Trust Based Relational Intervention

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Trust Based Relational Intervention:

A holistic approach for children who have experienced trauma and their caregivers


This training will cover the TBRI Principles of Connecting, Empowering, and Correcting for working with children who have experienced trauma and their caregivers. Participants will assess their personal attachment history, sensory needs, and survival behaviors. Early risk factors and impact on development will be covered, along with practical tools to bring healing to these children and their families. TBRI strategies and responses will be shared to implement with children and their caregivers.



  • Explain the impact of a child’s history on their longterm development
  • Identify early risk factors, types of attachment, and impact on development
  • Apply TBRI Mindfulness Strategies to your personal attachment history
  • Plan how to use Engagement Strategies, Choices, Compromises, and Life Value Terms
  • Describe the physiological roots of behavior
  • List strategies to meet sensory needs
  • Assess your own personal sensory needs
  • Apply self regulation skills to your life and the lives of children and caregivers
  • Analyze how to help caregivers create a safe environment
  • Compare personal survival behaviors and those of children and caregivers
  • Describe the IDEAL response for responding appropriately to behavior
  • Explain the Connecting, Empowering, and Correcting Principles of TBRI

Live or Virtual Training: March 4-5, 2020

Registration Deadline:February 25, 2020



APT Approved Provider: #14-376

Lunch, Snacks, and Drinks Provided


4500 Mercantile Plaza Dr. Ste. 307, Fort Worth, TX 76137

Cost:$400 (Non-Refundable)

There is an added $50. Fee for those who take the training virtually.



Dr. Rhonda Johnson LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, TBRI Practitioner, EMDR-Trained, CEAP              

Dr. Johnson is the owner of a large group private practice, the Center for Counseling and Family Relationships, which was established in 2007. She is also the owner of CCFAM Training, established in 2012, specializing as a Live, Virtual, and Online CEU provider with a focus on supervision, Texas Ethics, play therapy, and children who have experienced trauma. Through CCFAM Training, Dr. Johnson also provides private practice coaching and consulting for mental health professionals in leadership and supervisory roles, as well as supervision for LPC, LMFT, and RPT. She is also a teaching Fellow for B.H. Carroll Seminary. Dr. Johnson has been working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in private practice since 1999. She became a TBRI Practitioner in 2011 for her specialty of working with children who have been adopted domestically or internationally, children in state foster care, and children who have experienced trauma. Dr. Johnson has a personal story of experiencing infertility and being an adoptive parent, which allows her to bring a multidimensional perspective to working with children and families who have adoption as part of their stories.