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An Introduction to TBRI: Trust Based Relational Intervention

Firefly Family Connection Center 3610 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN, United States

TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. TBRI® uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. While the intervention is based on years of attachment, sensory processing, and neuroscience research, the heartbeat of TBRI® is connection. This […]

$50.00

New Foster Parent Policy

Microsoft Teams
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Before you get your first placement, let’s take some time to review some important policies that you’ll be expected to adhere to once you have a foster child in your home. This is a great course for both newly licensed homes as well as veteran foster families who may want a refresher.

Free

RAPT I: Orientation

Microsoft Teams
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RAPT I is designed to serve as an introduction to both Indiana DCS and Firefly Children & Family Alliance. We will cover the process to become a resource and adoptive parent through Firefly, and discuss the role of resource parents as members of a child's team. We will also explore the potential impact of fostering and adoption on children. 

Free

Lunch and Learn: Self Care

Microsoft Teams
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Bearing witness to trauma, and the aftermath of trauma, on a daily basis is so difficult. Each and every one of us deserves to be cared for and nurtured. The absence of self-care is neglect and we, unfortunately, do neglect our own needs and well-being at times. In this Lunch & Learn, we will talk […]

$10.00

RAPT III / Therapeutic Training

Microsoft Teams
Virtual Event Virtual Event

RAPT III and Therapeutic Training offer an in-depth discussion of the following important topics: attachment, discipline, and the effects of caregiving on the family. In this two-day training, we’ll cover multiple aspects of trauma-informed, therapeutic parenting, including child sexual abuse; treatment options and behavior expectations for children who have sexually inappropriate behaviors; and how to establish strong bonds with foster children while helping them build coping skills. All discussions are rooted in understanding how children respond to trauma, how trauma can interfere with development and functioning, and how trauma can affect children’s view of themselves and their future.

Free

RAPT I: Orientation

Microsoft Teams
Virtual Event Virtual Event

RAPT I is designed to serve as an introduction to both Indiana DCS and Firefly Children & Family Alliance. We will cover the process to become a resource and adoptive parent through Firefly, and discuss the role of resource parents as members of a child's team. We will also explore the potential impact of fostering and adoption on children. 

Free