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Richard Rose

Director of Child Trauma Intervention Services Richard Rose
Director, Child Trauma Intervention Services

Richard Rose

AAP | Master Business Administration | Post Qualifying Child Care Award (UK) | Certificate of Qualification in Social Work | Bachelor of Philosophy | PGSWE

Richard Rose is the Director of Child Trauma Intervention Services (CTIS) which seeks to engage with children affected by early life trauma and help them achieve their full potential. Richard undertakes consultancy and training on Life Story Therapy and working with 'hard to reach' children and young people. He develops academic training programs internationally.

Prior to founding CTIS in 2011, Richard worked in the United Kingdom in child protection and in the highly regarded residential therapeutic treatment agency SACCS, including 4 years as the Clinical Practice Director of the Mary Walsh Institute. Throughout his career, Richard has worked with children and their carers in out-of-home care, with the aim of enabling placements to become healthy and nurturing through enhanced understanding and attachment.

Richard is the author of 2 books including Life Story Therapy: A new therapy for traumatised children – A model for practice, published in 2012. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University.