Investing in the social and emotional development of children and young people can benefit the whole community. With Thrive you can support families by understanding the social and emotional needs of children and young people at different stages of their lives.

Help children and young people re-engage with life and learning

Thrive's experiential training and online profiling and action-planning tool will support you in understanding the social and emotional development of the children and young people you work with, resulting in improved health and wellbeing for the whole community.


Facilitate positive change

Become a Thrive Licensed Practitioner

As a Thrive Licensed Practitioner, you will be equipped with a deep, practical knowledge of Thrive and the underpinning theory and skills required to meet the social and emotional needs of the children and young people you work with.

You will learn about the developmental journey children go on as they grow, including the stages of social and emotional development and how the brain changes at each stage. You will explore the role of the arts, play and creativity in supporting the needs of young people and develop strategies for building supportive relationships.

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Provide targeted support

A unique system for screening, action-planning and monitoring

Using Thrive-Online, our web-based profiling, action-planning and monitoring tool, you can review young people’s social and emotional skills and create custom action plans for families, teachers and colleagues to follow. 

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Continuing Professional Development

Further develop your Thrive practice

Explore as range of courses to suit your needs

These short courses run throughout the year and are designed to deepen your knowledge of the Thrive Approach, keep your practice up to date, and inspire you with new ideas and strategies. Topics include making space for grief in and after lock down, change and loss, connecting with animals and nature, stress and anxiety and working with parents and carers.

Features that would benefit communities

Work in a targeted way with individuals who may have experienced interruptions in their development.

Create individual action plans that can be implemented by the adults closest to the young people you work with.

Select from a raft of practical, creative and fun activities that can be used at home and in schools.

Measure and report on the progress of the young people you work with over time.

Case studies

While it is important to understand the model behind The Thrive Approach, what really matters is the impact that it can have in practice for the development of an individual child or young person.

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Next steps

If you would like to discuss more about Thrive and what opportunities are currently available in your area, please click the link below or call the Thrive team direct on +64 (0) 21450985.

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