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What you will find on this site

Uncovering strengths...unlocking potential.

If we succeed in our mission, we will have have enhanced individual lives through greater employability, self-esteem, motivation, appreciation of others, and overall career and life satisfaction, thereby fulfilling Bernard Haldane’s VISION of …

“More happy faces around the world”

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Check out our comprehensive books, curricula, and marketing materials for sale! There is sure to be something you've been looking for!

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The Dependable Strengths Articulation Process (DSAP) has proven to be a powerful tool for bringing out the best in individuals, groups, and organizations for over 50 years.  We have developed workshops and trainings based on the DSAP for a wide variety of targeted populations and purposes. Read on to find out more!

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Wanting to connect with your fellow facilitators? Or maybe meet facilitators from other classrooms, states, even countries? CDS is present on 4 different continents. We can learn so much from each other! Connect to find out current news, new developments, and best practices across the globe!


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Center for Dependable Strengths



P.O. Box 175

East Olympia, WA  98540