The cart is empty

Conferences

LIFE STORY WORK WITH TROUBLED CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS with world-leading expert Richard Rose

Course Cost:
£174.00
When:
April 01, 2017 10:00 am until April 01, 2017 4:30 pm
Where:

CCMH, 2-18 Britannia Row, London N1 8PA, UK

Category:
Conferences

LIFE STORY WORK WITH TROUBLED CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS with world-leading expert Richard Rose

"Richard was very inspiring, engaging, easy to listen to and full of experience"

"An excellent day.. really interesting and thought-provoking"

"Richard offered very practical tools and resources to take back"

(Delegates, 9/4/16 conference)


 

Description

Life Story Work offers deep reflective work with a child to help them develop a coherent and accurate story of their lives and the lives of people closest to them. This is key for their understanding and acceptance of who they are and their past experiences. Life Story Work is also about assimilating past events and the effect that significant people in their lives have had on their self image, self-esteem, sense of self and common self-states. This effective intervention helps children and young people recover from abuse, trauma or neglect and make sense of a disrupted upbringing in multiple homes or families. Through the therapeutic story work, children and young people often reflect in the most moving and profound ways on what has happened to them and what is happening to them. As a result, they develop a far better sense of who they are, their history and how they want to live their lives. They go on to ‘make it’ emotionally, socially and academically. The intervention involves techniques such as family trees, wallpaper work, and eco- and geno-scaling. It covers the concepts of attachment, loss, magical thinking, identity and meaning.

Benefits from attending this conference

  • Understand the value of comprehensive Life Story Work
  • Understand the value and various models of information collation
  • Know how to communicate with children and their emotions
  • Know how to interpret and make best use of opportunities in the process
  • Improve your skills in working directly with children
  • Address sensitive and painful issues of trauma and loss and turn these to acceptance
  • Confront trauma and the external, sometimes difficult behaviour which is often an inhibitor for the child
  • Create Life Story books which are useful, valuable and represent the child

Speaker

Richard Rose

Richard Rose
Director of Child Trauma Intervention Services Ltd. Richard undertakes consultancy and training on Life Story Therapy and working with 'hard to reach' children and adolescents, and develops academic training programmes in the UK and internationally. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia and is also a Fellow of the Berry Street Childhood Institute, a part of Berry Street, Australia. Richard works with children and their carers in out-of-home, homebased and family placements to assist understanding and attachment with the aim of enabling placements to become healthy and nurturing for all involved. Author: The Child’s Own Story - Life Story Work with Traumatised Children.

Who Should Attend?

Teachers, Social Workers, Counsellors, Foster Carers and Adoptive Parents, Learning Mentors, SENCos, Educational Psychologists, Family Workers, Therapists, Counsellors, Behaviour Support Workers, Early Years, School-Home Support, Care Workers.

 

 

Venue

CCMH, 2-18 Britannia Row, London N1 8PA, UK