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Free workshop: Sharing Stories and Making Memories

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This workshop is now over. Thank you for your interest!

This free 3-hour workshop is open to anyone interested in connecting, sharing and learning with others, about ways to find meaning and healing after loss through life story work.

During the workshop, we will discuss ways to celebrate, memorialize, and feel connected to those we love. You will also gain new and creative tools and project ideas for preserving your cherished stories and memories.

With the holidays just around the corner, this could also be a great inspiration for you to come up with some special personalized gifts that come straight from the heart.

"I hope you will join me, and I look forward to sharing stories and making memories together." - Christa Blizzard, Instructor

Dates: Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020 (1 class)
Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Offered online
Course fee: FREE
Instructor: Christa Blizzard

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About the instructor

Christa Blizzard is a Registered Social Worker, with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work from St. Thomas University. She received training as a teaching assistant working with people who have special needs and has taken courses on counseling, trauma, and narrative social work, as well as completing bereavement volunteer training with Hospice Fredericton.

Christa has conducted dozens of life story interviews and quality of life interviews with seniors, and completed life story projects for residents through the Narrative Care Program, 'Celebrating our Stories.' She has also interviewed and compiled life stories with 6 individuals at Hospice Fredericton last year, as well as facilitated a guided auto-biography group at the Fredericton Public Library last winter.

As well as helping others share their stories, Christa has also kept personal journals for well over a decade and has practiced life review through various mediums.

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