Some of the most compelling stories can be told in just a few words. Take for example the urban myth [it may be true] that Ernest Hemingway wrote what is one of the greatest of all: For sale: baby shoes. Never worn. Six words. Yet what a story they contain. Why? Who? When? As your… Read More
Sometimes only words will do.
Listen to this excellent podcast put out by the Victorian Government in 2017. You can also download the transcript here. https://services.dhhs.vic.gov.au/helping-carers-helping-kids-podcast
This article on The Conversation is worth a look [published back in February]. It suggests that social media can have positive effects through a sense of connection with others, and that social workers can sometimes be too protective. How social media can make life better for young people in care
In Australia, and I guess many other countries, Life Story focuses on a ‘chronological account’ of an individual’s life, usually presented in a book. This may contain a family tree and photographs and seeks to present as accurate a record as possible of a person’s background. In contrast, Therapeutic Life Story work (TLSW) is grounded… Read More