Can She Handle the Truth? Talking to My Child About Her Story.

Many times kids from a hard place have hard questions about their story. It is crucial that we are able to help them process their story. As parents of children with trauma, we might find it hard to talk to our child about their difficult story . We might find ourselves wondering if they will […]


Parent Support: Creating a Balance of Structure and Nurture

Children need a balance of structure and nurture. This includes creating predictiable, nurturing and safe spaces for our children form a hard place to thrive. In this session we will learn about our double role as parents-- to make children feel our warm love through nurture and to provide guidance and limits through structure. Our […]


Parent Support: Leaving Room for Myself

Parenting children from a hard place can leave us feeling emotionally and physically exhausted. We might feel like we are being pulled into every direction-- school drop off, therapist appointments, family committments and behvioral issues-- and have no room for ourselves. It is so importantant that we learn how to meet our own needs as […]


The Impact of Trauma on a Child’s Behavior

Trauma experienced in early childhood can lead to frustrating behaviors in children. As parents of children with trauma, we might not always understand the "why" behind our child's behavior. We might even catch ourselves thinking, "why don't you just act your age?" In this session, we will take a closer look into how our children […]


Avoiding Meltdowns Through Proactive Correction

As parents, we can run out of strategies to help us correct our children's overwhelming behaviors. Proactively correcting the patterned behavior our children express can help reduce our frustration, as parents. In this session, we will explore the TBRI® Strategies of Correcting to help us expand our parenting tools. Our parent coaching sessions are workshops […]


Trauma Competent Caregiver Training

United Way 911 S Broadway Ave Tyler, TX 75701 United Way 911 S Broadway Ave, Tyler, Texas

We will lead a deep dive with our friends from The Fostering Collective in Tyler, Texas! Join us as we learn about how trauma affects the brain, body and belief system of a child and how, as caregivers, can bring hope and healing to the children we care for. This 2 day training will equip […]


Connecting with My Child: Trauma’s Impact on Attachment

Trauma experienced in early childhood can impact a child's relational patterns. Connection is the primary source of healing for children from a hard place. Many times a child's history has taught them to protect themselves from connection. In this session, we will review how attachment style is formed in early childhood and practical strategies to […]


Connecting with a Child From a Hard Place

Join us for the next training in collaboration with Foster Love Bell County. Connection is such a healing agent for children from a hard place. In this training, we will learn how connection can be healing for a child that has experienced trauma and practical strategies to help us, as caregivers, stay connected to children […]


Empowering Your Child Through the Holiday Season

The holidays can be difficult for children who have experienced early childhood adversity. As a parent, you may be worried about your child's behavior when family visits or when they eat a little too many sweets. Join us for this session of parent support where we will discuss some things to consider when preparing your […]


Correcting with Connection – TBRI® Correction Principles

Join us for the next training in collaboration with Foster Love Bell County. Come to learn more about the TBRI® Connection Strategies for children from a hard place in our third training of this series as we examine our responses to undesired behavior as caregivers. The training is an online event. Certificates will be provided […]


TBRI® for Teens: Correction

In this Parent Support Session, we will look deeper into how to incorporate the correction strategies from TBRI®for teens. Correction is about looking at the need behind the behavior and meeting that need. We might believe our teen has the same skills as their peers, but because trauma impacts development, we will have to teach […]


The Science of Hope

There is hope for children who have experienced adversity! In this introductory session, we will review the neuroscience and attachment research, and develop an understanding of how the heart, mind, body, and soul heal from complex trauma. This training can grow our compassion and lead to healing, transformation, and hope in the life of the […]


When Fear Bullies Your Child

Fear bullies our children that come from a hard place. Learning strategies to maximize their sense of safety is essential for healing. Our parent coaching sessions are online training with a small number of participants. This week we will dive into understanding how fear impacts a child's behavior, causing them to respond with flight, fight, […]


Fostering Hope Babysitting Certification Training (Virtual)

We are so glad you have decided to support foster families and children in your community! Our February event will now be OFFERED VIRTUALLY! Registration is now open and will close on February 5th (or whenever tickets are sold out). There will be a one-day 2-part training you will be required to participate in virtually. […]


A Future and A Hope Conference 2022

First Baptist Church of Georgetown 1333 W University Ave, Georgetown, TX, United States

A Future and A Hope Conference is an adoption and foster conference that has been a part of the Austin community for over a decade.  Learn about foster care, adoption, and trauma-informed care at AFAH 2022. There will be something for everyone: sessions for exploring foster care and adoption, for post-adoptive families, kinship caregivers, and […]

$30 – $50

Avoiding Power Struggles: The Power is Mine to Share

When we don't see the meaning behind behaviors, we are at risk of entering into a power struggle with our children. Children who have experienced trauma have overwhelming behaviors. As parents, we must see the meaning behind the behavior and meet the need for our child to prevent power struggles and optimize healing. In this […]


Access to the Experts: TBRI® For Teens

This training will be offered via Zoom. Date & Time: Thursday, March 24th from 9:00 am-1:00 pm Description: The teenage years can be a difficult transition for adolescents & the adults that love them. With all the stress the world puts on our teens ... we want to make sure their safe space is with […]


Hope for the Journey Conference- Remote Viewing

Did you miss our in person viewing? Here is your chance to access this material remotely from the comfort of your own home. The aim of this  simulcast event will be to shepherd parents and everyday caregivers to a deeper understanding of their children’s needs. By introducing robust resources and sharing practical experiences of successes and […]


Fostering Hope Babysitting Certification Training September 2022

Fostering Hope Family Center 13300 Pond Springs Road, Austin, TX, United States

We are so glad you have decided to support foster families and children in your community! It's been too long, time to get together and build connections. Our September event will be offered in person on a weekday! We hope helps us accommodate those individuals who cannot attend our typical Saturday training. Participating Agencies: Arrow, […]