Berry Street Childhood Institute
|We are pleased to inform you of two forthcoming Melbourne based workshops for those working in the child protection and care system.|
Effective interventions with children and young people with harmful sexual behaviour: a 2 day workshop (9th & 10th November 2016)
|This is the first visit to Australia by Mr Robert Tucker, who brings to his training over 30 years’ experience in UK statutory social work with children and families.|
Therapeutic Life Story Work: an introductory one day workshop (16th November 2016)
|We are delighted to welcome back UK presenter and Berry Street Childhood Institute Fellow Mr Richard Rose. |
Announcing two new Institute Fellows
We are delighted to announce that Professor Gillian Schofield and Dr Mary Beek from the University of East Anglia in the UK have accepted our invitation to become Fellows of the Berry Street Childhood Institute. We are proud to be working in partnership with Professor Schofield and Dr Beek, and are seeking to publicly acknowledge the excellence of their work in foster care and the importance of their Secure Base Model.
Upcoming Training and Events
We have recently launched new
training opportunities on the Berry
Street Education Model:
UK Speaker, Mr Robert Tucker,
is presenting for the first
time in Australia:
Congratulations Tom Brunzell
We are extremely proud to announce that our Senior Advisor Education, Tom Brunzell, won the Education Initiative Award at the Robin Clark Awards on 7th September 2016. Find out more here.
Understanding communication problems in maltreated children
Berry Street’s Take Two program collaborated on the Small Talk research study which explored speech and language issues for children who had experienced abuse or neglect. The Small Talk research report, literature review and poster are now available for free download or to purchase here.
Berry Street was first established on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respect to their Elders, past and present, and to all the traditional custodians of land throughout Australia.