Identifiant de séance : IP-5aE
Validation has been described as a way to acknowledge and accept
someone’s feelings, thoughts, behaviours and internal
experiences as valid and understandable. Practising validation can
help vulnerable youth feel they are heard, making it easier for
them to communicate their thoughts, feelings and experiences.
Building on his keynote address, Dr. Aguirre will demonstrate the
application of validation to specific situations through role
play. Those attending this workshop should expect to participate
in these role-play activities. The application of validation to
all or some of the real-life and real-work examples will be
After the role-play demonstrations, workshop participants will
break up into groups of three to practise new techniques.