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An in-depth understanding of the Life Story process and how this work helps children to make sense of their past so that what has happened to them does not dominate, control, or inhibit the present. Based on Richard Rose’s book, ‘Life Story Therapy with Traumatised Children - A Model For Practice’, attendees will be shown at least 15 techniques which have been successfully utilised to assist children in communicating their trauma.



Start Date
Thursday 26 September 2019
End Date
Thursday 26 September 2019
09:30 - 16:30
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to

  • gather and collate information

  • explore the importance of identity and meaning

  • use listening and interpretive skills

  • discuss the significance of ‘magical thinking’

  • examine working with the ‘stuck’ child

  • review techniques for producing the Life Story book

Additional information




Target Audience
Social Workers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Lighthouse (venue), 28 Kensington Street
Event Trainers
Richard Rose
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