TCU Child Development students are making a difference for children and youth in need of behavioral care support at Cook Children’s Hospital.
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Raise the Future, a nonprofit organization dedicated to youth and families touched by foster care and adoption, was recently recognized as a TBRI® Ambassador Organization from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU. TBRI® Ambassador Organizations are identified as key partners who have long-term relationships with the Purvis Institute and are furthering its… Read more »
Advocate Noun: a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause Verb: to recommend or support Transforming Cultures of Care: CSEY Advocacy by the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development features individuals who use Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®) in their unique roles as advocates for survivors of commercial sexual exploitation. Restoration of a survivor’s… Read more »
Dr. David Cross, co-founder and Rees-Jones Director of the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development (KPICD), has announced his retirement.
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 4, Episodes 4&5 One of the questions we are most often asked is if TBRI® works with teenagers. In this series of episodes, Scott Watters and our host, Sarah Mercado, talk about the teenage brain, the needs of teens vs. those of younger children, and what each set of TBRI… Read more »
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 4, Episode 3 Today we are talking all about TBRI Camps! Dr. Casey Call is the assistant director of education at the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development, and has seen the evolution of our therapeutic camps over the years. Dr. Call not only leads our undergraduate and master’s programs,… Read more »
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 4, Episodes 1 & 2 Today’s guest is Dr. Debbie Rhea. Dr. Rhea is the creator and director of the LiiNK Project. LiiNK, or Let’s Inspire Innovation N Kids, is an initiative to address the needs of the whole child by incorporating more unstructured, outdoor play as part of the… Read more »
TCU Child Development Students who wish to pursue a career in Child Life will benefit from a recent update. Certified Child Life Specialists are educated and clinically trained in the developmental impact of illness and injury. Their role helps improve patient and family care, satisfaction, and overall experience. The Association of Child Life Professionals has… Read more »
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 3, Episode 8
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 3, Episode 7 Last week we heard from Dr. Melody Aguayo about parenting in the trenches. Today, we hear from her son, Yohannes Aguayo. Yohannes is an alumnus of our Hope Connection Camp and joins us on the podcast today to share his experience growing up in his family, his… Read more »