Trauma-Informed Parenting: Practical Applications of TBRI®

Kari Dady joins us to talk about applying the guiding principles of Trust-Based Relational Intervention® to typical parenting situations. Kari Dady is a Regional Training & Consultation Specialist with the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development. She is also an adoptive mom who uses trauma-informed parenting and the TBRI® approach daily in her family.


In this episode, we cover:

  • What is parental attachment style, and how does it influence how we parent?
  • How does trauma affect the developing child? 
  • What are some of the different types of trauma that impact a child?
  • What are the core principles of Trust-Based Relational Intervention®(TBRI®)?
  • TBRI® talks about parents needing to make a mindset shift when looking at challenging behavior.  What is this mindset shift?
  • How can parents apply Trust-Based Relational Intervention®(TBRI®) to the following common behaviors:
    • Inability to accept rules, restrictions, or the word “no”
    • Tantrums, 
    • Whining
    • Sleep issues
    • Lying
    • Stealing

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Music Credit: Michael Ashworth

Image Credit: Vlada Karpovich