Trust-Based Relational Intervention

TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. TBRI® uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. While the intervention is based on years of attachment, sensory processing, and neuroscience research, the heartbeat of TBRI® is connection.

Become a TBRI® Advocate

Become a voice of hope for our children from “hard places!” As a TBRI® Advocate you will learn the skills needed to help bring healing to this fragile population who suffers from the effects of complex trauma.

What is a TBRI® Advocate?

A trained volunteer commissioned by the court who supports families and children in implementing TBRI® principles in a series of 10 home and/or virtual visits.

Who can be a TBRI® Advocate?

TBRI® Advocate must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Pass a background check
  • Complete TBRI® Advocate training (see below)
  • Commit to serving a family for 5-10 hours a month after completing training

TBRI® Advocate Training

TBRI® Advocates must first attend a 2 hour in-person Orientation, which will provide a brief overview of TBRI® and the Advocate role. This will be followed by a series of 1.5 hour virtual TBRI® training help twice a week for 8 weeks via Zoom. A final 8 hour in-person session will cover the Roadmap to Empowerment© (a light breakfast and lunch will be provided).

Get started today!
Fill out a TBRI® Advocate Application

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