by: Megan Austin Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) encourages caregivers and service providers to address the needs of the whole child. This means considering the behaviors, emotions, relationships, thoughts, environment, and physiology of children and youth. This holistic approach to addressing trauma naturally requires a multi-systemic approach. Ideally, all systems, institutions, organizations, and individuals that impact… Read more »
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TBRI® & Autism with Family Initiative
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 3, Episode 1 Today we’re kicking off season three with Anjali Van Drie and David Brown from Family Initiative, a nonprofit organization in South Florida providing clinical and support services for at-risk children and children on the Autism Spectrum. David and Anjalie are the co-founders and and President and Vice… Read more »
TBRI® Practitioner Training: July 2022
Click here to apply The Purvis Institute is currently accepting applications for TBRI® PractitionerTraining. This core training experience is designed to prepare professionals working with children, families, and in systems of care impacted by trauma. After successful completion of the TBRI® Practitioner Training, all TBRI® Practitioners may train within their organization using the TBRI® Caregiver Training Package. Application Period: February… Read more »
The TBRI® Podcast – now in Spanish!
The TBRI® Podcast is now available in Spanish!
Transforming Cultures of Care
TBRI for Commercial Sexually Exploited Youth A Partnership with the Office of the Texas Governor By: Dr. Karen Furman The problems of commercial sexual exploitation of youth and child sex trafficking are both urgent and complex; solutions are multi-faceted. Part of the solution involves transforming cultures of care in the organizations and communities that serve… Read more »
Meeting the Needs of Adoptive Siblings with Dr. Jana Hunsley
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 2, Episode 6 Today we’re welcoming Dr. Jana Hunsley to the podcast! Dr. Hunsley is a Research Scientist at the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development. She recently completed her PhD in the Developmental Research lab through the Department of Psychology at TCU. In her research, Jana has recognized… Read more »
Is TBRI Evidence-Based?
by Dr. Erin Razuri As a research scientist at the KPICD, ‘is TBRI evidence-based?’ is undoubtedly the question I get asked the most, followed by ‘is there research behind TBRI?’ and ‘do you have data on TBRI?’ The short answers are yes, yes, and yes! But because there is often confusion around what it… Read more »
TBRI & Law Enforcement with Randy Kaiser
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 2, Episode 5 This episode is all about TBRI and how it intersects with law enforcement. Sarah Mercado sat down with Randy Kaiser, who serves as a Special Agent within the Criminal Investigators Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Building Trust-Based Relationships with Survivors of Sex Trafficking
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 2, Episode 4 On this episode of the TBRI Podcast, we talk with Kimberly Glaudy and Ally Matteson who work specifically on a partnership between our Institute and the Texas Office of the Governor: Transforming Cultures of Care, Trauma-Informed Care for Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Youth (CSEY). Kim and Ally… Read more »
Relating through the Senses with Marti Smith, OTR/L
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 2, Episode 3 On this episode, Marti Smith, OTR/L, and our host, Sarah Mercado talk all about Sensory Processing.