(Whiting) Trust-Based Parenting: Creating Lasting Changes in Your Child’s Behavior

(Whiting) Trust-Based Parenting: Creating Lasting Changes in Your Child’s Behavior

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Date(s) - Thursday, September 5, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Whiting Christian Church


Based on the Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Model; Created by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross, Founders of the Empowered to Connect Conference

Dr. Purvis coined the phrase “children from hard places” to describe children who have experienced abuse, neglect, abandonment and/or trauma in early development. Their survival behaviors can be confusing, frustrating, and difficult to manage even for the most patient and loving parents. We are excited to have access to the nearly four-hour video featuring Drs. Purvis and Cross coaching families in skills and strategies for applying TBRI Empowering, Connecting, and Correcting Principles to everyday life to build. Segments of this video will be used in our discussion and training to help our foster, adoptive, and relative families make the connections and build the trust needed to help children better manage their behaviors.

We will be using the Trust Based Parenting Video:

A. Taking the “Bad” Out of Behavior: Understanding Your Child’s Actions (15 min video clip)

Discussion (10 min)

B. TBRI: The Building Blocks for Behavioral Change (14 min video)

Discussion – Referencing Empowered to Connect material and understanding the importance of Connections, Repetition, Consistency, and Trust

C. TBRI Empowering Principles: Laying the Foundation for Change ( 29 min video)

Discussion and referencing situations/examples and importance of being consistent and present (10 min)

D. TBRI Connecting Principles: Building a Trusting Relationship (38 min)


Discussion of tools to use in building relationships

  • Being mindful of children’s past experiences — how to build connections is different for each child.
  • Ask self: How am I contributing to what is going on in my home — Slow down — Mirror (self)
  • Whole CHILD — Connect – Safety – Relationship  (10 min)

E. TBRI Correcting Principles: Scripting New Behavior – (42 min)

  • Scripting New Behavior
  • Teaching Life Values
  • Sharing Power
  • The Re-do: Try It Again
  • The “Real Child”
  • Scaffolding: Supporting Your Child
  • Change Requires Repetition

This training has been approved for 2 hours of foster parent training credit.

Instructor: Jill Stone, Children’s Square and LSI


Please print and fill out this certificate and bring it to the training. Have your caseworker and training facilitator sign the form to ensure you receive the CEUs available. Always notify your caseworker or recruiter of your intention to attend any of the training or support group events on this calendar. Acceptable proof would also include the signature of the trainer on either training materials or notes that includes the title and date of the training.

If you have any questions, please call 712.455.2250.


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