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Event Calendar | 189 | Life Story Work For Parents And Carers | Morwell | 2018 | Permanent Care and Adoptive Families - Early intervention support and training service that serves anyone with a personal or professional connection to permanent care, kinship (relative) care, foster care and adoption

Providing education and support to deliver better outcomes for children and families in permanent care and adoption

Life Story Work for Parents, carers and professionals in sector _ Morwell

Start: March 20 2018, 10:00am

End: March 20 2018, 2:00pm

Location: Berry Street, 37 Elgin St, Morwell VIC 3840

Phone: 03 9020 1833


Develop another therapeutic tool to use with your children. Learn how to begin a journey with your child towards helping them understand the past and present while providing resources to move on into the future. Discover how to enhance your child’s reflection and problem-solving skills.

At this training, you will learn about:

  • Current research and thinking on Life Story Work and the role it can take in family life
  • The opportunity to explore, in a practical way, how to create and use life stories
  • An invaluable ‘toolbox’ of suggested strategies and activities, and
  • Shared learning, reflection and problem-solving skills.

Children of families created through Adoption, Permanent Care, Foster Care and Kinship Care often require additional guidance from the adults in their lives to ensure they have opportunities to record their history. They may also need help reflecting upon the impact of this narrative on their life. Life Story Work is a researched and highly regarded mechanism for providing structure and purpose to children and families engaged in this activity.

Date:      Tuesday March 20

Time:    10.00am - 2.00pm

Venue:    Berry Street, 37 Elgin St, Morwell VIC 3840

Cost:      Free to families with Permanent care, kinship care, foster care and adoptive children thanks for a grant from Helen MacPherson Trust 

      $100.00 for professionals 


Lunch provided.

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