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Would you like to equip your staff and/or clients to better meet the emotional and behavioral needs of the kids you serve?
Nurturing Change is now offering TBRI® Training Classes to schools, churches, social service agencies, and other organizations that serve kids and families.
Our TBRI® classes will train your staff and clients in a trauma-informed intervention that will empower them to bring emotional healing and behavioral transformation to children and teens. Although these trainings were originally designed to address the unique needs of kids who have experienced adversity, these principles will help your team prevent and address challenging behaviors with any child, while building connection.
Please see below for the training classes we are presently offering. (In some cases, we can design a training specific to your organization's needs.) Classes are offered virtually (in most cases), and our 4 hour classes can be divided into two 2 hour sessions, if needed.
To inquire about pricing and to discuss your organization's specific needs, please complete our brief training inquiry form.
Note: These trainings are being offered to organizations with special permission from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development (KPICD) at Texas Christian University. TBRI® Caregiver trainings are not to be confused with the TBRI® Practitioner trainings, offered by the KPICD.
Introduces participants to the three pillars of TBRI®: Connecting, Empowering, and Correcting. Provides participants with an understanding of how various risk factors impact a child's developing brain, emotions, and behavior, and gives practical solutions on how to facilitate emotional healing and behavioral transformation. This training provides a thorough overview of TBRI® and can stand on its own, or serve as a foundation for our other TBRI® Caregiver Trainings.
Takes a deeper dive into TBRI's® Connecting principles, including mindfulness and engagement strategies. Explores attachment theory, what impact it has on kids' behaviors, and how our attachment style influences the way we care for children. Presents practical ways to connect with kids who come from hard places.
Provides insights into physiological/internal roots of children's behaviors. It provides awareness and practical tips for meeting the sensory needs of children. Includes guidance for creating a safe and predictable environment that facilitates emotional healing and behavioral success.
This training explores how to balance structure and nurture, in order to promote felt safety and behavioral change in children and teens. It explores parenting styles and teaches proactive strategies for shaping future behavior. It provides a deeper dive into the responsive strategies for addressing challenging behaviors, including the IDEAL Response© and Levels of Response™
This training is a condensed version of TBRI's® Connecting, Empowering, and Correcting Caregiver trainings. It is typically combined with the TBRI® Caregiver Introduction and Overview training for one full day (8 hour) training.
This training explores what to do before meltdowns happen (to prepare our kids and ourselves), how brain science helps us to understand meltdowns, how to respond to them, and what to do after a meltdown occurs.
Nurture Groups teach the skills of secure attachment, and are a great way for caregivers to teach positive behaviors to their kids, while building connection. Nurture Groups are also ideal for preventing and addressing both behavioral issues, and sibling rivalry. This highly interactive training teaches the benefits of Nurture Groups and leads participants step-by-step through how to lead a Nurture Group of their own.