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.

May 13, 2022

Having tough conversations virtually

‘Having tough conversations virtually ‘ blog article was written by Margaret Cartmell, Team Leader, OurSPACE NSW program at Australian Childhood Foundation. “How do you give feedback safely in virtual space?” Overhearing this comment from a colleague got me thinking.   Context:  From a team leader’s perspective – how do you give feedback about learning and …

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May 6, 2022

Trust, safety and participation: Essential ingredients for healing

‘Trust, safety and participation: Essential ingredients for healing’ blog article was written by By Donna Smyth and Colin Hayes at Australian Childhood Foundation. During the COVID-19 pandemic, children and young people have been increasingly affected by domestic and family violence, while services have scrambled to adapt and continue delivering help and support amidst challenging and changing …

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April 27, 2022

The Importance of Play for Therapeutic Professionals

‘Importance of Play for Therapeutic Professionals’ blog article was written by Tayla Howard, Team Leader, OurSPACE program at Australian Childhood Foundation. As a Play Therapist, I am always advocating the importance of play in all our lives, in the lives of children, adolescents and adults. Play may look different across the lifespan, but ultimately play …

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June 15, 2021

When all the System Needs Love

This ‘When all the System Needs Love’ blog article was written by Tayla Howard, Therapeutic Specialist, at the Australian Childhood Foundation.   In the OurSPACE program we provide direct therapeutic intervention to children and young people in Out-Of-Home-Care (OOHC). I describe myself as working in trauma informed ways from a child-centered approach. In working this way children can expect unconditional positive …

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October 28, 2020

Creating safety through small acts of reconciliation

This blog article was written by Sue Buratti, Program Manager, Therapeutic Services, NSW.  “At its heart, reconciliation is about strengthening relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous peoples, for the benefit of all Australians”. (Reconciliation.org.au) OurSPACE is a new program in the NSW landscape. It was funded in October 2019 and started receiving …

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