The British Association of Social Functioning (BASF) welcomes you in 2016!

BASF celebrates human life and well-being through encouraging healthy, positive life choices

by developing and facilitating training in Human Social Functioning (HSF) and supporting our practitioners to further the use of HSF both among the caring professions and in the wider community in order to foster realisation of the full potential of each individual


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BASF is the UK home of Human Social Functioning which is a unique therapeutic approach. 

Screen Shot 2015-10-09 at 16.16.05The United Kingdom government is concerned about ‘Wellbeing’: Human Social Functioning has particular value for the individual and therapists in respect of wellbeing.  For us as individuals, with the help of the tool (Heimler Scale of Social Functioning) we can look at our lives semi-objectively and make choices that can enhance our sense of wellbeing.  For us as therapists, it can enable us to understand the life experience of our clients and facilitate them to make choices that will enhance their lives and give them the opportunity to experience greater wellbeing.  In the following PowerPoint that was produced for our Annual conference, Dr Peter Bowes expands on the value of HSF within a discussion of ‘Wellbeing

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