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GRACE Educational Event: Intergenerational Storytelling: Exploring a Creative intervention for Teens & Elders

February 3 @ 12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Join Heather Jones, Intergenerational Program Manager at creative writing nonprofit Austin Bat Cave, to discuss ways to use journaling, restorative circles, storytelling, and letter-writing to build connections between generations. This workshop will also explore strategies for applying restorative practices to program development and community partnerships. Contact Joan Assef for any additional questions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will describe ways to use writing as a therapeutic tool.
  • Participants will identify the core components of a restorative talking circle.
  • Participants will apply restorative justice theory practices to program development and community partnerships.