Prosody Blog

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

June 16, 2020

Is the absence of threat the same thing as safety?

This article was written by Mandy Flint, Senior Training Consultant in the Australian Childhood Foundation’s Professional Education Services. Safety is something that we talk a lot about during the Foundation’s training sessions around trauma and trauma-informed practice. Safety underpins any trauma-informed approach because if the child or young person does not feel safe then we cannot move forward with any …

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October 2, 2018

Looking in the Mirror

This blog has been written by Anna Fasolo, who is a Therapeutic Specialist at the Australian Childhood Foundation.   Relationships are essential for all work with children and young people, even more so when they have experienced the traumas of abuse and violence. At the Foundation, our therapeutic model reflects this; we understand that relationships are …

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December 1, 2014

An Interview with Stephen Porges

Stephen Porges’ Polyvagal Theory is the product of decades of research and has already informed the trauma work of thousands of therapists worldwide.  In town recently for the 2014 International Childhood Trauma Conference, he sat down with Dr Joe Tucci to discuss how his theory informs his latest project: a research partnership with the Australian Childhood Foundation.

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