Exploring Narrative Approaches to Supervision, Melbourne 2016

November 10 & 11 2016, with Shona Russell

Thinking Together in Relationship in Ways that Re-Invigorate Professional Identity

University of Melbourne (Hawthorne Campus)

Shona has been exploring narrative practices in her work as a supervisor for many years both as an external consultant to organisations and with practitioners who have a specific interest in narrative therapy. She has a particular interest in supervision where workers experience significant distress in relation to their work which has led her to engage with ways we can sustain ourselves in work that can be difficult and complex. Shona will draw on the work of Vikki Reynolds to consider what "becomes more possible when we are able to work in accord with our ethics, embrace a spirit of solidarity, and see our collective work as doing justice".

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Journeys with Men Separating from Control, Violence & Abuse

17 - 21 October, with Rob Hall and Terry  Callahan

A Narrative Invitational Approach

This workshop will explore the approaches of Alan Jenkins (Invitations to Responsibility & Becoming Ethical), the partnership accountability emphasis of Rob Hall, and processes of Narrative Therapy. It will provide a rigorous reflective and practical engagement with ideas and skills which promote responsibility-taking for men, while addressing accountability to children and women affected by control and abuse.

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A Room Full of Stories

International Narrative Therapy Conference, 13 - 18 October 2016, Mumbai, India.

Organised by the Ummeed Child Development Center, Mumbai, in collaboration with Narrative Practices Adelaide and Re-Authoring Teaching, Vermont, this conference is sure to be a very rewarding and enriching experience, both personally and professionally.

The list of presenters includes David Epston, America Bracho, Maggie Carey, Shona Russell, Peggy Sax, Jaswant Guzder, Scot Cooper, Jehanzeb Baldiwala, Su Ellen Hamkins, Lisa Johnson, Laurie Markham and David Marsten. (For more information see http://www.narrativeconference2016.in/speakers.php)

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Level One Intensive - Introduction to Narrative Therapy 2016

11 - 15 April 2016 with Terry Callahan

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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Exploring Narrative Approaches to Supervision 2016

May 5-6 2016, with Shona Russell

Thinking Together in Relationship in Ways that Re-Invigorate Professional Identity

Narrative approaches offer many interesting possibilities in supervision. The focus of this workshop is to explore a range of practices that contribute to a reinvigoration of professional identity, respectful ways of exploring complex concerns and challenges, and enlivening ways of creating an audience for the work people do.

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Narrative Therapy with Children, Young People & Families 2016

Connectedness, Dignity and Agency, July 12-13 2016 with Lisa Johnson

This workshop is aimed at psychologists, social workers, volunteers, counsellors, mentors, advocates, community and allied health care workers, case-workers, special educators and teachers. 

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Level Two Intensive: Extending Narrative Practice 2016

August 29 to September 2, 2016, with Maggie Carey

A chance to re-invigorate your narrative approach and to catch up on recent developments in the use of the narrative metaphor.

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