TBRI® in Tennessee

Safe & Secure TN invites caregivers and professionals to join our training opportunities designed to educate participants in the principles of TBRI®. This intervention is utilized to foster healthy relationships through the integration of healing-centered practices. Choose an Overview of relational trauma and TBRI®, a comprehensive look at the 3 foundational principles: Empowering, Connecting, and Correcting, or explore how TBRI® has been applied in other organizations and homes. Sessions are available online through Eventbrite.

Introduction and Overview of TBRI®

Sept 1, 2022 ; 11:00-1:00 CST ; $10/participant

TBRI® is designed to meet the complex needs of children who have experienced adversity, toxic stress, and/or trauma. The Introduction and Overview TBRI® focuses on the impacts of relational trauma and toxic stress and explores the components of TBRI® – Empowering, Connecting, and Correcting. Participants will learn the “why” behind children’s behaviors and identify specific strategies for keeping connection at the heart of the relationship.

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Foundations of TBRI® Series

Fall 2022 ; Oct 20, Oct 27, Nov 3, Nov 10 ; 11:00-1:00 CST ; $25/participant for all 4 Modules

Oct 20 Module 1: Relational Trauma

Oct 27 Module 2: Connecting

Nov 3 Module 3: Empowering

Nov 10 Module 4: Correcting

The Foundations Series is presented across 4 modules: Relational Trauma, Connecting, Empowering, and Correcting. This option is ideal for participants who seek a deeper understanding of TBRI® to begin implementing the intervention. The Relational Trauma module explores how adversity, particularly in early relationships, impacts children’s development and functioning. The Connecting module emphasizes how caregivers attune to children’s needs to build trust and foster felt safety. The Empowering module emphasizes the importance of recognizing the physical needs (e.g., nutrition, sensory processing) of both the children and their caregivers. The Correcting module equips caregivers to address behaviors both proactively and responsively, while maintaining connection.

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Applications of TBRI®

Dec 8, 2022 ; 11:00-1:00 CST ; $10/participant

TBRI® has been utilized across a variety of settings, including homes, residential treatment centers, schools, churches, and community agencies. This session explores how organizations have implemented TBRI® across systems. Specific strategies and applications of the intervention are discussed.

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