Posts By: Emmelie Pickett

The TBRI® Correcting Principles with Sarah Mercado

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 1, Episode 5 On this episode, Emmelie Pickett interviews Sarah Mercado about the TBRI® Correcting Principles. Sarah is a training specialist here at the KPICD and this episode is packed with so much wisdom and practical tools that you can try today.

TBRI® Empowering Principles with Dr. David Cross

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 1, Episode 4 Dr. David Cross is the co-founder and Rees-Jones Director of our Institute and also the co-creator of TBRI, so it was extra special to have him on the podcast. This episode is a great overview of the TBRI Empowering Principles. Dr. Cross gives a little history of… Read more »

TBRI® Connecting Principles with Amanda Purvis

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 1, Episode 3 In this episode we welcome back Amanda Purvis to talk about the TBRI® Connecting Principles. Listen as Amanda chats with Sarah Mercado about the importance of attachment in relation to TBRI® and gives practical strategies for connecting with children and youth who have experienced trauma.

Trauma, The Brain, and TBRI

We’re so excited to announce the re-launch of our podcast! The TBRI® Podcast features conversations all about Trust-Based Relational Intervention, and we’re kicking off Season 1 with a conversation about Trauma, the Brain and TBRI® with Amanda Purvis.

Child Development Majors Win Award

    The TCU Child Development Program is proud to announce this year’s recipients of The Karyn Purvis Award for Outstanding Achievement, Christina Kraus and Sam Newcomb! This award is given to students for significant contributions to the Purvis Institute, Child Development Program, or the child development field. Kraus (‘21) and Newcomb (‘22)  were chosen… Read more »

KPICD Inclusiveness Initiative

In Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) we are always striving to See the Needs and Meet the Needs of children, youth, and caregivers and the systems that care for them. We at the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development (KPICD) recognize that there is a need to more fully appreciate and embrace the lived experiences and identities… Read more »

Research Study on TBRI® and COVID-19 Stress

We are conducting a research study on the relationship between Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) use and COVID-19 stress symptoms. If you watched one or more TBRI 101 videos between March and August or 2020 while they were offered for free on the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development website, you qualify to participate! If you… Read more »

TBRI® Practitioner Training: August 2021

Update: The application period for the August 2021 TBRI® Practitioner Training Session has closed. Please reference our training calendar for upcoming TBRI® Practitioner Training dates and application deadlines.  The Purvis Institute is currently accepting applications for TBRI® Practitioner Online Training. This core training experience is designed to prepare practitioners for working with children, families, and… Read more »