Prosody Blog

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

March 7, 2019

A story that started with a man called Dan Hughes

This blog post is written by Pauline Lodge, Manager of Professional Education Services. Around 25 years ago, I undertook a workshop with a man called Dan Hughes, who took me and the others in the room on a journey to understand the wonderful way he engaged with children and young people and their caregivers. This …

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February 21, 2019

What are your key messages from the neurobiology of development and trauma?

This blog post is written by Marina Dickson, Executive Manager, Professional Education Services. Every year, as I prepare for the next intake of students to our Graduate Certificate in Developmental Trauma, I start thinking about how the knowledge of neuroscience of development and trauma has influenced the practice of our whole field over a decade. The …

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August 6, 2015

Toxic Stress and Trauma in the Early Years

Toxic stress and trauma for infants is painful. In today's entry, Dr Joe Tucci and Janise Mitchell talk about the impact of trauma on infants, exploring why this professionals can benefit from trauma-informed knowledge and training when working with children in the early years. 

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November 25, 2014

Changes in child protection law – what you need to know

Our work with the Safeguarding Children Program sees us connecting with a wide variety of organisations around Australia who are working with children and young people.  One issue that proves tricky for many, is the constantly changing legislative landscape.  We thought we might use this post to bring you up to date with some of the new laws in Victoria that affect ALL ADULTS in Victoria. We will look at other states and territories in subsequent posts.

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