Prosody Blog

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

August 22, 2018

Reflections on Day 2 of the 2018 International Childhood Trauma Conference

This blog is the second in a series of daily blogs being published during the 2018 International Childhood Trauma Conference. Each day a member of the Australian Childhood Foundation's Senior Executive will share their reflections on the content in sessions they attended. Today's blog is written by Noel MacNamara, Executive Manager Research and Policy. 

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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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January 23, 2018

Taking up the challenge: The collective endeavour of interpreting neuroscience and trauma

For practitioners working to support vulnerable children, young people and their families, a task is allocated to our collective endeavours whenever new evidence surfaces that has the potential to deepen our understanding of children’s needs and their experience of relationships. We are required to make sense of it, evaluate its relevance and ultimately, if helpful, make it count in our practice.

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June 23, 2016

Reflections and Images from the ‘Woodstock’* of Trauma Informed Child Care and Treatments

Dr George Halasz shares his reflections of the second biannual International Child Trauma Conference, and begins the challenge of making sense of the new learnings and their applications when working with children.

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June 8, 2016

#childtrauma2016 reflections – Day 1 – Janise Mitchell

Each day of the 2016 International Childhood Trauma Conference, a member of our ACF team will be sharing reflections from their time at conference.  For day 1, our Deputy CEO and Conference Co-Convenor Janise Mitchell discusses the thoughts arising from her time in Professor Michael Yellow Bird's masterclass.

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May 2, 2016

Meet the Speaker: Pat Ogden

This week, in our Meet the Speaker series, we hear from Pat Ogden about the experiences that shaped her career. 

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February 1, 2016

Meet the Speaker: Stephen Porges

At what age did Dr Stephen Porges become interested in non-verbal communication? Find out in our interview with him in the lead up to the 2016 International Childhood Trauma Conference.

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January 25, 2016

Meet the Speaker: Dan Hughes

What was the spark that started Dan Hughes down the path of Psychological practice? Find out in our interview with him in the leadup to the International Childhood Trauma Conference.

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