Therapeutic Storytelling for Children and Adolescents from Refugee Backgrounds: Jungle Tracks Program


16 November 2018 – Cancelled



$299 Regular
$199 Concession

Price includes morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a Jungle Tracks kit

Registrations essential

All registrations are online and payment is by credit card only. Please click on the ‘Register now’ button below. A confirmation email will be sent to you automatically. Please contact the Training Administration Officer with any questions on (02) 9646 6700 or

Workshop outline

This one-day workshop is designed to equip participants with appropriate knowledge and skills to run Jungle Tracks within an integrated therapeutic model. Jungle Tracks is a program that includes five short stories that mirror real life struggles related to the lives of children, adolescents and parents with a background of refugee trauma. The stories promote hope and empowerment and assist the reader/listener to process and reconcile their past experiences and ongoing difficulties in transition.

Workshop program

  • The Refugee Experience and its Impact on Children and Adolescents
  • Therapeutic Storytelling
  • The Therapeutic Strategy in Jungle Tracks
  • The Road Ahead – Outcomes and Integrating Therapeutic Approaches

Target group

Suitable for school counsellors, school teachers, clinicians and other staff interested in applying the Jungle Tracks storytelling approach in their work with children and adolescents from refugee backgrounds.

STARTTS – 152-168 The Horsley Drive Carramar NSW

On-site parking is available. Drive into Mitchell St at the cross-road with The Horsley Drive. Turn into the driveway on the right between Fairfield Community Health Centre and the Ambulance Station. Follow the signs to STARTTS.

The Carramar site is approximately 10 minutes walk from Carramar station and 15 minutes from Fairfield station. Alternatively, take the 904 or 905 bus from Fairfield station.


A photocopy or pdf of a valid full-time student card must be forwarded with registration form if the student price is being paid. Workshops have a limited number of participants. Registrations close 24 hours before the event in Carramar and 48 hours before the event in regional areas. A receipt will be mailed to you once payment has been received. Registrations may be cancelled up to 14 working days prior to the day of the event with a full refund. Cancellations giving less than 14 working days notice will incur a 30% cancellation fee to cover administration costs. Fees will not be refunded for cancellations the day before or on the day of the event, nor can the registration be transferred to another workshop. If a minimum number of participants is not reached, a workshop may be cancelled. Participants may transfer to another workshop or request the return of payment if a workshop is cancelled.

Many professional organisations such as the Australian Psychological Association (APS) and the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) state that their members may accrue Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours by participating in activities that the member determines to be relevant to their specific professional approaches, and that are consistent with the professional organisation’s CPD policy. CPD activities do not need to be endorsed by many of these professional organisations. Please consult the CPD policy of your professional organisation.