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Trauma impacts a developing brain. The resulting behavioral, academic, and relational challenges need intervention for children to grow into emotionally healthy adults. Without a deep understanding of how abuse, neglect, grief, and loss affect children, efforts will likely fall short. Our staff, trained and experienced in using best-in-class trauma education, is passionate about sharing this knowledge with anyone wanting to serve children and adults who have experienced trauma.
A gold standard for parenting children with trauma histories, this highly-sought after training will equip parents and caregivers with tools and techniques that help turn around challenging behaviors.
Winter break is just around the corner! Interested in helping your child regulate in order to successfully navigate activities, family get-togethers, and events?
Understand reasons for lying and learn practical correction techniques that build trust, foster connection, and facilitate growth.
Uncover new and creative correction techniques that maintain and promote strong connections between children and their caregivers.
Anna Valdez, TBRI® Practitioner
For the last 14 years, Anna has trained on trauma-informed care to organizations internationally and throughout the United States. With a background in building educational programs for both families and professionals, Anna's expertise in training will enhance homes and organizations alike so that hurting children get on a path of healing.
John Martinez, TBRI® Practitioner
With expertise in helping families heal from the impact of trauma, John has spent his career providing in-home services to hurting children and their parents. He has a knack for helping teens improve their self-worth so that they can become all they have been created to be. John is also passionate about helping parents and teen work together to improve their relationships.
Alex Wilson, TBRI® Practitioner
Alex has a wealth of knowledge in the child welfare system and in all his positions, has had the opportunity to help children with hard histories succeed. He worked for CPS for three years as an Investigator and Alternative response worker. Prior to that, he worked for the Boy’s and Girl’s Country group home outside of Houston.
Shaleigh Schneider, TBRI® Practitioner
Shaleigh has spent countless hours walking alongside and serving struggling foster and adoptive families. As a provider of trauma-responsive tools and techniques, she loves to help families move from just surviving to thriving! Her lived experience as a foster & adoptive mom combined with her professional training has also equipped her to specialize in helping biological families involved in the foster care system.
Blake Taylor, LMSW, TBRI®
As a passionate teacher of trauma-responsive care, Blake has worked with families throughout multiple phases of the child welfare system as well as diverse populations across various stages of parenting. She easily identifies gaps in what a families is not receiving and advocates to ensure parents obtain the resources they need to put their children on a path of healing.
Raegan Oster, LMSW, TBRI®
Raegan has spent her career serving children, families, and adults from hard places across various settings including schools, residential treatment centers, and child placing agencies. Known for her witty one-liners, parents and caregivers quickly learn how to apply the trauma-responsive techniques she teaches.
TBRI CAREGIVER TRAINING®
Course Description: TBRI is a parenting intervention created by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross at Texas Christian University. With a foundation in attachment, this program is specifically designed to help children who have been impacted by trauma. The TBRI Caregiver Training is delivered by TBRI Practitioners trained through the Karyn Purvis Institute of Childhood Development. The formats include either live virtual training or in-person training, taking between 16 and 20 hours to complete with both including interactive, practical activities that leave participants feeling equipped to utilize the techniques within their families and staff.
1. Understand the basics of trauma’s impact on the developing brain.
2. Learn techniques that are proved to be effective with the behaviors of children who have experienced abuse, neglect, grief, and loss.
3. Comprehend the effect that adult attachment has on helping children heal.
Interested in becoming CEU certified but can’t make it this time? Don’t worry! We offer these training multiple times a year. Fill out the form below to be reminded of our next training dates!