Life Story Practice and Research

UConn Online Graduate in Life Stories Practice and Research

Life Story Practice and Research Graduate Certificate

Life stories play a vital role in promoting the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. They are increasingly the focus of academic research and practice in many disciplines including psychology, social work, anthropology, history, linguistics, technology, health sciences, nursing, and gerontology.

This 12-credit certificate program prepares students and professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct life story interventions and/or programs with individuals, families, and groups. Students will examine different life story methods including written and oral narratives, reminiscence, life review, autobiographical memory, and guided autobiography.

Juliette Shellman, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Director, International Center for Life Story Innovations and Practice
Director, Life Story Practice and Research Graduate Certificate
UConn School of Nursing
Tel: 1-860-212-4044
juliette.shellman@uconn.edu