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.

October 14, 2021

The Challenge of Change in Returning to School in a COVID-19 World

This ‘The Challenge of Change in Returning to School in a COVID-19 World’ blog article was written by Marina Dickson, Organisational Lead of Course and Content Development, at the Australian Childhood Foundation.   In May of last year, our Australian Childhood Foundation colleague Lauren Thomas wrote a blog called ‘Back to school in a COVID-19 …

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August 19, 2021

‘We just played basketball for 30 minutes’

This ‘We just played basketball for 30 minutes’ blog article was written by Marina Dickson, Manager in the Professional Education Services team, at the Australian Childhood Foundation.   As professionals we seem to find all sorts of ways to question our own skills, capacity and efficacy in our work. One of those ways is often the …

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August 10, 2021

What is Relationship Based Practice and Why is it Trauma Responsive?

This ‘What is Relationship Based Practice and Why is it Trauma Responsive?’ blog article was written by Marina Dickson, Executive Manager in the Professional Education Services Team, at the Australian Childhood Foundation.   Many people have spoken to me lately about being inspired by a TED Talk from Rita Pierson called ‘Every kid needs a …

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September 7, 2016

Stress, Trauma and Resilience – are they connected?

Are stress and trauma the same? Are they different? Can we be resilient to Trauma?  In today's blog entry, Marina Dickson explores these topics and the relationship between them.

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