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Challenging behaviours? FASD diagnosis or behaviours? 0 to 10 in a nano-second. Major outbursts that can sometimes escalate into violence. Learn from other parents and carers, some who are also teachers, about challenging behaviours, strategies that help and how to get support for you and your child. The podcasts 06A and 06B Parents and Carers Podcasts are a great place to start.

This is a podcast about the human spirit. Bruce Perry, Gabor Mate, Janina Fisher and many other inspiring therapists, thought leaders and game-changers who specialise in trauma and related fields join Guy Macpherson, PhD for insightful interviews about what it takes and what it means to sit with those who've been impacted by trauma.

A variety of podcasts suitable to the variety of ways in which families are formed, covering topics such as how childhood trauma impacts child development and how to avoid triggering and being triggered by your child.

The Adoption Network offer resources for parenting adopted children and include a detailed guide on how to talk about adoption at the various ages and stages of development.

Parenting advice from a trauma-informed lens on how to keep grounded and stay connected during the Covid-19 Pandemic Staycation, and other trauma informed advice.

Deb Dana offers her rhythm of regulation, based on polyvagal theory, in podcast or written form, including teachings on how how to regulate involuntary physiological systems in the autonomic system, like heart rate, blood pressure and digestion. Important for moving from protection to find connection.

 

Robyn Gobbel is an educator dedicated to understanding why humans behave the way they behave and how the brain works after experiencing trauma, where behaviors are simply an externalization of what's happening in the brain, body, and nervous system. She offers response to children's behaviors in a way the creates healing, not just behavior change.

A podcast on helping children thrive at school with Adopt Change CEO Renee Carter. An insight for educators.
Produced by the Attachment & Trauma Network, Julie Beem & Ginger Healy explore the trauma-informed, attachment-focused concepts of Regulation (self-regulation/co-regulation) and Relationship (building connection) and how children build resilience and emotional health through the ways in which we parent.

This podcast series from Carer Kafe provides guidance and tips straight from other carers and staff who work in out-of-home care in Victoria.  For new carers its a great resource to remind yourself that challenges come up and you are not alone!

Dr Karyn Purvis resources for teachers to learn about trauma informed teaching in classrooms, incoprorate the TBRI model.

How to parent in a pandemic.

Dr Dan Siegel and Dr Tina Bryson discuss safety, seen, soothed and secure.

The UK Trauma Council have this animated video that explains how trauma affects young people.

A great option for sharing with friends, family or schools.

Stories from Adopters and Adoptees to help with healing.

Includes a recent podcast for schools to consider trauma practices. 

Practical advice on how to parent from a trauma perspective and build attachment.

Based on Dr Karyn Purvis's book "The Connected Child".

The Generation Next Youtube Channel makes the latest strategies and information in youth mental health available anywhere, anytime, providing useful tips to better support the young people in your lives. It includes expert interviews, lectures and short, educational videos on mental illnesses affecting young people, emerging issues as well as prevention and response strategies. Anxiety, Eating Disorders and Internet addiction are just a few of the many topics available in short 5 minute vidoes. 

Brigid Jordan, Royal Children's Hospital, and Anne Kennedy, Fellow of the University of Melbourne Graduate School of Education, together with Kids First, lead a study of children under 3 years of age who had experienced abuse or neglect, and were already demonstrating problems in emotional and beahviour regulation and delays in development. They provided a predictable, nurturing and responsive envrionment, with a strong focus on attachment, consistent caregiving and individualised attention. Significant improvements in social and emotional development and resilience were identified for these children.  

Read more about the results here: Research Results

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.