Start date: March 31, 2022
End date: April 1, 2022
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: George J. Magovern, MD Auditorium, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Traumatized Children and Their Families

Thursday and Friday, March 31-April 1, 2022, 8:00am-4:00pm Eastern
George J. Magovern, MD Auditorium Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), developed by Judith Cohen, Anthony Mannarino, and Esther Deblinger, is an empirically supported treatment for children and families exposed to traumatic life events. This two-day training will provide an intensive review of all of the TF-CBT treatment components, with a specific focus on clinical implementation strategies.

Link for training brochure : TFCBT brochure 3_2022

Conference Co-Directors

  • Anthony P. Mannarino, PhD
    Professor of Psychiatry, Drexel University College of Medicine
    Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Institute – Allegheny Health Network
    Director, Center for Traumatic Stress in Children & Adolescents, Allegheny General Hospital
  • Judith Cohen, MD
    Professor of Psychiatry, Drexel University College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry
    Medical Director, Center for Traumatic Stress in Children & Adolescents , Allegheny General Hospital

Intended Audience and Conference Objectives
This conference is intended for mental health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, licensed counselors, and licensed nurses.
At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:
• Discuss the empirical support for TF-CBT
• Describe the problems addressed by TF-CBT and the core values of this treatment model
• Recognize the importance of parents/caretakers as part of the TF-CBT treatment model
• Describe relaxation skills, affective modulation, and cognitive coping as ways to enhance self-regulation
• Relate the importance of the trauma narration and cognitive processing of the trauma in TF-CBT
• Discuss the role of safety education and safety planning in the TF-CBT mode

Training Prerequisite
Participants are required to complete the online training course “TF-CBT Web2.0” available at prior to attending the in-person training. Participants must bring their certificate of completion for the web-based course to the March 31-April 1, 2022 training.

Registration Information
The registration fee includes conference materials, CE credits and continental breakfast, break, refreshments and lunch both days.
Fee: $250
Deadline: March 28, 2022  (After this date, registrations will be taken on a space available basis).

To Register: Click on . Click on Courses. Type in Trauma. Click on Course and click on Register

Additional Information
For additional questions concerning the conference, please contact the Continuing Medical Education office by e-mail: [email protected]


AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CE for Psychologists
Allegheny Health Network is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Allegheny Health Network maintains responsibility for the program and its content.”
CE for Social Workers
Social Workers may claim credits for attending educational courses and programs delivered by pre-approved providers, such as the American Psychological Association (refer to CE for Psychologists above). For verification, please refer to Continuing Education Regulations §
47.36 #(6) (ix) found at .

Certificates of attendance will be awarded following the conference provided a completed evaluation form is submitted.