September 24 2016 Workshop

Vidaview Life Story Board Introductory  Workshop
September 24, 2016
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Workshop participants discuss a completed Life Story Board layout.

Registration is now open.
To register for September 24, click here.

Vidaview Life Story Board™ is an innovative and versatile visual communication tool that enables diverse modes of expression, sharing, and reflection. 

This  training workshop in the Life Story Board is for: counsellors, therapists, social workers in  helping professions; and for researchers and grad students  as an interview tool in  narrative,  social research applications.

The workshop is an engaging mix of presentation, discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice. Come see for yourself (purchase not required).

The Training Team consists of the LSB creator Dr. Rob Chase, University of Manitoba, with Alfred Koineh RSW MSW, Social Worker and Program Manager of the Community Outreach and Multicultural Wellness Program, at Mount Carmel Clinic, Winnipeg.

Together they  introduce:

  • Introduce the Life Story Board approach
  • Describe story-boarding for assessment, counselling, and research interviews
  • Discuss diverse applications
  • Basic orientation to the Life Story Board Toolkit
  • Afternoon is small group experiential practice


Saturday, September 24, 2016
9 am – 4:30 pm


University of Manitoba Bannatyne Campus

Basic Medical Sciences Building  Room 219

745 Bannatyne Avenue

Winnipeg, MB Canada


Registration is now open.
To register for September 24, click here.

To ensure a high quality of training, attendance will be limited to 10 participants; registration is on a first come first served basis. Once all spots have been filled, registration will be closed.

After you complete your registration, we will prepare and send you an invoice by email.  A few weeks prior to the workshop we will email you further details about the schedule for the day, and resources for suggested pre-workshop Life Story Board™ orientation.


Rob Chase MD, Dept. of Community Health Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba

Rob developed  Life Story Board methods since earlier versions in the 1990s   into a robust, versatile tool for research, assessment and therapy applications. He has delivered  LSB training workshops and presentations in Canada, Australia,  Sri Lanka and Bhutan.

Alfred Koineh, MSW, RSW, CCC Social Worker and Program Manager of the Community Outreach and Multicultural Wellness Program,at Mount Carmel Clinic, Winnipeg.

Alfred has used the Life Story Board clinically since its inception in 2011. He has collaborated in LSB research at the Mount Carmel Clinic, and co-facilitates LSB Workshops in Winnipeg.

FEES (In Canadian Dollars)

Workshop Tuition:  $175. +GST

 Student rate: $85 +GST

Life Story Board™ Toolkit: $245 + PST/GST   30% workshop discount (regular price $350) purchase not required:

LSB Kit includes:

  • The magnetic table-top Life Story Board and all component magnet sets. Full Toolkit description here
  • Manual and Guidesheets
  • Access to online LSB training resources (videos on Vimeo, audio on Soundcloud, PPT presentations)
  • Membership in Vidaview’s ‘LSB Aftercare’ secure private discussion forum to share questions, comments and experiences of other LSB users and training team.

To use the LSB comfortably with clients takes some hours of study, play and practice to familiarize with  the Storyboarding process and  your specific use. To facilitate this learning curve, we can arrange clinical supervision and an  After Care Package  offer workshop participants  with 1-on-1 time with LSB trainer/supervisor.  Aftercare includes practice activities, readings, and rehearsal of clinical scenarios, customized to your particular setting, under the guidance of the LSB trainer via video meetings ( in person if possible.)  Regular rate for ongoing supervision is @ $100. per hour arranged with Vidaview trainers


Need more information?

Download tri-fold brochure (.pdf file) here.

If you have further questions, please email

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