• Permission to Nurture

    Hear from guest blogger and Behaviour Education Consultant, Michael Lincoln, as he shares how the introduction of trauma informed frameworks created permission to nurture for staff in schools. 

  • Review: The Neurobiology of Attachment Based Therapy

    For children to have to go from having to develop a mistrusting brain, and make the journey from mistrust to trust is not a no-brainer – it’s a real brainer. They really need to make some changes in their trajectory….. This book is an attempt to try to apply the knowledge about brain development and brain change and look at the process of change and attachment focused therapy’ - Jon Baylin In conversation with Dan Hughes and Janise Mitchell at the ACF conference 2016.

  • The Sooner the Better

    Meet the newest edition to our Mindful Parenting Programs - Bringing Up Great Kids: Hello Baby!

  • Corporate Partnerships - What are they really about?

    Corporate Partnerships As a not-for-profit organisation working with and for our community, connections and support are vital to us; they are the lifeblood of our existence. In fact, for us at the Foundation in particular, there is an interesting echo of our work with children in what we also seek to create for ourselves as an organisation. 
  • 7 Top Books About Families of All Shapes and Sizes

    ‘Family’ for children who have experienced child abuse and trauma can be a shifting and sometimes painful concept to grapple with, and we need more ways to help acknowledge and normalise the spectrum of what ‘family’ can mean. In today's blog post, Senior Counsellor Chris Cussens shares a list of books that include varied stories of ‘family’.

  • Amazing Brain Resource

    Amazing Brain Resource

    A colleague of mine recently recommended I check out an American resource called ‘The Amazing Brain’ for use with children and young people who have experienced trauma.  When I did, I was pleasantly surprised with what I found and am happy to recommend it to our Prosody readership.

  • Mirror Neurons & Bucket Fillers

    No matter what the therapeutic context, wiring into the prefrontal cortex region of the brain is the foundation for developing empathy, reflection, resilience and relationships. One important way in which we can do these – even with very young children and infants – is through the use of mirror neurons.