Identifying your Community’s Strengths with Mapping and Profiling

What topics are covered by the course?

What will this course cover?
What is ‘asset based community development’?
Tools and techniques that communities can use to: Produce a community profile
Create a ‘map’ of their strengths and assets

Who should attend?

For individuals, community groups, organisations, and those working to support them, who want to learn how to support communities to deepen their understanding of their local area and identify the strengths, assets and resources that will enable them to deliver positive change.

What will I be able to do on completion?

What tools and knowledge will participants take away?
Practical tools and techniques to research and capture knowledge and understanding of their area
Practical tools and techniques to share and analyse this knowledge and develop a collective understanding of their area
An understanding of community maps and profiles, the different forms they may take and the different ways in which they can be produced and used

What are the intended learning outcomes?

If participants apply what they have learnt on this course they will be able to support communities to use community based research tools and techniques to:
Produce a community profile
Map community assets and resources

Using these tools and techniques can enable people to analyse and understand their own communities and the places they live, and to identify and map the assets they have that could be used to support collective action to bring about positive change.

How will I be assessed?

Throughout the day

A certificate of completion will be provided

Guide Price: £149

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Communications & Personal Development »
Duration: one day

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