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

4 July 2019 | Carramar

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

Pearl Fernandes
Psychologist, Senior Clinical Team Leader

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.


$299 full | $249 concession

The workshop fee includes entrance to the workshop for the one day, a certificate of attendance, a printed copy of the PowerPoint slides, a Jungle Tracks kit worth $100, and morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

All registrations are online and payment is by credit card. Please click on the ‘Register now’ button above. A confirmation email will be sent to you automatically.

STARTTS Carramar
152-168 The Horsley Drive
Carramar NSW 2163

Parking: Some onsite parking available (enter off Mitchell St), free street parking
Train: Fairfield train station is a 20 minute walk, Carramar train station is a 10 minute walk
Bus: 904 or 905 from Fairfield train station

A certificate for the one-day workshop will be emailed after the event to attendees who signed on.

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.

CPD formal endorsements

Payment of the registration fee is online by credit card and a receipt/confirmation will be automatically emailed to you. An administration fee of $30 applies to all cancellations made more than 14 days before the event. Registration once paid cannot be cancelled 14 days or less before the event, regardless of personal circumstances. Registration can be transferred to another delegate only if STARTTS is informed of the name change. Registration can be transferred to a different workshop only if notice is given to STARTTS 14 days before the date of the original event the delegate registered for. The concession price is for full-time students and pensioners only and a photocopy or pdf of a valid concession card must be forwarded to the STARTTS training team upon registration. Registrations will not be confirmed until full payment is received. The STARTTS Training Team can be contacted at or (02) 9646 6700.

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

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