The role of teachers in the lives of traumatised children cannot be underestimated. This booklet from the Child Safety Commissioner, Victoria encourages teachers and other school personnel to forge vital attachments to traumatised children through two key mechanisms: understanding traumatised children and developing relationshipbased skills to help them. Teachers who understand the effects of trauma on children’s education, who are able to develop teaching practices to help them, and who are able to participate actively and collaboratively in the systems designed to support traumatised children will not only improve their educational outcomes but will assist in their healing and recovery.
Kylie Wyatt Program Manager at Social Traders start-up incubation program “The Crunch” explains why a mentor should be part of any social enterprise start-up success strategy. Original article
The Tasmanian Council of Social Services has released a fact sheet that provides a rundown of changes that will occur as a result of the expanded work for the dole program being implemented. Original article
Young philanthropists are a 'greatest natural resource' and according to young social entrepreneur, Hunter Johnson, who spoke at the 2014 Youth in Philanthropy Graduation Ceremony in Melbourne, it is vital that Australia doesn’t leave them behind. Original article