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How Appreciative Inquiry can support a Psychologically Informed Environments – PIE

The PIE approach was developed by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), psychologists, academics, and supported housing organisations. It was outlined in Psychologically Informed Services for Homeless People: Good Practice Guide, published by DCLG, the University of Southampton and St Mungo’s in 2012. The report recognised that many of the people who used homelessness

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The Five AI Elements

Over the last year we’ve delivered AI workshops with a huge range of clients and collaborators, from schools to churches, health and charities. From this experience, we realised that five key components were required for an Appreciative Inquiry intervention to have maximum impact. Five ‘vital elements’ of the appreciative process need to flourish to support the

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World Appreciative Inquiry Conference

We’re setting off for our third World AI conference – in South Africa.  In 2009 we went to Kathmandu in Nepal, and in 2012 we were in Ghent, Belgium. The title for this year’s event is Building Flourishing Societies Together: Elevating, Aligning and Reflecting our Best to Create a Prosperous World for All and the theme

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Developing your Appreciative Inquiry practice

Date and venue: 23 to 25 February 2016; Windermere Centre, Cumbria This three-day residential course is designed for people who have already undertaken an introductory Appreciative Inquiry workshop and wish to build on existing AI practice and deepen their understanding. The programme will be practically based and cover: • AI principles in day to day practice • Creating great questions

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