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.

December 7, 2022

International Learning with OurSPACE

‘International Learning with OurSPACE’ blog article was written by Stacey Dellow and Tayla Howard, Team Leaders Therapeutic Services in the OurSPACE NSW team, at Australian Childhood Foundation. OurSPACE NSW is an initiative of the Australian Childhood Foundation that provides specialist therapeutic trauma support for children and young people. Established in 2019, the program has demonstrated …

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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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