An Introduction to Rich Story Development

An Online Course with Maggie Carey - Available from October 2015.

An Introduction to Rich Story Development offers a clear, concise and down-to-earth journey into topics about story development including the narrative metaphor, landscapes of stories, double listening, loitering with intent, mapping meaning and action, personal agency, listening for resonance, making links, and neurobiology. This course captures some of Maggie’s best teaching moments from her June, 2014 workshop in Shelburne, Vermont, Catching up with Narrative therapy: The Art of Going Slowly with Intent .  Registration gives six months of access to course materials, a Conversation Forum and three Webinars.

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Workshop on Supervision - 2 Day Intensive

7 & 8 May 2015, with Shona Russell

Hosted by The Narrative Therapy Centre, Crows Nest, NSW

Exploring narrative approaches to supervision – thinking together in relationship in ways that re-invigorate professional identity.

Shona Russell has been exploring narrative practices in her work as a supervisor for many years both as an external consultant to organizations and with practitioners who have a specific interest in narrative therapy.

This workshop will benefit supervisee’s who wonder how supervision can be useful to their work and supervisors who want to support to those who consult them. Certificates will be provided on completion.

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Certificate in Narrative Practice with Children & Young People

Six month course with Maggie Carey and Lisa Johnson

First Block: April 21-23 2015. Second Block: 29-30 June & 1 July 2015

This advanced certificate course is designed for practitioners already somewhat familiar with narrative practice who are looking to reinvigorate skills and build on new innovations in their work with children and young people.

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Level One Narrative Therapy Intensive Training

16 - 20 March 2015 with Shona Russell and Terry Callahan *NOTE - CHANGE OF DATES*

An energetic and rigorous introduction to Narrative Practice, that will leave participants keen to explore more. All of the central practices of the narrative approach (as described by Michael White) will be explored, along with an accessible introduction to the thinking that informs the practice. This introduction is relevant for a range of contexts, including counselling, groups and communities.

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Supervision: a Team Approach. 2015 Series

9 Monthly Supervision Sessions during 2015, DATES TO BE ADVISED, with Lisa Johnson and Shona Russell

Expressions of interest are invited for this series of workshops, which will consist of 9 lively and engaging supervision sessions held monthly, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, at dates to be advised. This ongoing series is designed to enhance participant's skill development and competence within complex and diverse work contexts and provides an effective and invigorating alternative to one-on-one supervison.

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Extending and Refreshing Narrative Practice *NEW DATES*

13 - 15 May 2015, 'Becoming' a Narrative Therapist.

Three Day Advanced Practice Workshop with Maggie Carey

Many narrative practitioners find that they need a regular boost of narrative conversations with others in order to keep themselves and their practice fresh in their work. Appreciating this fits with the understanding that the narrative approach is not a set body of work that is learnt once and then we ‘have it’ forever. In order to develop a sense of agency in using a narrative approach it is important to have opportunities for ongoing reflection on practice, and to be supported in making links and connections with what the narrative metaphor has to offer us in our work.

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Mental Health Training Program (MHTP) 2015

Commencing February 2015, in Mumbai, India

This one year part-time program is offered by the Ummeed Child Development Center, Mumbai, in collaboration with Narrative Practices Adelaide and Reauthoring Teaching, Vermont.

Ummeed’s Mental Health Training Program addresses the need for trained professionals who can meet the Mental Health needs of children and families. It also provides an opportunity for organizations or schools to build capacity in this area.

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The Collab Salon - Online Learning Webinars: 2015 - 2016

The Collab Salon is a monthly webinar when online faculty and members from around the world meet together informally in real time. Our “meetings on a cloud” always occur on the third Sunday, and each month we focus on a different theme as a starter dough for invigorating conversation. Sometimes we feature our Narrative Faculty and at other times we come together as equals around a particular shared interest area. Our meetings last about an hour (sometimes a bit longer, but not more than 1-1/2 hours).

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