Online Program

Hands-on practice: Telling the story

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

John Trobaugh, MFA, Office of Educational Affairs, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
After storytellers have been selected, participants will work in small groups to design individual interview guides that cover the main objectives of the study or intervention, and continue to explore the material shared by the individual during the story development group. With these guides, participants will proceed to film an individual interview and explore ways of obtaining good stories from participants. The Instructors will provide camera equipment and lighting.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Explain how to develop an interview guide from storytelling themes List at least five storytelling interview techniques

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was trained as a film maker in 1995. I have been a creative contributor of six federally and privately funded story telling interventions. I use my undergraduate psychology training with my graduate degrees in art and training in graphical interface design to create the best story telling package.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.