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Later Life Letters/Life Story Work

Course Provider

Children in Wales


  • All children in Wales, who are unable to be cared for by their birth families, need to have an understanding of their family history and of their unique journey.
  • Social workers will learn how later life letters and Life Journey Work can help a child make sense of their past and understand their current situation in order to help them to move into the future. 

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will find how they can use later life letters and life story work to support the child's identity, promote self-esteem, help give the child a sense of belonging, wellbeing and support good mental health.
  • Life Journey Work provides an opportunity and a structure for the child to explore their emotions and talk about painful issues and provide them with important factual information and a narrative and some explanations for the child as well as preserving memories.


Dates and Times

  • 24 October 2024 09:30-16:00 

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given


Express an interest in this course here Expression of Interest Form for Training Courses


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