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KPICD Inclusiveness Initiative

In Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) we are always striving to See the Needs and Meet the Needs of children, youth, and caregivers and the systems that care for them. We at the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development (KPICD) recognize that there is a need to more fully appreciate and embrace the lived experiences and identities… Read more »

TBRI® Practitioner Training: August 2021

Update: The application period for the August 2021 TBRI® Practitioner Training Session has closed. Please reference our training calendar for upcoming TBRI® Practitioner Training dates and application deadlines.  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… Read more »

Connected Educators: Episode 9

Jeni Franks We continue our series on Connected Educators with Sarah Mercado, and Jeni Franks, a TBRI Practitioner and second grade teacher in Cour d’Alene, ID. Jeni’s passion for her students is so evident in this episode, and she gives wonderful tips for creatively connecting with her students, even through distance-learning or in a socially-distanced… Read more »

Connected Educators Episode 7

Amy Abell Episode 7 of our Connected Educators series features a conversation with Amy Abell, who is a TBRI Practitioner, TBRI Mentor, and the owner of HopeAlight, LLC. This conversation is full of compassion for teachers, administration, students, and parents as we all try to navigate the start of school this year. Amy gives practical… Read more »

Connected Educators: Episode 4

Erin Stout & Heather Storey   Today we are so excited to share the experience of two teachers who use TBRI in their classrooms at Center Grove Middle School in Greenwood, Indiana. You’ll hear from Heather Storey, who is in her 6th year as a 7th grade Language Arts teacher. You’ll also hear from Erin… Read more »

To the TCU Child Development Class of 2020

Dear 2020 Child Development Graduates, Congratulations on earning your college degree, I am so proud of you! Now, I have two questions for you. What is your stress level on a scale from 1 to 10? With 1 being low and 10 being high AND What are you doing for self-care? I asked you these… Read more »