Announcing Julie’s new book, Narrative Approaches to Youth Work: Conversational Skills for a Critical Practice.

IMG_4513Below you will find a collection of resources – including videos, articles, book chapters, and FIT manuals – that relate to Julie’s work. You can either get additional information by clicking on the items below or use the categories on the right to find a specific resource. Note: Items labeled buy online will take you to an external website.    
  • Feedback Informed Treatment Manuals

    These extremely readable and highly practical manuals–which Julie co-authored with a team of amazing clinicians–are the perfect resource for helpers endeavoring to incorporate client feedback into their practice.

     

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  • Feedback Informed Treatment Parts 1-3

    In these videos, Drs. Scott D. Miller and Julie Tilsen, describe and demonstrate how clinicians can integrate the principles and practices of FIT into their work regardless of theoretical orientation or professional discipline.

     

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    Feedback Informed Treatment: Evidence-Based Practice Meets Social Construction

    This article explores the challenges presented by the mandate for evidence-based practice for family therapists who identify with the philosophical stance of social construction. Through a case vignette, the authors introduce the evidence-based practice of Feedback Informed Treatment as an elaboration of social construction, and as an example of bridging the gap between the discursive frames of empiricism and social construction.

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    Friendly Ghosts: Re-Membering Conversations with Children

    This chapter illustrates the application of the narrative therapy practice of re-membering conversations with a young girl and her mother after the death of a grandparent.

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    Homonormativity & Queer Youth Resistance

    This chapter explores how the institutionalization of a gay identity reproduces some of the same oppressive and limiting specifications from which the gay liberation movement has sought freedom.

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  • iYouth: Kids, Counseling & Pop Culture

    Julie and Dave Nylund discuss the clinical use of cultural studies methodologies as a way to engage youth in productive, meaningful, and meaning-making conversations about the influence of popular culture in their lives.

     

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  • Narrative Approaches to Youth Work: Conversational Skills for a Critical Practice

    Drawing on the author’s 30-plus years of working alongside young people and training youth workers in contexts ranging from recreation centers to homeless shelters, this book provides a rich and deliberate mix of theoretical grounding, practical application, real-life vignettes, and questions for in-depth self-reflection. Throughout Narrative Approaches to Youth Work, readers hear from a wise and thoughtful squad of youth workers talking about how they strive to do socially just, accountable, critical youth work.

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  • Nimble and Courageous Acts: How Michael Became the Boss of Himself

    In this paper, a narrative therapist collaborates with her past clients to re-tell the story of a 9-year old’s resistance to what is called Asperger’s Disorder in the psychiatric world.

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Contact Julie

Teaching at Dulwich Centre in Adelaide, South Australia.

Teaching at Dulwich Centre in Adelaide, South Australia.