Life Story Work for Carers 28/02/2022

This training is designed to support carers to conduct Life Story work with children and young people. It covers key planning, best practice approach and the key skills required to be effective. The course will outline how to effectively facilitate work with young people appropriately and how to apply correct processes to achieve positive outcomes.


  • Explain what we mean by life story work
  • Explore the range of approaches used in life story work
  • Identify the required skills for effective life story work
  • Demonstrate how to explain difficult life stories to children and young people
  • Introduce the DFE Knowledge and Skills Statement