Amplifying the Voices of Care-Experienced Children and Young People in New Zealand

Out of Home Care (OOHC), Client Voice, Podcast

This podcast episode features a discussion between the CEO of Family for Every Child and staff from VOYCE-Whakarongo Mai, an organisation in New Zealand focused on advocating for care experienced children and young people. Valuable for practitioners interested in child advocacy and hearing the voices of those with care experience.

Digital inclusion, community development and social justice

Social Justice, Podcast

The latest episode of the Social Work People Podcast by the Australian Association of Social Workers explores the intersection of social work and digital literacy projects in promoting social and digital inclusion for vulnerable communities.

Emerging Minds has launched a podcast series on families and parenting, featuring discussions with practitioners and experts. Topics covered include post-flood support, childhood neurodivergence, and learning new parenting methods. This series provides valuable insights for practitioners working with families and highlights diverse parenting challenges and strategies.

Listening to the Voices of Children and Young People Harmed by Fathers Who Choose Violence: An interview with Professor Cathy Humphreys and Dr. Katie Lamb

Family Violence, Podcast

This episode from the Partnered with a Survivor podcast, features an interview with Professor Cathy Humphreys and Dr. Katie Lamb from the University of Melbourne about their participatory research with children and young people who have experienced family violence from their fathers. This episode features their reflections as researchers, and also shares one of the digital stories developed by a young person as part of this project.

Emerging Minds podcast series on bullying explores supporting mental health of children who engage in or experience bullying. Part one discusses speaking sensitively about bullying, discouraging self-blame, and fostering self-worth. Valuable for practitioners seeking guidance on addressing bullying-related issues with children.

This podcast series by the Centre on the Developing Child at Harvard University explores the connections between health and learning in early childhood. It discusses the impact of stress on early learning and lifelong health in Part I, and how scientific findings can inform policies and practical strategies in Part II. Relevant for practitioners in health and early childhood, it emphasises the importance of understanding these connections for optimal child development.

The Conversation Weekly: Social welfare services are being cut across the world – but providing them is about more than just money

Welfare, Policy Recommendations, Podcast

This episode of The Conversation podcast features global experts discussing worldwide cuts to social welfare services, including the causes and necessary measures for governments to enhance access to social services for their citizens.