Prosody Blog

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

September 12, 2016

Think before you post! Reducing the risk when posting pics of kids online.

Many children under the age of nine were born with a digital footprint in existence before they even left the womb.  These children inherit their digital profiles as a work in progress from a parent - who may or may not understand the dangers and vulnerabilities that such a profile can create. Here, Australian cyber security expert Susan McLean shares her cautions and recommendations with those who work with children and families.

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August 27, 2015

Why we use social media to support #notanotherchild

In this blog entry, Dani Colvin explores how and why the Foundation has used social media to support its #notanotherchild campaign. 

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November 20, 2014

The #NotAnotherChild Movement – What is it about?

We recently launched a new campaign #notanotherchild to change the Australian community's perception of child abuse. We would love it if you would join us.

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November 11, 2014

Kick On – Social media and the evolving meaning of friendship

The new 'Kick On' app is only one of thousands of Social Media platforms that are changing the way 'friendship' is understood by young people around the world. What impact will this evolution have for those we work with?

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October 16, 2014

8 things Therapists using social media should know

Recently, a friend of mine told me she had started seeing a therapist. She was really pleased about her decision, and felt they had good rapport. After chatting for a minute or so about it, she sheepishly added that I knew the therapist in question - which she had discovered by looking her up on social media and saw that we were connected.

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