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The Miriam Rose Foundation is a charity dedicated to improving lives and creating opportunities for a brighter future for Indigenous children and youth. Miriam Rose Ungunmerr Baumann, 2021 Senior Australian of the year, is a renowned Aboriginal Artist and Educator who speaks 5 languages, along with English.  She was the first fully qualified Aboriginal teacher in the Northern Territory and is the founder of the Miriam Rose Foundation.  Her reflection on the deep inner spring inside us, Dadirri, offers insight into the importance of quiet and listening in to ourselves and our children.

The Australian Childhood Trauma Group offer a range of therapeutic services underpinned by the latest research based practice and design and deliver capacity building programs for social, emotional and learning needs. Practical outcomes based supports, wtih behaviour support programs and skill bite learning and training opportunities for parents and carers too. Their skill bite podcasts are definitely worth a listen on topics like lying, discipline and trauma.  

Berry Street offer Dr Bruce Perry's Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics which draws on trauma research, neurodevelopment and relational neurobiology. Basically that is psychological science speak about understanding the childs experiences and working out what interventions help. You can read more on the Berry Street site.

Department of Families, Fairness and Housing offers podcasts, produced by comedian Brian Nankervis.  In particular, its worth hearing from international expert Richard Rose who draws from his extensive experience working in out-of-home care to identify trauma informed enablers for nurturing attachment and life story therapy. Trauma informed content from an expert!

This podcast series is directed at Kinship carers across Victoria, formal and informal, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, siblings or close family friends. Topical issues from expert speakers are introduced, including topics like trauma in children, carer wellbeing, family rights, the law, welfare and model changes.

Adoptee Meets World is a podcast that share voices from the adoption community. The host, Addy Coryell. is a Chinese American adoptee who shares her adoption story and talks with family, friends, and special guests. A great start to learn more is Podcast No 4 - 10 Things I wish Parents knew about adoption.

Podcasts on the impact of trauma on childrens minds, brains and bodies, on why gangs meet the emotional needs of children and on what teachers and other professional need to know about attachment and trauma. Also includes content on various therapies including the power of story telling. Definitely worth a listen to one or more of these podcasts!
Find out where to go if you are interested in therapeutic parenting help (Episode 1) and listen to the tips on how to identify if your child is suffering from Developmental Trauma (Episode 2). Featuring content from Sarah Naish, Therapeutic Parenting Author and Parent.
Laura Bennett discusses various topics including one on the neuro cycle with Dr Caroline Leaf titled "The mind is our life-force and its wired for love". Dr Leaf discusses how to manage a “messy” mind or how to manage toxic input with her neuro cycle program (a 5 step process: gather awareness, reflect, write, recheck and active reach). Consider listening in!
Are you interested in the latest research on the impact of the Coronavirus on young people? If so tune in to this podcast hosted by Professor Sharon Goldfeld from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

A great listen The Wisdom of Trauma by Gabor Mate. Discusses the importance of not disconnecting from feelings to avoid anxiety, addiction and to help with learning in schools by inclusion and connection rather than removal and disconnection.  Warning -holocaust content.

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A great discussion on the concept of optimal arousal and sensory modulation to achieve emotional and physiological safety.  Learn more about sensory processing disorders and treatments that might help.

Learn about Autism, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit HD (ADHD), Intellectual Disability (ID) and many other topics of relevance from Care KaFE.

Learning and development opportunities for Victorian statutory kinship carers, accredited foster carers and permanent carers.

Legal Aid and Carer Kafe discuss the rights of children in child protection proceedings in the children’s courts.  Helps with advocating for children in kinship care.

Foster Care Associations Project Coordinator Deb Collard talks to Karyn Lloyd, Practice Leader, family drug and treatment coordinator Northern division DFFH to learn more about the Children’s Court and different types of court orders and court systems. Understand how the court process works with one magistrate from start to finish for continuity for the child, various orders and what they mean including care by secretary and permanent care orders.

Therapeutic parenting is a deeply nurturing parenting style, especially effective for children with attachment difficulties, or who have experienced childhood trauma. The book  highlights 60 typical problems from acting aggressively to triggers and how to respond.