Small Groups

Become a trauma-informed parent in your community

Education with others enhances the learning process. Chosen offers trauma-informed classes in a small group setting from the convenience of your own home.


Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI™) Small Group Classes, Chosen - Adoption | Foster & Orphan Care Outreach | Mentoring

Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI™) Small Group Classes

 

Taught live by a trained TBRI™ Practitioner using materials created by the Karyn Purvis Institute for Child Development, this class covers the three TBRI™ Principles: Connecting, Correcting, and Empowering. This class is ideal for foster/adoptive parents and relative caregivers with children of any age. Parents will learn:

  • How to create a stronger attachment with your children.
  • Correction techniques that are effective with children who have experienced trauma.
  • Practical tools that will help your child build greater resilience in their lives.

The class costs $295* and includes:

  • Six 90-minute long sessions from your home computer
  • Two individual hour-long parent coaching sessions with a TBRI Practitioner
  • Support from the other parents in the class via a private group chat
  • TBRI™ Handouts
  • Professionally scored assessments of your child’s trauma-related behaviors
  • Certificates of Completion

 

*Scholarships are available

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Trauma Competent Caregiver Small Group Classes, Chosen - Adoption | Foster & Orphan Care Outreach | Mentoring

Trauma Competent Caregiver Small Group Classes

This practical curriculum created and published by Back2Back Ministries teaches caregivers how to become competent with skills needed to parent children from trauma. Parents wanting comprehensive training in trauma-informed parenting will love these sessions! Taught live by a trained parent educator, parents will learn:

  • The goals of children welfare for children;
  • The essential elements of trauma-informed care;
  • The lifetime potential impact of childhood traumatic stress;
    • To recognize how childhood traumatic stress is exacerbated by ongoing stressors in a child’s life
    • To identify coping responses that promote positive adjustment
    • To identify new strategies, techniques and skills to manage children with a traumatic history
    • To identify strategies to promote caregivers’ own self-care

    The class costs $575* and includes:

    • Eleven 90-minute long sessions from your home computer
    • Three individual hour-long parent coaching sessions with a TBRI Practitioner
    • Support from the other parents in the class via a private group chat
    • Trauma Competent Caregiver handouts and supporting materials
    • Professionally scored assessments of your child’s trauma-related behaviors
    • Certificates of Completion

 

*Scholarships are available

Next Session Coming Soon


PACE Small Groups, Chosen - Adoption | Foster & Orphan Care Outreach | Mentoring

PACE Small Groups

Caregivers who are looking to improve their connection with their children from hard places will benefit from Chosen’s four-week-long PACE classes. Using the four tenets of PACE (playfulness, acceptance, curiosity, and empathy). PACE is a component of attachment-focused family therapy, called Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy. This type of therapy is rooted in attachment and intersubjectivity theory. Research shows that healthy attachment and intersubjectivity are crucial for healthy development. Children who have experienced abuse and neglect are at risk of developing complex developmental trauma. PACE can be an important tool in reversing those effects.

 

This Small Group class will teach parents how to communicate with their children. This communication will focus on building your child’s felt safety is achieved when expressing thoughts and feelings. As parents use this method of communication, attachment to their child will strengthen, and healing can begin.

 

The class costs $195* and includes:

  • Four one-hour long sessions from your home computer with a practitioner trained in PACE
  • Practice with real-time feedback as to how to implement PACE in your home
  • Support from the other parents in the class via a private group chat
  • Certificates of Completion

*Scholarships are available

Next Session Coming Soon

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