Life story work: what it is and what it means
What is life story work? What does it mean? And how do you do it? These and other questions about life story work are covered in this booklet for children and young people.
Colourful, vividly illustrated and presented in accessible and jargon-free language, this booklet provides an easily understandable introduction to the subject.
This short, colourful booklet is part of CoramBAAF’s series of publications for children and young people, which aim to explain concepts in adoption and fostering that they may find difficult to understand.
Who is this book for?
Children who will be, or who are, doing life story work.
What you will find in this book
Short, vividly illustrated and presented in accessible and jargon-free language, this booklet explains the concepts in simple terms. Short quizzes and quotes from children provide added interest. Details of useful organisations are included, along with space for agencies to include local information.
Shaila Shah is CoramBAAF’s Managing Director and has worked in the field of child care publishing for many years.
Hedi Argent is an independent adoption consultant, trainer and freelance writer. She has written and edited many books for CoramBAAF including Adopting a brother or sister, Dealing with disruption and a guide for children about kinship care, Kinship care: what it is and what it means.