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 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 »
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 »
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 »
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 2, Episode 2 On this episode, David Randall and our host, Sarah Mercado talk all about about TBRI® implementation in different cultural contexts.
By: Dr. Jana Hunsley Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) has spread all over the world in less than two decades from when it was first developed by Drs. Karyn Purvis and David Cross. Working at the KPICD, we have the tremendous privilege to hear and know the stories of the life-changing work that happens across… Read more »
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 1, Episode 6 On this episode, we pass the mic to Daren Jones and Troy McPeak for a “front porch” conversation about their TBRI journeys and how that experience has shaped the way they see the world, their work with vulnerable children and youth, and also how they reflect on their… Read more »
The Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development has launched a new initiative of making a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and families: TBRI® Ambassador Organizations. TBRI® Ambassador Organizations are identified as
Faith Pope Episode 4 of our Connected Educators series features a conversation with Faith Pope, a TBRI Practitioner who serves as the director of elementary education at Lockhart ISD in Lockhart, TX.
Teri Wood Episode 3 of our Connected Educators series features a conversation with Teri Wood, a TBRI Practitioner with a 30+ year career in education.