Training and Support Groups

Fostering Hope Austin offers training to families and ministries. We also equip leaders to provide support groups and mentoring through their churches. We have training all year long, so be sure to check out what is going on regularly through out Facebook page and this site.

We have a great line up of trainings coming up in the fall!

Although there are no trainings scheduled this summer, below is a list of suggested books to read and videos to view!

1. The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog: What Traumatized Children can Teach Us About Loss, Love and Healing by Bruce Perry, M.D, PhD, and Maia Szalavitz

Note: this book is also available in audiobook format

2. The Connected Child by Karyn B. Purvis Ph.D., David R. Cross Ph.D., and Wendy Lyons Sunshine

Note: Chapter 4 is available for free here: http://child.tcu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/The-Connected-Child-Chapter-Four.pdf )

3.Nadine Burke Harris: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

https://ed.ted.com/on/iOyQVfhd

4. TBRI: Trust-Based Relational Intervention by The Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWScSJKjn1A