The Center for Dependable Strengths (CDS) trains professionals to facilitate the Dependable Strengths Articulation Process (DSAP), a process proven to help people improve their quality of life.

DSAP is a peer-assisted, group process first developed by Bernard Haldane in 1945. The heart of the process is story telling. DSAP facilitators are trained to elicit the kind of stories that illustrate a person's Dependable Strengths®—each person’s special talent for excellence.

Participants in the process reflect on their experiences in life, identify their patterns of strengths, and learn how to talk about their Dependable Strengths in ways that demonstrate their value. We help people plan for successful futures!

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