Pre-Symposium Workshop

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Workshop has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

International Conference Hall, GIS NTU Convention Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
09:00 – 16:50
8 June 2021 (Tuesday)
TWD 1,200 (~USD 40)
Working with Traumatized Children, Young Adults, and Parents
English (with Mandarin translation)
Time Workshop Content Speaker
08:30 ~ 09:00 Registration
09:00 ~ 10:40 Introducing Theories and Techniques for Working with Traumatized Children and Parents (I) Therapeutic Life Story Work International
10:40 ~ 11:00 Tea Break
11:00 ~ 12:30 Introducing Theories and Techniques for Working with Traumatized Children and Parents (II) Therapeutic Life Story Work International
12:30 ~ 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 ~ 15:30 Practice the Skills and Techniques in small Groups Therapeutic Life Story Work International
15:30 ~ 15:50 Tea Break
15:50 ~ 16:50 Discussion and Sharing Therapeutic Life Story Work International

Preoccupation to Narration - hearing the voices of our hurt children and healing their internal world

About this event

This workshop provides an opportunity to learn about theories and techniques for communicating with traumatised children aged 3+. Through a practical approach it will focus on practice-rich examples and invites contribution and group engagement. You will have the opportunity to try out these techniques and consider how they might benefit the children and young people you currently care for and/or work with.

Key learning

• Listening, interpreting and recording information
• The significance of feelings and 'magical thinking'
• Trauma and recovery
• Family and child activities to enhance attachment
• Addressing sensitive issues and providing appropriate responses.


Richard Rose
Director and Consultant Clinical Practice
Child Trauma Intervention Services

Trainer Introduction

Richard Rose, Director of Child Trauma Intervention Services Ltd. Richard undertakes consultancy and training on Life Story Therapy and working with 'hard to reach' children and adolescents, and develops academic training programmes in the UK and internationally. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia and is also an Honorary Associate of Berry Street, Australia and of Institute of Open Adoption Studies, University of Sydney.

Richard works with children and their carers in out-of-home, homebased and family placements to assist understanding and attachment with the aim of enabling placements to become healthy and nurturing for all involved. Author: The Child’s Own Story - Life Story Work with Traumatised Children (2005); Life Story Therapy - A Model for Practice (2012) and Innovative Therapeutic Life Story Work (2017).

* Registration to join Pre-Symposium Workshop will be on a first-come-first-served basis.