40 episodes

Welcome to the Emerging Minds podcasts. Listen to conversations with experts on a variety of topics related to children's social and emotional wellbeing.

Our episodes offer insightful evidence-informed wisdom from experts in the field and will give you a flavour of the work and values of the National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health.

Stay tuned for new episodes released every fortnight.

Emerging Minds Podcast Emerging Minds

    • Mental Health
    • 4.8, 23 Ratings

Welcome to the Emerging Minds podcasts. Listen to conversations with experts on a variety of topics related to children's social and emotional wellbeing.

Our episodes offer insightful evidence-informed wisdom from experts in the field and will give you a flavour of the work and values of the National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health.

Stay tuned for new episodes released every fortnight.

    A story from Community

    A story from Community

     

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    In this episode, Clyde and Rose reflect on their personal and communities’ experiences of contact with mainstream services and practitioners, including some that have been helpful, and some that have not. They share examples of

    • 43 min
    Culturally informed trauma-integrated healing practice part 2

    Culturally informed trauma-integrated healing practice part 2

     

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    Many Firsts Nations families are creative, energetic, and embodied within their cultural heritage while involved in the systems, structures and opportunities of contemporary Australia. Some families however continue to be held in the pervasive wounding from trauma that has become generational. To fully understand those lives and circumstances, it is necessary to understand and accept the impacts of trauma across generations, without judgement, but with clear insight and intention to use your skills and capacities for healing



    In this episode you will learn: 

    Defining Culturally informed trauma-integrated healing Practice (02:01)
    Understanding a child’s world is an important step for non-Aboriginal practitioners in this work (09:48)
    An understanding that it takes time to establish safe and connected relationships with Firsts Nations children who experience the effects of generational trauma  (21:58)
    The behaviour of First Nations children is language. The importance that non-Aboriginal practitioners can listen and interpret this language in a non-judgmental and safe way (28:33)

     

    Further information and resources:

    https://earlytraumagrief.anu.edu.au/files/ctg-rs21.pdf
    https://wealli.com.au/
    https://healingfoundation.org.au/intergenerational-trauma/ourfuture/
    https://beaconhouse.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/The-Three-Rs.pdf

     

    • 41 min
    Culturally informed trauma-integrated healing practice part 1

    Culturally informed trauma-integrated healing practice part 1

     

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    In this episode, Judy and Caroline share information, concepts, practical skills and suggestions that can support mainstream professionals working with First Nations children, young people and their families/communities. Through storytelling, they share the healing practice’s that have supported Firsts Nations families for thousands of years, and how these practices are now backed by research in frameworks that assist practitioners to support children experiencing trauma.



    In this episode you will learn: 

    Relationships and trust are the foundation to any (07:48)
    An understanding of the generational history of Firsts Nations families and the effects of generational trauma (15:02)
    The creative use of arts in story and play as an effective tool in working with Firsts Nations children and their families (35:50)
    Understanding the effect childhood trauma has on children’s behaviour and responses (30:58)

     

    Further information and resources:

    https://earlytraumagrief.anu.edu.au/files/ctg-rs21.pdf

    https://wealli.com.au/

    https://healingfoundation.org.au/intergenerational-trauma/ourfuture/

    https://beaconhouse.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/The-Three-Rs.pdf

     

    • 43 min
    A story of resilience

    A story of resilience

     

     

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    The assimilation policy in Australia’s history has left deep scars, the intergenerational trauma felt by Firsts Nations people of the stolen generation is well documented, with lasting implications, including

    • 29 min
    A story of two-way learning and healing

    A story of two-way learning and healing

     

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    Nancy Jeffery is a proud Woolwonga women from the Northern Territory who works for the Healing Foundation as a Portfolio lead in Darwin. Nancy’s role within the healing foundation is to work with community and organisations to co-design what healing looks like for their community and implement strategies that support healing from a bottom up approach. One of the key messages Nancy talks about includes the importance of understanding diversity in Firsts Nations communities. Nancy also provides examples for practitioners of how two-way learning has supported practitioners in their engagements and support to First Nations children and families.

    • 29 min
    Family Violence and Child-Aware Practice Part 2

    Family Violence and Child-Aware Practice Part 2

      

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    Tune in to hear experienced family violence practitioners and other leaders in the field discuss some of the possible entry points into conversations about children’s wellbeing with mothers experiencing family violence and fathers who are using violence. They’ll also address themes of safety, complexity, and organisational support. This episode is the second in a two-part series on family and domestic violence and child-aware practice.

    Featuring: Aerinn Morgan, Joanne Allen and Philip Martin from Uniting Communities Specialised Family Violence Service, Sarah Wendt - Professor of Social Work at Flinders University, and Megan Hughes from Women’s Safety Services SA.



    In this episode you will learn:

    The importance of generalist practitioners having the skills and confidence to work with parents who are living with family violence.
    Listening for cues that can open up conversations with mothers who may be experiencing coercion, threats, put-downs, control, and fear of violence.
    The many facets of safety considerations when working with mothers living with family violence.
    Two key areas of conversation with fathers are asking what is important to them as a parent, and inviting him to be considering the impact of his violence and abuse on the children.

     

    Further information and resources:

    e-Leaning courses

    The Impact of FDV on the Child: An introduction
    FDV and Child Aware Practice: Principles and Practice

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