This second edition is fully updated and addresses ways in which we can apply stories and storytelling with children who are troubled. Stories can empower children to take action and ask for help, including help with changes and life-plans. Stories provide a secure structure with endings and closure.
The book develops the following topics:Stories for assessmentStories for understanding emotionsStories for exploring the sensesStories for managing lossStories for ritual and dramaThere are new and revised stories, in particular addressing trauma and abuse.
This book is written for all those people with the welfare of children as their priority.