by: Emmelie Pickett As TCU students shelter in place in their respective homes, one child development student is taking the opportunity to give back to her hometown. Alexandra Reynoso, a graduating senior, saw a need for providing food for disadvantaged families in Houston, TX, and wanted to help.
Posts Categorized: Connected in Crisis
by: Dr. David Cross I like newspapers, and my favorite newspaper is The New York Times. A few weeks ago I read a column by David Brooks, titled “Mental Health in the Age of the Coronavirus.” In it, he touched on the core principles of our work at the KPICD. In just a few words,… Read more »
Beyond the threat of contracting COVID-19, the ripple effects of the virus impact every person, including the most vulnerable among us: children who are at-risk. Shelter-in-place orders have been established to keep us safe from the virus, but sadly, for many children this means staying home with an abuser. Samantha Singer, TCU Child Development alumna… Read more »
by: Jana Hunsley I wanted to share some thoughts with some strategies on what to do during the COVID-19 Pandemic– strategies such as how to Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) your home when you’re all stuck in it. But then, I realized that may not actually be what you need right now, even if that’s the information… Read more »
Our work at the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development is centered around connection. We study attachment between parents/caregivers and children and connections within communities. So much of Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) is based on the idea that we are hardwired to connect. But what happens when connection in the traditional sense is cut off? With… Read more »
Editors note:This post is from our Founder and Director, Dr. David Cross in light of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We hope you are all staying healthy, safe, and connected during this strange and uncertain time. Connected in Crisis by: Dr. David Cross When I was a child, we were asked to crouch under our desks during nuclear… Read more »