Richard Rose

Richard Rose


Masters of Business Administration
Bachelor of Philosophy
Post Qualifying Child Care Award (UK)
Certificate of Qualification in Social Work

Richard Rose is the Director of Child Trauma Intervention Services Ltd (CTIS) which seeks to engage with children affected by early life trauma and to help them achieve their full potential. Richard undertakes consultancy and training on Life Story Therapy and working with 'hard to reach' children and adolescents, and develops academic training programmes in the UK and internationally. Prior to founding CTIS in 2011, Richard worked in the UK in local authority child protection and in the highly regarded residential therapeutic treatment agency SACCS, including four years as the Clinical Practice Director of the Mary Walsh Institute. Throughout his career, Richard has worked with children and their carers in out of home care and family placements, with the aim of enabling placements to become healthy and nurturing through enhanced understanding and attachment.

Richard is the author of two books including
Life Story Therapy: A new therapy for traumatised children – A model for practice, published in 2012. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University.

Richard Rose talks about Trauma-informed Care and Life Story Work in Podcasts 3 & 4 of this DHHS series.

The Berry Street Childhood Institute is proud to present Richard Rose's 2018 Australian Tour. From February to October 2018, Richard Rose will deliver a series of workshops across Australia in Melbourne, Mildura, Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane and Hobart.

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