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.

September 24, 2020

Sibling Relationships in Therapeutic Planning

This article was written by Sue Buratti, Senior Manager of Therapeutic Services in NSW at the Australian Childhood Foundation. Sibling relationships can be the most rewarding and challenging of all relationships across our lifespan. They can provide an unbreakable connection or can be a source of deep pain. For children who cannot live with their …

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December 15, 2016

The impact of trauma on sibling relationships

A growing body of literature supports the critical role of siblings in helping children and young people in OoHC maintain a sense of continuity with family.  Here, Noel MacNamara explores the literature and the gaps within it, highlighting how trauma damages the capacity for children and young people to benefit from relationships with adults, and from the growth of healthy sibling connections.

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May 4, 2016

Sibling Sexual Abuse Series – Part 1

The first in what will be a three part series exploring Sibling Sexual Abuse, the impact on families and a model for therapeutic response which we have been trialling at the Foundation. 

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