Whether you are conducting an in-service for your staff, advocating for a victim, or conducting a community outreach program, utilizing stories in your approach matters. Stories help people relate to topics, connect emotionally and allow participants to retain information in a more impactful way. This workshop will discuss the power of using stories to teach and connect to your audience. It will also will focus on how stories create interest and a motivation to learn, assist with participant involvement, and a promote willingness to actually attend the meetings or sessions you are running. We have been telling stories to teach and impact throughout history. Now is the time to unleash the use of impactful stories in your next presentation. Get ready to watch the change!
Review why the emotional "hook" of a story matters when connecting with child and adult learners
Discuss why stories naturally create a "call-to-action" or motivation to learn more
Plan ways to use stories to create interest, engagement and emotion in your teaching, outreach and advocacy efforts