Adoptive and foster parents learned about therapeutic massage and its role in the specific treatment of children with trauma history, after which they did practice under supervision.

This week we had Janet Feavel, a certified massage therapist with whom we made a journey in the role of therapeutic massage for children with trauma history. Adoptive and foster parents were trained in the therapeutic principles of the massage, after which they had the opportunity to practice under supervision. Massage is particularly relevant for the…

Emotional disorders and social connectivity issues are now addressed through Tzuby’s Kids therapy programs

We have recently begun to include music therapy sessions as part of a therapeutic intervention program for children with a history of abandonment, severe neglect and abuse. Our children are extremely excited and they are hardly waiting for the following sessions. Music therapy addresses emotional disorders, social connectivity issues, communication skills and cognitive abilities through musical…

Trauma training for students at the Faculty of Theology and Social Work: “Now things are clearer for me and I better understand the causes of children’s behavior”

Yesterday, we have trained students from the Faculty of Theology and Social Work in truma-informed caregiving and intervention techniques to children with a history of trauma. We begin to address future social workers as well, because we want a competent generation to work with children within the protection system. We invest all this effort so that…

A new project takes shape: training in competent management of the behavior of children with trauma history for teachers and school directors

We’ve spent this last weekend with our friends from Respiro Association at the Respiro Schools Teachers’ Convention and we had the opportunity to train teachers and school directors to better understand children with a history of trauma. Adoptive and foster parents often tell us the situations in which adopted children go to school and we realize how important it…

Tzubitzii now have a minibus – thank you all who made it possible!

Last week, we started to set the dates for major events next year and we can now plan them without emotion because we have the transportation we need to do it. Special thanks to our friends from the Respiro Association for the minibuses that we have generously offered to this year’s activities, as well as…

You can now sign-up for the most important adoption event in Romania!

The Summit of the Romania Without Orphan Alliance will be held this year in Cluj-Napoca between 8-10 November 2018 at Grand Hotel Italia . Over 1,000 adoptive parents, foster parents and social workers, children adopted or placed in foster care, NGO workers, employees and directors of the DGASPC, will come together to discover what we can do best for…

We need a minibus for Tzubitsi – would you like to contribute?

“The Tzubitsi” are the reason we exist: children living in orphanages, social apartments, or in need for family integration support either in foster or adoptive families. They have all been abused, severely neglected and/or abandoned therefore we support them with emotional and behavioral development, sensory processing, and therapeutic interventions through art and play.  The development of…