The Story Store Bringing Mental Well being Tales To Life


One of the crucial consistent methods for consumer engagement is storytelling. We usually have the very long story, we condense this into bullet points to assist volunteers when telling their story. Train a ‘Story' - we spend time talking by means of the expectations of being a narrative explaining that the expertise is interactive and you aren't only telling your story however that you will bring people together need to hearken to questions asked and feel confident to reply truthfully. Ultimately our Stories are in charge and at any time they'll stop a session should they want to. We ask all our Tales to read and signal a Story Shop Contract that is an settlement explaining how we will hold them secure and what is anticipated, also contact particulars for an emergency.

The Story Store works two fold, it educates and reduces stigma for these listening to the ‘Tales' but also for these Storytellers taking part it helps their own personal Restoration. To measure affect on the scholars The Story Store Steering Group developed a questionnaire for every pupil to fill in on completion of each session. A set of questions with solutions 1 to 5 are asked - students circling their answer, we then put this data on to a spreadsheet which results in simple pie charts exhibiting by percentage how the Story Shop has impacted on them.

All ‘Stories' have learn and perceive their Contract/Agreement which they have signed to allow them to partake in a Story Store. Ensure all employees have an understanding of their function and what's anticipated of them on the day that they know and perceive each people story and the individual telling it. This structure can be utilized to find a new approach to how you need to tell it or discover an element to your story that you've got been lacking.