University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Storytelling for Families

Storytelling for Family Leaders

2023 Training Dates: September 15-November 17

In-Person Session September 22 at the Ames Library.

Storytelling for Family Leaders is a virtual training developed in consultation with the Iowa Department of Education based on the Parents as Presenters program. The training includes an in-person orientation, online modules, and Zoom sessions for peer coaching to help families develop a 10 minute story to be used as part of their advocacy efforts. 

Click here to apply. Application deadline is September 1, 2023.


Digital Storytelling

Wednesday, September 6-Friday, September 8, 2023

Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, Ames IA

Digital Storytelling is an in-person training based on The StoryCenter model which helps families produce a three minute video with a voiceover, visual images, and effects.

Click here to apply. Application deadline in August 15, 2023

Click here to watch videos from previous sessions on the IFLTI YouTube page.