Home Should Be Where Your Story Begins

Theresa Fraser, Sheridan College

Reprinted with permission of the publisher


This article discusses the importance of, as well as the differences between, Life Book and Life Story work. Child and YouthWorker students can gain an understanding of the therapeutic value of these interventions by engaging in the reflective experience of completing a Life Book about themselves. They also learn that a Life Book is one of the tools utilized in the process of Life Story work with young people.