Skip to content

Life stories

Free Course Free Course Featuring: Audio Audio

This free course, Life stories, looks at the way in which objects, trends, cultures or disabilities may contribute to a person's identity, and the contribution that our own life stories make to who we are, and how remembering and revisiting our past may help us to move forward with our lives.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • outline how encouraging people to talk about the past can be a way of helping them to manage change in their lives and establish identity in the present
  • demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles in life story work which could apply at any age or stage of life
  • appreciate that life story work is as much about dealing with the present and preparing for the future as it is sorting out feelings about the past.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 4 hours
  • Updated Wednesday 10th February 2016
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Social Care
Share on Google Plus Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit View article Comments
Print

Study this free course

Enrol to access the full course, get recognition for the skills you learn, track your progress and on completion gain a statement of participation to demonstrate your learning to others. Make your learning visible!

Life stories

Introduction

Unit image

This course examines life stories. It looks at the way in which objects, trends, cultures or disabilities may contribute to a person's identity. This course also considers the contribution that our own life stories make to who we are, and how remembering and revisiting our past may help us to move forward with our lives.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study in Health and Social Care [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

Tags, Ratings and Social Bookmarking

Ratings

Your rating None. Average rating 4 out of 5, based on 1 rating

Share

K100_6