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Family Member Story Telling Training

Family Member Story Telling Training (FM-STT) is a FREE recovery-and-resilience-based Training. It recognizes that the stories of Family Members (Parents, Grandparents, Children, Siblings, Partners, Sponsors, Mentors, Faith, Friends, Family of Choice, Support Staff, etc.), play a Vital Role with assisting people who benefit from and contribute to systematic transformation. This Training is open to everyone (18 and older) and offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others to help inspire and motivate them, along with creating mutual understanding. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources, along with being a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences; helps others to navigate through the Behavioral Health System, while supporting families, faith and communities.

Family Member Story Telling Training

Family Member Story Telling Training (FM-STT) is a FREE recovery-and-resilience-based Training. It recognizes that the stories of Family Members (Parents, Grandparents, Children, Siblings, Partners, Sponsors, Mentors, Faith, Friends, Family of Choice, Support Staff, etc.), play a Vital Role with assisting people who benefit from and contribute to systematic transformation. This Training is open to everyone (18 and older) and offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others to help inspire and motivate them, along with creating mutual understanding. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources, along with being a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences; helps others to navigate through the Behavioral Health System, while supporting families, faith and communities. 

Family Member Storytelling Traning

Family Member Story Telling Training (FM-STT) is a FREE recovery-and-resilience-based Training. It recognizes that the stories of Family Members (Parents, Grandparents, Children, Siblings, Partners, Sponsors, Mentors, Faith, Friends, Family of Choice, Support Staff, etc.), play a Vital Role with assisting people who benefit from and contribute to systematic transformation. This Training is open to everyone (18 and older) and offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others to help inspire and motivate them, along with creating mutual understanding. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources, along with being a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences; helps others to navigate through the Behavioral Health System, while supporting families, faith and communities. 

Story Telling Training

This training offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others, to help inspire and motivate them to do the same. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources. Story Telling Training is a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences – through the Behavioral Health System, as well as with families and communities. It is open to everyone (Youth, Families, Partners, Faith, Community Members) – ages 18 and older.

Story Telling Training — For July 2016 CPS Applicants Only

Story Telling Training (STT) is a FREE recovery-and-resilience-based Training. It recognizes that the stories of each individual, the recovery (wellness) process and the experiences of our loved ones are a vital part of strengthening System’s Transformation. This training offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others, to help inspire and motivate them to do the same. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources. Story Telling Training is a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences – through the Behavioral Health System, as well as with families and communities.

This training session is designed for participants in the July 2016 Certified Peer Specialist training, which is scheduled to take place July 6-27. For additional information and location for this training, please follow the registration link below.

Family Member Storytelling Training

Story Telling Training (STT) is a FREE recovery-and-resilience-based Training. It recognizes that the stories of each individual, the recovery (wellness) process and the experiences of our loved ones are a vital part of strengthening System’s Transformation. This training offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others, to help inspire and motivate them to do the same. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources. Story Telling Training is a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences – through the Behavioral Health System, as well as with families and communities.

There are (2) FREE Story Telling Trainings available for everyone to take (age 18 and over) to learn tools on how to tell your own personal story effectively, learn more about the personal and challenging experiences of others, while learning about the Behavioral Health System Transformation.

First Person Arts is Now Accepting Story Pitches

First Person Arts has teamed up with the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services and the Philadelphia School District to present the third installment of its newest program, Beyond Expectations: Engaging Males of Color.

This innovative new program will culminate in a live event open only to students currently enrolled in the Philadelphia School District onMonday, April 4 from 4-6PM at the Girard College Sanctuary featuring Yazz The Greatest, best known for his role as Hakeem Lyon in the TV series Empire (pictured above).

BEyond Expectations is a one-of-a-kind storytelling program celebrating the lives and experiences of males of color. We are calling for inspirational personal stories from high school students currently enrolled in the Philadelphia School District and charter schools that shatter misconceptions, and give voice to the strength and resilient spirit of young men who identify as males of color (i.e., African American, Latino, Asian, Middle Eastern, African/Caribbean, Asian/Pacific Islander, bi-racial, etc.)

Students will attend FREE storytelling workshops offered in March. Performers will be selected from workshop participants to tell their stories live on stage alongside their peers and Yazz The Greatest. Selected storytellers will also receive a small stipend.

What we’re looking for in a story submission:

  • A true story from your own life that is 5-minutes or less
  • Shows how you overcame struggle, and triumphed in the face of adversity
  • Original poems and raps are acceptable as long as they pertain to the theme

How to submit your story for consideration:
Submit your 1-2 page typed story by email to pitch@firstpersonarts.org with the subject line “BEyond Expectations”, or by mail to First Person Arts 443 W. Girard Ave. #2C Philadelphia, PA 19123. You can also call in a 3-minute excerpt of your story to 601-568-2435.

Deadline to submit: Monday, February 29.

