Trust-Based Relational Intervention: Introduction and Overview to TBRI - 01/23/24 & 01/30/24 - Webinar

January 23, 2024 to January 30, 2024

Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) is an attachment-based approach to parenting that is designed to meet the complex needs of children. TBRI uses the Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors.

Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) Caregiver Training: Introduction and Overview is designed to give participants exposure to all parts of TBRI® by highlighting the ways in which each section of the intervention strategy fits into the holistic nature of TBRI®. 

Following the training, participants will be able to:

  1. To lay the foundation for deep insight about the impact of a child’s history on their long- term development.
  2. To create a framework for practical intervention and application.
  3. To enhance understanding about how to interpret behavior and respond appropriately.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 Participation
    Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/23/2024 - 9:00am PST
Event ends: 
01/30/2024 - 12:00pm PST
United States

Penny Michel -

Penny Michel is a Development and Facilitation Specialist at the Alliance.  She is member of a team who is responsible for development and facilitation of pre-licensing and continuing education trainings for licensed caregivers, kinship caregivers, adoptive parents and community members.

She began her career in early childhood education and transitioned into the human services field.  This experience provided an opportunity to work in positions as a licensor for childcare and foster care.  She came to the Alliance in 2014 and became a Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner in 2019.

She received her Masters of Social Work (MSW) from UW-Seattle and completed the process to become and Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LISCW.)

Her ideal self-care consists of Forest Bathing with her Dog Nation while they get their zoomies out and traveling with overweight luggage to faraway places to swim with the fishes.

Renee Siers -

Reneé’s journey in Child Welfare began many years ago when she and her husband Tom became foster parents. Over the years she and her husband have adopted four children, which have given them many opportunities to work with the Child Welfare system. Reneé gained a passion for working with families while being a co-trainer for the Resource Family Training Institute. She went back to school and obtained a Master's in Social Work at Eastern Washington University. While working on her Master’s degree she studied attachment and the affects of trauma on children and adults.

Reneé has a desire to help Care Providers gain the tools they need to effectively parent the children who come into their homes. She believes a sense of humor can go a long way when dealing with difficult behaviors.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 Participation
    Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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This is a six hour course offered across 2 sessions. : 
Participants must complete both sessions in order to receive a certificate of completion. 

Session 1: Tuesday, January 23rd:     9:00am - 12:00pm.  
Session 2: Tuesday, January 30th:     9:00am - 12:00pm.  

Please register no later than the day before this scheduled webinar. This will ensure you will receive an email with a link to the class. 

The day before the scheduled event, you will receive an email with the link to join the webinar and the supplemental handouts for the class. If you do not receive your link please check your spam or junk folder, then contact the assigned trainer. 

The webinar will start at the designated time. Please plan to be on time. We cannot give credit or a certificate of completion for courses when more than 15 minutes of the class time has been missed and you will not be admitted to the class. 

Please sign on via the emailed link in advance of the start time to address any technical issues that may arise. We will not be able to assist you after class has started. 

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