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Expressive Telling in Crisis - a PSS program for online, on-phone or in-person delivery by NGOs and Care Providers

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posted on 2022-03-04, 11:01 authored by Siobhan CampbellSiobhan Campbell, Meg Jensen, Sally Blackburn-DanielsSally Blackburn-Daniels

Expressive Telling in crisis - a PSS toolkit presents a set of expressive telling approaches and exercises for use on the phone, using WhatsApp or other services, especially when in crisis situations. Adapted for use by Akkar Network for Development NGO, Lebanon, and piloted by that NGO, these exercises allow for the rapid building of trust, and for a relational understanding to develop between social worker and participant which can lead to better outcomes in terms of understandings and ability to provide targeted care. Adaptable for other crisis situations, these exercises complement the longer version of Expressive Writing and Telling which is also available on request.


Expressive Life Writing and Telling During Crisis: Addressing Urgent Needs in the Akkar Governorate, Lebanon

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  • Contemporary Cultures of Writing
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Health and Wellbeing PRA (Priority Research Area)