Posts Categorized: Resources for Professionals

TBRI® Practitioner Online Training: May 2021

UPDATE: The application period for this training has ended. Please check our website and social media channels for information about upcoming training events. 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 in systems of care impacted… Read more »

TBRI Animate: Human Trafficking

“Relationship-based trauma must be healed relationally.” – Dr. Karyn Purvis Over the past twenty years, our institute has seen TBRI®, applied across various communities of care and practice. Through a partnership with the Office of the Texas Governor Child Sex Trafficking Team, our Institute is currently involved in a statewide project focused on implementing TBRI with professionals… Read more »

Connected Educators: Episode 5

Becky Evans Episode 5 of our Connected Educators series features a conversation with Becky Evans who is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a District Intervention Counselor with Aledo Independent School District in Aledo, TX. This conversation with  is full of practical tips

Starting Small: Nutrition and Hydration

by: Amanda Purvis One simple way to start implementing Trust-based Relational Intervention is to empower your child’s body by meeting physical needs. Nutrition and hydration play key factors in a child’s ability to regulate, and we can help set them up for success by making sure they eating and drinking enough. 

On Being an Adoptive Sibling

by: Jana Hunsley  Not one thing in this life has affected me so deeply or changed me so profoundly as the adoption of my seven siblings.  Before adoption, my home was filled with two older sisters, a younger brother, and two parents.  Life was simple, comfortable, and uncomplicated.  After adoption, everything about life was different. … Read more »