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Theoretical / conceptual underpinnings
- human beings are meaning makers and story tellers
- the stories we make, make us
- there are a number of ways to story any experience
- individuals stories are saturated with the grand narratives and dominant discourses that exist in the wider culture
- distressed persons often have stories that are too thing and fail to notice the ways that they have resisted problems
- stories can be re- authored
- listen with a deconstructive ear
- listen for the absent but implicit
- externalising problems
- relative influencing questions
- identifying unique outcome (narrative language for exceptions to the problem)
- re- authoring ( scaffolding)
- sparkling moments (times when they have avoided/ won over the problems influence
landscape of action
landscape of identity
- characters and theme
- meaning/ consciousness
Exploring preferred identity + action
If you attract a god boy reputation (identity) what will it bring you (action) ?
If you attract a bad boy reputation (identity) what will that bring you (action)?
- working with the problem + existing
-externalising the problem
- Separating the problem from themselves -person from the problem
- In family a good idea as not separating the person(who may have the problem) can fight the problem not the person
- The client has a current version of their existing story
- Change in the way that the experience has been storied
- A new version of the story - important missing bits - taken for granted things
Listening to what's said and what's not said
- Asking the client to take a position against the problem
- Re- authoring map ( could be tree of life)
- Authenticate story by bringing in more views
- Re-telling the story- broadcasting as a way of authenticate
practice format for story development
- Begin with a unique outcome:
○ Sparkling moments , begin a process of re-authoring.
- Make sure that the unique outcome represents a preferred experience eg. With Ollie, when he asked the teacher.. Is that the type of student that you want to be? Yes!
- Want the background (plot the story) of the unique outcome..
○ What made you ask the question?
- Plot the story of consciousness (relate to identity meaning)
○ Why was it important to check the page?
○ Why is it important for you to well?
- When else in school have you done something like that?
○ Get the client to tell you another unique out come
- Plot the story of the past event in the landscape of action
- Plot the story of the past event of consciousness ( identity)
- Ask questions link past with present
- Ask questions to extend the story into the future..
○ who wouldn't be surprised
○ What do they know about you
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