Supportive Facilitated Discussion Group: TBRI Connected Child Book Club

The CaRES team leads you through a reading and discussion of The Connected Child by Karyn Purvis. 

The Connected Child lays out the foundational principles for Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI), a therapeutic model that trains caregivers to provide effective support and treatment for at-risk children. 

We’ll dive into the meaning and topics of TBRI during the five weekly meetings, plus discuss new strategies for building connection and managing behaviors. 

The series includes...

  • The connection between what children have experienced, their struggle with difficult behaviors, and how we can move forward with connection.
  • Providing structure and a nurturing environment for children, which includes disarming fear and providing felt safety.
  • Nurturing while addressing challenging behaviors and strategies to make life easier during those challenges.
  • Brain chemistry and impact of trauma on the brain. 
  • Addressing your own needs, healing, and self-care as caregivers.
Caregiver Skills
Caregiver Support and Information
Child Development, Health and Well-Being, Education
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Pre-Learning Assignments: 
Obtain a copy of The Connected Child by Karyn Purvis
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  • Apr 4, 2022 5:30PM to 7:30PM
  • Apr 11, 2022 5:30PM to 7:30PM
  • Apr 18, 2022 5:30PM to 7:30PM
  • Apr 25, 2022 5:30PM to 7:30PM
  • May 2, 2022 5:30PM to 7:30PM