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Foster and Kinship Care Training Programs at Secure Start

At Secure Start we offer programs based on the Triple-A Model of Therapeutic Care and the CARE Therapeutic Framework. Both programs were developed by Colby Pearce, are based in psychological science, but are delivered in an accessible way. Both programs … Continue reading

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Kinship CARE Project Update

The Kinship CARE Project has been extended to 2020. The Kinship CARE Project is a joint initiative of the Department for Child Protection (DCP) and Secure Start®. At the time of writing, and over the previous 18 months, Kinship CARE … Continue reading

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Addressing Trauma in the Early Learning Setting: The CARE Approach

Following the success of the resources for trauma-informed practice in early learning centres, I am pleased to advise of my new training workshop: Addressing Trauma in the Early Learning Setting: The CARE approach. Continue reading

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Childhood Trauma Fact Sheets for Early Learning Educators

I am pleased to be able to make available three fact sheets for early learning educators. Continue reading

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Why The CARE Therapeutic Framework?

The CARE Therapeutic Framework is a back-to-basics, strengths-based program that supports enrichment of therapeutic care environments for children who are recovering from relational trauma and other forms of early adversity, and their caregivers. Relational connection, wellbeing, and new learning (growth) … Continue reading

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Raising Kids Who Have High and Complex Needs – The Importance of Self Care

Self-care supports wellbeing that sustains us through tough times and our success in the task or role we are performing. Continue reading

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What is Attachment Disorder?

Over the last three decades, the term ‘attachment disorder’ has entered into common usage among professionals and carers who interact with children who display markedly disturbed and developmentally inappropriate relatedness to others. With greater awareness of the consequences of attachment … Continue reading

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Use Your Words: Supporting Expressive Language Development and Use

Early trauma robs the developing child of experiences that support language development. Use your words to help them develop theirs. Continue reading

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We Love Collaborating

Secure Start® is looking to collaborate with organisations who share our vision of supporting happy, connected children. Continue reading

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The CARE Therapeutic Framework

A trauma informed, strengths-based approach to promoting optimal developmental, behavioural and mental health outcomes for children and young people. Continue reading

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