Shared Stories Shared Lives

This training material consists of 9 two-hour modules covering the following topics: 

  • Foster care in context 
  • Bonding and attachment
  • Grief and loss
  • Abuse and trauma
  • Identity and birth family contact
  • Responding to challenging behaviour
  • Team work
  • Maintaining cultural connection
  • The story continues ( life story work)

The training modules focus on the stories of children to engange participants in relevant and effective preparation for their role as carers.

How to get a copy of Shared Stories, Shared Lives

Hard Copy Version
The complete package, including audiovisual support materials can be purchased through ACWA. 

Click here to download an order form with price details. Please print, complete and send it in by fax or post.

Electronic Version
The Participant Workbook, Leaders Guide and Powerpoint presentation can be downloaded below.

The CD containing audiovisual material must be ordered separately. Click here to download an order form with price details. Please print, complete and send it in by fax or post.