Prosody Blog

Articles and conversations dedicated to innovation, research and practice with children and young people in need of support, protection and care

June 18, 2018

Songs of change and harmony

Foundation CEO, Dr Joe Tucci, explores the connection between the songs of whales and the collective 'song' of professionals who work in the trauma community; asking what it is that we need to keep growing, to keep resourcing each other and to continue to improve outcomes for children and young people.

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March 15, 2018

Increasing child participation in community contexts

Children are vulnerable in communities that do not listen to them, that do not value their voice or opinions, that do not conceive of children as having the capacity to meaningfully contribute to society. Vulnerable, because these attitudes or cultural approaches mean that they can be overlooked, minimised or left unheard or unbelieved.

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August 4, 2015

For the Love of a Child

A just society advocates the loudest for its most silenced, not for its most powerful writes Dr Joe Tucci, encouraging each of us to speak up for children.

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January 7, 2015

Championing the #NotAnotherChild cause

The topic of child abuse leaves many people feeling somewhat overwhelmed, disempowered and uncertain about how they can play a part in the protection of children. Much of the #NotAnotherChild campaign is aimed at redressing this gap in understanding, so that as a community, we all begin to feel more confident in engaging with the issue in ways that make a meaningful difference.  In this blog entry, Dani Colvin highlights two examples of how members of the Australian community have used their abilities to help start conversation and increase awareness of child abuse.

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October 23, 2014

Luke’s life matters

A coronial inquest has begun into the death of a little boy who loved cricket and football. He was a little boy with a shining smile. He had gentle eyes.

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