21 November 2017

The Black Dog Institute and the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention present the following online webinar on 'The power of storytelling'. 

This interactive webinar will explore the following themes:

The Science of Storytelling

  • How storytelling affects the brain
  • How lived experience stories can be utilised in the scientific space

The Value of Storytelling

  • Why storytelling is an effective way to impact change 
  • Empirical evidence behind storytelling in the youth suicide space

Benefits of Sharing Your Lived Experience

  • Benefits for the storyteller and the audience
  • Benefits and barriers from a research perspective 

Considerations Before Sharing Your Story

  • How to know if you are ready to share your story
  • Research considerations around storytelling
  • Who else can be impacted by your story
  • The importance of self-care and regular self-check-ins

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Last updated: 15 November 2017