• Songs of change and harmony

    Foundation CEO, Dr Joe Tucci, explores the connection between the songs of whales and the collective 'song' of professionals who work in the trauma community; asking what it is that we need to keep growing, to keep resourcing each other and to continue to improve outcomes for children and young people.

  • Infant Mental Health Awareness Week

    Infant Mental Health LI Despite statistics showing that of all children, infants are over-represented in substantiated child abuse data; that violent households have a significantly higher proportion of children aged five years and under; that pregnancy is a time of increased risk of violence for women and that exposure to violence in utero can have intergenerational epigenetic effects what we have known for some time about the special vulnerability of infants, does not translate into what we do to protect them in practice, and infants continue to fall between the cracks.
  • Healing the Past by Nurturing the Future

    Healing the Past

    A new Aboriginal-led project aims to learn how to identify and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents who have experienced complex trauma in their own childhoods. 

  • National Reconciliation Week

    Reconciliation Week 2018 LI

    Today is the beginning of National Reconciliation Week, which encourages us to reflect on our relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Peoples of this land and non-Indigenous peoples.

  • Problem Sexual Behaviours in Children Under Twelve - what do we know and what do we need to know in supporting our residential care workers

    Residential care workers are immersed in the sharp end of child protection work, charged with caring for children displaying complex trauma based behaviours, often including problem sexual behaviours. Are you an Australian based residential care worker? Here is an opportunity to build insight, understanding and improve resources for residential care workers who are supporting children or young people engaging in problematic sexual behaviour.

  • Charlie’s Tales - Helping pre-schoolers to improve body-image Resource Review

    “Charlie’s Tales: Sylvie and the Star Tree” is the first of a series of books that aim to instil key body image messages in young girls created by the Pretty Foundation – a newly founded not-for-profit working to empower women and girls with the perspective, skills and support to develop and nurture a positive body image for themselves and others.

  • A new positive parenting support app for vulnerable mums

    Many mothers rely on google and other ‘mummy blogs’ for answers to the many questions that arise. The answers are varied, layered with criticisms, shaming and judgement. But a new app designed by The Babes Project, is working to ensure that every new mother should be empowered to thrive.