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The Carver Family

The Carver Family

At our annual Hope for the Journey Conference, we introduced you to the Carvers—one of thousands of families transformed by Show Hope and our investment in trauma-informed care, including Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) and its principles. This Christmas, we have strategically planned to raise $600,000 for the continuing impact of our work, yet we cannot…

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Understanding TBRI® Empowering Principles

Understanding TBRI Empowering Principles

Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) is a care model designed to help meet relational and developmental needs of children and youth impacted by trauma. TBRI considers the whole child—his or her brain, biology, behavior, body, and beliefs—and provides parents and caregivers with practical tools and insight to help their child(ren) reach his or her highest potential.…

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Understanding TBRI® Connecting Principles Plus Tips for Connecting With Teens

We were made for relationships, and the fundamental one in a child’s life is family. Children need to know that they are safe, secured, valued, and loved, yet key developmental and relational needs are oftentimes overlooked with traditional parenting models. The truth is, connection builds trust, and trust builds healthy relationships. Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI)…

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Created to Connect: Learning to Trust and Let Go of Fear

The following is an excerpt from “Created to Connect: A Christian’s Guide to the Connected Child.” From Dr. Karyn Purvis with Michael and Amy Monroe, “Created to Connect” serves as a dynamic resource for those looking to draw helpful, encouraging parallels between the Christian faith and the foundational teachings of Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®). What…

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Better Together: How Caring Well for a Child Includes Community

There’s a reason the phrase It takes a village is a popular one among parents and caregivers. Whether the road has led you to adoption and/or foster care, it is important to remember that your journey is not meant to be traveled alone. No matter how much experience you have or how much knowledge you…

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What’s Coming at 2023 Hope for the Journey Conference

What's Coming At Hope for the Journey Conference 2023

Show Hope’s third annual Hope for the Journey Conference premieres Friday, April 14, 2023, with on-demand viewing through June 30, 2023. Designed to equip parents and caregivers meeting the needs of children impacted by adoption and/or foster care, the Hope for the Journey Conference will feature trainers from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development…

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After the 2023 Hope for the Journey Conference

One desire we have for the Hope for the Journey Conference is the beginning of new relationships and opportunities in your community. We do not want the support to end with the conference. The doors that open can vary greatly and may be different than what you had in mind. We encourage you to explore…

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Hope for the Journey 2023 Discussion Guide

As a host of the 2023 Hope for the Journey Conference, the discussion guide below offers suggestions for small group discussion to reinforce what is taught and shared in the conference. Based on the size and needs of your group, you can choose the activities that will work best in your context. It is divided…

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Hope for the Journey 2023 Activities Guide

2023 Hope for the Journey Conference Speaker Line-up

The guide below offers suggestions for activities to reinforce what is taught and shared in the 2023 Hope for the Journey Conference. Based on the size and needs of your group, you can choose the activities that will work best in your context. It is divided by topic, which offers additional flexibility for your schedule. …

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A Light Bulb Moment

Alison Blanchet and her family

Alison Blanchet and her husband knew before they were married that adoption and foster care may very well be a part of their story. But Alison would have no idea how that decision would change the trajectory of her career. And as they had hoped, shortly after they were married, they began the process of…

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