Resources for Parents
Child Trauma Academy - Dr. Bruce Perry
One of our favorite authors and specialists in the field.
Post Institute - B. Bryan Post
The Post Institute is a love-based family-centered approach for helping children with challenging behaviors. He coined a new model of human behavior called The Stress Model theory which transforms relationship dynamics. You can also watch Bryan's videos on YouTube.
Karen Purvis Institute of Child Development and Empowered to Connect - Dr. Karyn Purvis
Karyn Purvis was the founder of the TCU Institute of Child Development. She and her team developed research-based interventions for at-risk children. Her institute empowers parents and care-givers to connect with their children and build welcoming and healing environments for children who have come from hard places. Foster and adoption are close to their hearts and they provides national and international training for judges, CPS workers, parents, educators and child care workers.
Dr. Ron Federici, Psy.D
Our Favorite Authors or Books to Read
Dave Ziegler, Jasper Mountain
Gregory Keck and Regina Kupecky
Dr. Michelle Alden
The Connected Child by Karyn Purvis
The Forever Child Series by Nancy A. Clark
Help For the Hopeless Child by Dr. Ron Federici