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Diving and Emerging- helping children heal from grief and loss through storytelling

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Diving and Emerging- helping children heal from grief and loss through storytelling

Time: September 11, 2010 from 1pm to 5pm
Location: The Center for Grieving Children, 555 Forest Ave., Portland, ME 04104
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Regina Carpenter
Latest Activity: Aug 26, 2010

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This workshop is for storytellers, parents, grandparents, therapists, caregivers and other adults who want to help a child through the multitude of feelings they experience when faced with a loss. Using story and storytelling techniques, participants will learn to craft traditional and original tales that help children find expression and comfort for the challenges they face. This is not a performance workshop. It is for anyone
who wants to gently and joyfully connect and communicate to children in need through stories and song. Please bring a notebook. Story resources will be provided.

To register, please go to and go to Stories with Spirit registration

Cost is $40.00

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Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.


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