Dr. David Cross, co-founder and Rees-Jones Director of the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development (KPICD), has announced his retirement.
Posts Tagged: Dr. David Cross
Stories from the Founder: The Origins of TBRI®
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 1, Episode 8 We’re wrapping up season 1 of the TBRI Podcast with a conversation with Dr. David Cross all about the origins of TBRI and the history of the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development.
TBRI® Empowering Principles with Dr. David Cross
The TBRI® Podcast | Season 1, Episode 4 Dr. David Cross is the co-founder and Rees-Jones Director of our Institute and also the co-creator of TBRI, so it was extra special to have him on the podcast. This episode is a great overview of the TBRI Empowering Principles. Dr. Cross gives a little history of… Read more »
Changing the World For Children: TBRI® Ambassadors
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
Editors note: At the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development, we strive to help children heal from the effects of trauma, abuse, and neglect through trusting relationships. This guiding principle informs all we do. It is the lens through which we view everything and the current news events stemming from violence and racism in America… Read more »
On Resilience and the Coronavirus
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 »
Connected in Crisis: Families
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 »
On Staying Connected in Crisis
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 »
Poetry of Doing
by: David Cross, PhD “How to Be a Poet” (to remind myself) by Wendell Berry in Land, Life, and the Poetry of Creatures i Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet. You must depend upon aﬀection, reading, knowledge, skill — more of each than you have — inspiration, work, growing older, patience,… Read more »
Talking TBRI® 101 with Dr. David Cross
by: Emmelie Pickett We’ve had an exciting week here at the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development. On May 9 we launched TBRI® 101: A Self-Guided Course in Trust-Based Relationships, a new resource that we’ve had in the works for quite awhile. Although this resource just became available, TBRI® 101 has an interesting history. Dr….