Monday 29th August. 9am - 5pm.
Venue: East Hotel, Kingston (inc morning/afternoon tea, lunch and free undercover parking)
STRICTLY LIMITED NUMBERS: This is a small group training workshop to ensure maximum outcomes for individual participants. Tailored 1 Day Workplace Training Package also available at www.engagingsolutions.com.au
Working with people can be inspiring, transformational AND overwhelming.
Helping others often means asking personal questions and hearing extremely personal stories within the answers. Walking alongside others as they navigate their way through complex issues requires a complex range of skills.
Do you want to know how you can become a storyteller?
Do you want to learn how to help others tell their story?
Have you experienced burn out or want to avoid it?
Have you ever heard client stories that hit a bit too close to home?
Are you entrusted with large numbers of traumatic stories on a regular basis?
Have you seen someone react unexpectedly emotionally to a seemingly safe question?
Are you concerned about retraumatising others when asking personal questions?
Would you like to reduce the time it takes to create rapport with your clients?
Are you aware of powerful stories that would benefit others but don't know where to start?
Would you like to learn how to empower individuals, engage communities AND promote your organisation through authentic stories?
**Reduce the risk of burnout.
**Understand how your stories are impacting on how you communicate.
**Prepare for unexpected emotional responses.
**Reduce the risk of retraumatisating others.
**Learn how you can become a storyteller.
**Empower your community and promote your organisation through authentic stories.
**Change lives (including your own) through this proven story seeking technique.
DON'T MISS LIFE CHANGING STORY OPPORTUNITIES!
Storytelling projects are a popular and powerful way to give people a voice. With technology access at an unprecedented level, personal stories are all over youtube and facebook giving people a truly global platform to be heard.
"Whether you're interested in understanding how our stories influence how we communicate with others
or you need help starting a storytelling project, this one day intensive will leave you prepared and inspired!" Jennifer Thompson, your facilitator.
WHAT WILL BE COVERED?
STORY SEEKER READY™ FOUNDATIONS, PROCESSES & APPLICATIONS
PART 1: FOUNDATIONS
- Story Seeking, Story Telling & Story Receiving
- Assett-Based Community Development
- Narrative Therapy
- Storytelling (including Digital Storytelling)
PART 2: PROCESS
- How to help someone find and articulate their story
- How to tell a story in 5 steps
- How to plan the audiovisual production process
(within any budget)
- How to source good content, legally
PART 3: YOUR COMMUNITY
- Case studies - different ways to tell stories (text/audio/visual)
- Your stories - how they impact on your story seeking work
- Your community's stories - how to apply this training to your unique community
WHO IS THE WORKSHOP FOR?
Community sector professionals
Pastoral care workers
Young youth workers
Mental health workers
Palliative care workers
Students and entry level community workers
Government project officers
WHAT WILL YOU TAKE AWAY?
Practical steps to become a storyteller.
Clear workflow and templates to plan your storytelling project.
Proven strategies for getting your story project funded (in-house and through grant applications).
Worksheets to help others become storytellers.
Clear strategies for collecting stories within a wide range of contexts, in a truly empowering way.
Increased self awareness and wellbeing.
Supportive network of fellow story seekers.
Story Seeker Facebook Group Network
Tea & coffee, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
FREE undercover parking
WHAT PARTICIPANTS ARE SAYING ABOUT OUR TRAINING WORKSHOPS:
"Go to the 1 day"
"Great safe way to develop multi-media promotional tool"
"So appreciate Jen's wealth of experience and open, gentle, generous manner"
"Re-energising and inspirational!"
"Well prepared, professional, knowledgeable, considerate, creative, challenging, engaging and empathetic"
"Excellent workshop to think outside the box"
"Very impressed about the safety (duty of care) and self care options before creating a story"
Price $899 (full value $1,499)
Very limited number of registrations available so INVEST NOW!
For invoice payment, select 'offline payment' and you will receive confirmed booking and an email from Engaging Solutions with invoice for immediate payment.
Will we be making a story?
No. This is an intensive 1-Day program that will go through the foundations and process and includes discussions on how to apply it to your community or context. To compliment this training, keep an eye out for future 'prac' workshops which will lead on from this workshop.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes, simply change the name of participant in your ticket registration
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Secure, undercover parking is available at East Hotel via Oxley Street.
Collect ticket on entry and partk your vehicle.
At the end of the day, simply show your parking ticket to hotel reception staff who will redeem your ticket so you can exit the carpark without needing to pay.
What is the refund policy?
As this is a limited seat/ticket event, refunds will only be given up until 5pm 22nd August.
You are welcome to transfer your ticket into someone else's name at any time.