Donations opportunity for Tzuby’s Kids Training Academy

The project we are raising funds for is a trauma-informed Academy for caregivers from public institutions, foster and adoptive parents, as well as volunteers working with children with a history of trauma. Last year we offered introductory sessions in trauma-informed caregiving to over 350 caregivers, volunteers, adoptive and foster parents. The training sessions have been delivered…

What is most needed by an adoptive parent?

We’ve recently had a camp for foster and adoptive parents in a secluded and picturesque settlement in Arges County. During this camp we were able to go into details concerning the competent care of children with a history of trauma. Participating families shared their experiences and we all left the camp enriched and refreshed. While…

Step by step: our first TBRI camp

During 25-29 July 2016, within a kids’ camp organized by Anchor of Hope Romania, we had our first opportunity to implement TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention®) for 40 children living in state-owned social apartments. Not less than 29 volunteers applied the TBRI principles. For each volunteer, a maximum of 2 children have been assigned to interact…

Caring for Caregivers: A Critical Component of Improving Childhood Wellbeing

Research and common knowledge both suggest that the most influential relationship in a child’s life is with his or her caregiver.  A strong caregiver relationship can limit the effects of trauma, increase a child’s confidence and independence, and empower a child to explore life from a safe base.  Therefore, caring for caregivers- and coaching them…

It helped me better understand the work I do!

Last week we organized an introductory session of TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention®) to better understand children with a history of trauma and help their healing. What’s special about this session is that it had been especially organised for employees of the social apartments owned by the Child Protection System of District 4, Bucharest. Almost 50…

Greetings on behalf of the Romanian children from India!

For Christmas, in a Bethlehem’s manger, God showed us what humility means: ” And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.” (Luke 2, 12) Did you know that in Bucharest there is a district called India? Children who live here are truly…

You showed exactly what such a child is experiencing!

“Tzuby’s Kids” Association, in partnership with the Alliance Romania Without Orphans, organised the first introductory session on “Managing the behaviour of children with a history of trauma” in Bucharest. The session was attended by over 30 foster and adoptive parents, future adoptive parents, volunteers and care givers from social apartments and residential centers. The feedback…

Tzuby’s Kids – One year review

At the end of 2013 we have decided that my wife should take a sabbatical leave. We were not sure for how long and what she would be doing during this time but we were praying, according to Ephesians 2:10, that God will show us the good works He “prepared beforehand, that we should walk…