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 therapeutic camp for institutionalized children

During 25-29 July 2016, within a kids’ camp organized by Anchor of Hope Romania, we had our first opportunity to implement therapeutic principles 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 with during…

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…

An emotional evening for 30 prospective adoptive parents, volunteers and specialists

Yesterday evening we had the opportunity to meet not less than 30 prospective adoptive parents, volunteers working with abandoned children and specialists. We saw excitement and genuine interest in this introductory session of TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention®) as well as a strong desire to help the healing process of children experiencing abandonment, neglect or abuse. Trauma concepts…

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…