Berry Street Childhood Institute
|Edmund Rice Australia Youth+, The Victoria Institute at Victoria University, and The Berry Street Childhood Institute are delighted to announce the Doing School Differently conference will take place on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th September at the Pullman Albert Park. This national conference will focus on establishing successful educational opportunities and pathways for disenfranchised young people. The conference will be of interest to school leaders and teachers from flexible learning options and alternate education settings, educational researchers, policy makers, allied education professionals and advocates for a strong flexible & inclusive education system. Importantly this conference is also an opportunity for young people to participate as presenters and delegates.|
Workshop on promoting Security and Resilience in Out of Home Care
This workshop, presented by Professor Gillian Schofield, introduces the Secure Base Model and its application to practice. Find out more here.
Berry Street Education Model Forthcoming Training
We have recently launched two new training opportunities in early 2016:
Training for foster carers and their workers
We are pleased to be delivering this training Life After Loss: Its effect on the developing child and you for the Foster Care Association of Victoria.
On 26th November the NSW Government launched their ‘Taking Time’ resources which are designed to promote trauma-informed practice amongst service providers supporting people with intellectual disability. The literature review and practice framework were developed by our Take Two practice development team. Access the reports 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.