Anne Browse tells of the importance of listening in the story sharing process
IN JULY 2014 I WAS PREPARING to leave a lifelong career in teaching to embark on a role with the charity Methodist Women in Britain. I recall explaining this change of direction to a mental health support worker, whose input with our students I valued greatly. He posed a question. “Anne, what are you going to tell your colleagues when you leave?” I asked what he thought I should say. His words resonated with me and have stayed with me. “Tell them that nine out of every ten children need a darn good... listening to!”
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