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

Workshop overview

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.


  • 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

This workshop is available upon request. Please go to the Request Training‘ page for further information about workshop fees and how to make a request for your workplace. Please note that requests need to be made and confirmed at least 6-8 weeks in advance as we do get booked up. The Jungle Tracks kits are available for purchase separately.

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.

CPD hours = 7

This workshop adheres to the continuing professional development standards of most professional bodies. Please check the CPD policy of your professional body.

Pearl Fernandes
Psychologist, Senior Clinical Team Leader

A certificate for the workshop can be emailed to the participants after the event if the organisation supplies an Excel sheet with the First Name, Last Name and Email address of every participant listed.

Phone: (02) 9646 6700  Ask for the Training Administration Officer

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