Therapeutic Care Blog

Articles, thoughts and publications produced by the Centre for Excellence in Therapeutic Care.

May 15, 2019

Be more affective to be more effective

Noel MacNamara Senior Advisor, Centre for Excellence in Therapeutic Care The role of emotions within human service work may at first glance appear to be intuitively obvious and incontestable. Indeed, Howe (2008) described the day of a human service worker as ‘suffused with emotional content’. The role of emotions is at the core of literature …

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March 13, 2019

What are the 10 Essential Elements of the Intensive Therapeutic Care System in NSW?

Janise Mitchell, Director – Centre for Excellence in Therapeutic Care   Concepts of ‘complexity’ and ‘evidence’ are often heard in discussions that seek to find ways to better meet the needs of traumatised young people requiring more intensive forms of care. Debates about ‘evidence-based’ versus ‘evidence-informed’ practice have emerged in policy and practice debates as …

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