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…

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…

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…

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…