Posts By: Emmelie Pickett

KPICD Welcomes Five New TBRI® Ambassador Organizations

Five organizations in the child welfare space were recently inducted as TBRI® Ambassador Organizations by TCU’s Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development (KPICD). CASA of Montgommery County, CASA of South Mississippi, HALO Project, Immerse, New Zealand, Presbyterian Childrens Home and Services were recognized for their commitment to helping children, families, and communities thrive through Trust-Based… Read more »

Intergenerational Trauma and the 5 B’s (Podcast Episode)

The TBRI® Podcast | Bonus Episode Today’s conversation is with Katie Maitland, a recent graduate of our Master’s of Developmental Trauma program here at Texas Christian University. Katie began her career as a middle school teacher in New York, and eventually learned about TBRI through the KPICD online course, TBRI and Trauma-Informed Classrooms. She began… Read more »

Show Hope Recognized as a TBRI® Ambassador Organization

Show Hope, a faith-centered non-profit based in Franklin, TN, was recently recognized as a TBRI® Ambassador Organization from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU. Founded in 2003, Show Hope exists to care for orphans by engaging the Church and reducing barriers to adoption. Its founders, Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman, started… Read more »

A TBRI® Coffee Chat, Part I (Podcast Episode)

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 5, Episode 7 & 8 This 2-part conversation is a continuation some of our most popular episodes to date – a TBRI Coffee Chat with Sarah Mercado and Kimberly Glaudy. Sarah of course, is our host here on the TBRI Podcast and a training specialist with the Karyn Purvis Institute… Read more »

TBRI® & the Deaf Community (Podcast Episode)

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 5, Episode 6 Our guest today is Becky Lloyd Founder and Director of Signs for Hope. Since it was established in 2009, Signs for. Hope has evolved into an all-encompassing ministry of adoption surrounding Deaf children. Our host, Sarah Mercado, sat down with Becky to talk about her work with… Read more »

TBRI® in the Home (Podcast Episode)

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 5, Episode 5 Today’s episode is one family’s story of TBRI Application in their home. Cory & Lori Pepiton are parents to 4 forever kids (young adults), 2 through birth and 2 through adoption, and have had the privilege of fostering another 6 or so. Cory is Student & Campus… Read more »

TBRI® & Trauma-Informed Courts (Podcast Episode)

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 5, Episode 3 Today we’re talking with Kari Dady about TBRI and Trauma-informed Courts. Kari is a Training Specialist with the KPICD and shares practical tips for integrating trauma-informed practices in the courtroom.