Based on Narrative Therapy approaches, this introductory course will provide professionals with tools to work more effectively with young people and young adults who are struggling with an issue/s. The focus will be on supporting others to re-author their life story. Based on Narrative Therapy approaches, delegates will learn how to apply approaches when working one to one with young people and young adults in order to establish what matters and is important to them so that progress and positive change are more likely to occur
Narrative Practice is respected and valued across caring professions for use with older children through to adults who seek support with a wide range of issues from significant trauma to difficulties managing key life transitions e.g. preparation for employment and work or bereavement.
Participants will learn about:
- The story metaphor in therapeutic practice
- Re-authoring lives
- Norms and power
- Outsider Witnessing
Particularly targeted at Learning Coaches, Inclusion Managers, SENCOs, Learning Mentors, School Counsellors, Heads of Year/ Heads of House.
Those working in a supportive or therapeutic role with young people and young adults in secondary and college provisions. .