How to Create a Working Alliance

“This journey will take us to a place where we perform better in our correctional jobs”

— Dr Ioan Durnescu

Professor at the University of Bucharest
Teaches “Core Correctional Skills”


What will you learn

What is a working alliance (WA)

Why is the WA important

What is an involuntary client

How to create a working alliance with an involuntary client

What are the main mistakes one can make when building up a working alliance

How to work with clients under challenging moments: withdraw and confrontation

How to measure the quality of the WA