Prosody Blog

Prosody is the pitch and tone of the human voice. It is the very essence of connection. Our blog hosts articles and stories dedicated to innovation, research and practice with children and young people.

August 19, 2020

Culturally Safe Practice

This article was written by Stacey Dellow, Team Leader in Therapeutic Services Program at the Australian Childhood Foundation. What is culturally safe practice? From my perspective as an Aboriginal woman, I need it to include components of the following; collaboration, authentic partnerships, prioritising relationships and having a place for critical reflection.  These things give the …

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April 4, 2017

Maintaining a Safeguarding Culture

The Safeguarding Children Program is fundamentally about implementing and sustaining processes that create a safeguarding culture and ensure the on-going safety of children and young people within organisations. But, once organisations have begun this process, how do they go about maintaining a culture that protects children?

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July 9, 2015

Residential Care – Changing the culture one word at a time

Here, Geoff Moore, a Team Leader in our Therapeutic Care Program, reflects on the power of words to build culture, and to change it - especially in the Residential Care Sector.

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June 16, 2015

Family Stories

Pat Jewell, Team Leader of the Parenting Education and Support program explores how we sub-consciously learn stories that continue to narrate our lives.

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