Start date: December 7, 2022
End date: December 9, 2022
All-day event
Location: Zoom

Introduction to Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Overview: TF-CBT Virtual Training is a 3-half/day training program that prepares therapists and clinicians to use an innovative and evidence-based form of therapy for children. Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or TF-CBT, is specifically adapted for children who have experienced trauma and who are having significant emotional and/or behavioral problems related to their traumatic life events.

Virtual training schedule is 3-days/4-hrs per day including breaks. Dates and times:  Weds. Dec. 7th from 1-4 PM ET; Thurs. Dec. 8th from 8:30 AM-12:30 PM ET; Fri. Dec. 9th from 8:30 AM-12:30 PM ET

Cost: $325   (Access to consultation sessions will be made available for an additional fee).

Registration link: URL is

Registration for 3-half/day virtual training includes all course materials and 11 Continuing Education Credits*.  Participants of this training are required to have a Master’s level degree, or be actively enrolled in a Master’s level program. Registration fee does not include TF-CBT consultation call requirement. Consultation calls are not part of the intro training course. Further information is provided during the training.* *

Pre-Training Requirements:

Participants of this training are required to have a Master’s level degree or be currently enrolled in a Master’s level program.  All course attendees are required to complete the online TF-CBT web-based learning course (for a small fee, separate from this training) prior to the in-person or virtual training.  TF-CBTWeb is located at:  . Attendees will be required to bring proof of completion of the online training to the in-person or virtual training, for the trainer’s verification.

**Questions about Consultation Calls and full Certification options and requirements will be provided during the training days, for registered participants.

Please reach out to [email protected] with questions.

About the Trainer:  Kristine Buffington, MSW, LISW-S

Kristine is a certified TF-CBT trainer, with more than 20 years of experience.  Kristine is considered an expert in trauma informed care and trains providers, courts, agencies, and therapists nationwide in TF-CBT under the direction of Judith Cohen, MD and Anthony Mannarino, Ph.D., the developers of this treatment model. Kristine served as Chair of the Ohio Department of Mental Health Child Trauma Task Force Training and Evidence Based Practices Committee. She is a former member and past chair of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) Juvenile Delinquency Committee.