Trauma-Informed Podcasts

By Sarah Earles, MS, LPC, NCC | December 01, 2023 

Are you a busy caregiver or parent? Do you want to learn more about how to parent your child from a hard place, but maybe do not have the time right now to attend a lecture or conference? Enter podcasts: your on-the-go resource for trauma-informed education. Below are a few examples of podcasts that provide trauma-informed parenting information:

Family Care Learning Podcast: This is Christian Family Care’s own podcast, featuring professionals from both inside and outside of the organization, as well as foster and adoptive parents themselves. Topics covered include blended families, education, nutrition, trauma, therapy, transitions, and more. This is an extensive library of resources for many issues parents face.
*The Adoption Connection: Hosted by Lisa Qualls, a birth mom and adoptive mom; and Melissa Corkum, an adoptee and adoptive mom. This podcast is a grab bag of questions and answers, workshops, and interviews with experts. The hosts see the hard parts of adoption and encourage parents to look for beauty and good in the process as well.
*The Baffling Behaviors Show with Robyn Gobbel: After nearly twenty years of work in the field of complex trauma, attachment, and adoption, Robyn Gobbel started a podcast to bring trauma-informed information to parents and caregivers everywhere. Her show features solo episodes that draw on her own knowledge, along with professionals from all spectrums of the realm of big, baffling behaviors. She occasionally adds question and answer episodes to address specific needs brought to her by parents in her online community.
*Empowered to Connect: Empowered to Connect is an offshoot of a parenting course created by Michael and Amy Monroe, based on the work of Trust Basted Relational Intervention [TBRI] Founder Dr. Karyn Purvis. Hosted by Adoptive Dad JD Wilson, this podcast teaches parents how to implement TBRI principles. The show features a good mix of adoptive and foster parents, experts in the field, and the organization’s own staff, many of whom have experience with adoption and foster care themselves.
*Honestly Adoption: Founders Mike and Kristin Berry know what it is like to parent children from hard places. In this podcast, they use their experience, as well as their access to experts, to inform, educate, and empower parents like themselves. They cover topics like birthparents, special needs, and more. With hundreds of episodes, their library of resources is large.

*Please note that Arizona Family Counseling/Christian Family Care does not review or endorse any specific podcasts or show episodes other than its own.

Hopefully you find these resources helpful! If not, feel free to explore the wealth of resources for information and connection that you can find in a podcast player of your choice.

Recommended Reads

Love, baby and happy parents bonding and caring for their infant child in their comfy home.
How to Parent a Child in Survival Mode?
Sometimes a child is on survival mode because of past traumas. This is an opportunity to pour into their...
Read More
Happy family on vacation in the mountains
Taking a Break: Benefits and Tips
A break is a way to pursue self-regulation. In times of elevated emotion, it can be hard to pause. But,...
Read More

Are you a busy caregiver or parent? Do you want to learn more about how to parent your child from a hard place, but maybe do not have the time right now to attend a lecture or conference? Enter podcasts: your on-the-go resource for trauma-informed education. Below are a few examples of podcasts that provide trauma-informed parenting information:

Family Care Learning Podcast: This is Christian Family Care’s own podcast, featuring professionals from both inside and outside of the organization, as well as foster and adoptive parents themselves. Topics covered include blended families, education, nutrition, trauma, therapy, transitions, and more. This is an extensive library of resources for many issues parents face.
*The Adoption Connection: Hosted by Lisa Qualls, a birth mom and adoptive mom; and Melissa Corkum, an adoptee and adoptive mom. This podcast is a grab bag of questions and answers, workshops, and interviews with experts. The hosts see the hard parts of adoption and encourage parents to look for beauty and good in the process as well.
*The Baffling Behaviors Show with Robyn Gobbel: After nearly twenty years of work in the field of complex trauma, attachment, and adoption, Robyn Gobbel started a podcast to bring trauma-informed information to parents and caregivers everywhere. Her show features solo episodes that draw on her own knowledge, along with professionals from all spectrums of the realm of big, baffling behaviors. She occasionally adds question and answer episodes to address specific needs brought to her by parents in her online community.
*Empowered to Connect: Empowered to Connect is an offshoot of a parenting course created by Michael and Amy Monroe, based on the work of Trust Basted Relational Intervention [TBRI] Founder Dr. Karyn Purvis. Hosted by Adoptive Dad JD Wilson, this podcast teaches parents how to implement TBRI principles. The show features a good mix of adoptive and foster parents, experts in the field, and the organization’s own staff, many of whom have experience with adoption and foster care themselves.
*Honestly Adoption: Founders Mike and Kristin Berry know what it is like to parent children from hard places. In this podcast, they use their experience, as well as their access to experts, to inform, educate, and empower parents like themselves. They cover topics like birthparents, special needs, and more. With hundreds of episodes, their library of resources is large.

*Please note that Arizona Family Counseling/Christian Family Care does not review or endorse any specific podcasts or show episodes other than its own.

Hopefully you find these resources helpful! If not, feel free to explore the wealth of resources for information and connection that you can find in a podcast player of your choice.

Recommended Reads

Close up lonely little girl hugging toy, sitting at home alone,
Scarcity Mindset in Kids
Kids develop a scarcity mindset as a survival way of thinking designed to promote acquisition of resources...
Read More
The counselor is writing a treatment plan for her patient
Benefits of Creating a Treatment Plan
A treatment plan is a document used in therapy. It keeps you and your therapist accountable for the time...
Read More