For more information contact: Becca Jennings (bjennings@firstpersonarts.org | 267-402-2055)

UR Storytelling Training

UR Storytelling Training

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Family Member Story Telling Training

Family Member Story Telling Training (FM-STT) is a FREE recovery-and-resilience-based Training. It recognizes that the stories of Family Members (Parents, Grandparents, Children, Siblings, Partners, Sponsors, Mentors, Faith, Friends, Family of Choice, Support Staff, etc.), play a Vital Role with assisting people who benefit from and contribute to systematic transformation. This Training is open to everyone (18 and older) and offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others to help inspire and motivate them, along with creating mutual understanding. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources, along with being a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences; helps others to navigate through the Behavioral Health System, while supporting families, faith and communities.

Family Member Story Telling Training

Family Member Story Telling Training (FM-STT) is a FREE recovery-and-resilience-based Training. It recognizes that the stories of Family Members (Parents, Grandparents, Children, Siblings, Partners, Sponsors, Mentors, Faith, Friends, Family of Choice, Support Staff, etc.), play a Vital Role with assisting people who benefit from and contribute to systematic transformation. This Training is open to everyone (18 and older) and offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others to help inspire and motivate them, along with creating mutual understanding. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources, along with being a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences; helps others to navigate through the Behavioral Health System, while supporting families, faith and communities. 

Family Member Storytelling Traning

Family Member Story Telling Training (FM-STT) is a FREE recovery-and-resilience-based Training. It recognizes that the stories of Family Members (Parents, Grandparents, Children, Siblings, Partners, Sponsors, Mentors, Faith, Friends, Family of Choice, Support Staff, etc.), play a Vital Role with assisting people who benefit from and contribute to systematic transformation. This Training is open to everyone (18 and older) and offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others to help inspire and motivate them, along with creating mutual understanding. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources, along with being a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences; helps others to navigate through the Behavioral Health System, while supporting families, faith and communities. 

Story Telling Training

This training offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others, to help inspire and motivate them to do the same. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources. Story Telling Training is a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences – through the Behavioral Health System, as well as with families and communities. It is open to everyone (Youth, Families, Partners, Faith, Community Members) – ages 18 and older.

Story Telling Training — For July 2016 CPS Applicants Only

Story Telling Training (STT) is a FREE recovery-and-resilience-based Training. It recognizes that the stories of each individual, the recovery (wellness) process and the experiences of our loved ones are a vital part of strengthening System’s Transformation. This training offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others, to help inspire and motivate them to do the same. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources. Story Telling Training is a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences – through the Behavioral Health System, as well as with families and communities.

This training session is designed for participants in the July 2016 Certified Peer Specialist training, which is scheduled to take place July 6-27. For additional information and location for this training, please follow the registration link below.

Family Member Storytelling Training

Story Telling Training (STT) is a FREE recovery-and-resilience-based Training. It recognizes that the stories of each individual, the recovery (wellness) process and the experiences of our loved ones are a vital part of strengthening System’s Transformation. This training offers many helpful tools which encourages the sharing of personal and challenging experiences with others, to help inspire and motivate them to do the same. It also provides vast opportunities to network and share resources. Story Telling Training is a positive gateway for those who wish to help others through their own life experiences – through the Behavioral Health System, as well as with families and communities.

There are (2) FREE Story Telling Trainings available for everyone to take (age 18 and over) to learn tools on how to tell your own personal story effectively, learn more about the personal and challenging experiences of others, while learning about the Behavioral Health System Transformation.

First Person Arts is Now Accepting Story Pitches

First Person Arts has teamed up with the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services and the Philadelphia School District to present the third installment of its newest program, Beyond Expectations: Engaging Males of Color.

This innovative new program will culminate in a live event open only to students currently enrolled in the Philadelphia School District onMonday, April 4 from 4-6PM at the Girard College Sanctuary featuring Yazz The Greatest, best known for his role as Hakeem Lyon in the TV series Empire (pictured above).

BEyond Expectations is a one-of-a-kind storytelling program celebrating the lives and experiences of males of color. We are calling for inspirational personal stories from high school students currently enrolled in the Philadelphia School District and charter schools that shatter misconceptions, and give voice to the strength and resilient spirit of young men who identify as males of color (i.e., African American, Latino, Asian, Middle Eastern, African/Caribbean, Asian/Pacific Islander, bi-racial, etc.)

Students will attend FREE storytelling workshops offered in March. Performers will be selected from workshop participants to tell their stories live on stage alongside their peers and Yazz The Greatest. Selected storytellers will also receive a small stipend.

What we’re looking for in a story submission:

  • A true story from your own life that is 5-minutes or less
  • Shows how you overcame struggle, and triumphed in the face of adversity
  • Original poems and raps are acceptable as long as they pertain to the theme

How to submit your story for consideration:
Submit your 1-2 page typed story by email to pitch@firstpersonarts.org with the subject line “BEyond Expectations”, or by mail to First Person Arts 443 W. Girard Ave. #2C Philadelphia, PA 19123. You can also call in a 3-minute excerpt of your story to 601-568-2435.

Deadline to submit: Monday, February 29.

For more information contact: Becca Jennings (bjennings@firstpersonarts.org | 267-402-2055)

UR Storytelling Training

UR Storytelling Training