfare services should be delivered were changing. At St Luke’s (now Anglicare Victoria) workers decided there was a genuine need for a hands-on tool that could be used by …Read more

now more than ever – learning from our past

now more than ever – learning from our past

May 1st, 2024

For a long time, I’ve felt honoured to live in a country that is home to the longest, living, continuous, culture in the world. It has always felt momentous to me. But it wasn’t until I went on a trip to Greece last year …Read more

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