Prosody Blog

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

April 17, 2019

The Trauma of Separation and Divorce

It is easy to underestimate the impact of family arguments, parental separation, the leaving of one parent from the family home, the disconnection in relationships, the challenges extended family have when perhaps being prevented from seeing a child/young person due to parental acrimony and the interconnected effect these can have on children.  

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July 11, 2016

Transforming Traumatised Children within Education – One School Counsellor’s Model for Practice

Guest blogger, registered psychologist and school counsellor Deborah Costa shares her own model for working with schools to realise the possibilities they can provide for traumatised students.

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October 22, 2015

7 Top Books About Families of All Shapes and Sizes

‘Family’ for children who have experienced child abuse and trauma can be a shifting and sometimes painful concept to grapple with, and we need more ways to help acknowledge and normalise the spectrum of what ‘family’ can mean. In today's blog post, Senior Counsellor Chris Cussens shares a list of books that include varied stories of ‘family’.

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August 24, 2015

Mental Health, Young People and Trauma

Increased diagnosis in mental health may be masking our understanding of, and response to, behaviours that are really manifestations of trauma writes Alexa Duke.

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July 16, 2015

SMART Online

Free Online Trauma-Informed Training – SMART Online

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February 27, 2015

Transforming Trauma in Schools

Guest blogger, registered psychologist and school counsellor Deborah Costa shares her own model for working with schools to realise the possibilities they can provide for traumatised students.

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