Mavrode Educational Services

Putting Families First

Hawley, is about sixteen miles north of Abilene, Texas and is populated by 640 souls.  Yet because of its close proximity to its large neighboring big brother, this small American town is facing big town challenges.  The population of foster children in Region 2 where both Abilene and Hawley are located has grown astronomically. Part …

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According to the Texas Christian University Institute of Child Development, Trust-Based Relational Intervention or 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 to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm …

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