Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Training: September 27-29, 2023
Online Event (via Zoom) over 3 days, 5 ½ hours per day
This three-day virtual training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy will be led by TF-CBT National Trainer, Carrie Epstein, LCSW-R. Training registration and fees include 12 consultation calls (approximately twice per month).
Date and time (times listed are Eastern Time; please check your local time)
· Wednesday, September 27th, 2023: 10:00 am-3:30pm Eastern Time
· Thursday, September 28th, 2023: 9 am -2:30 pm Eastern Time
· Friday, September 29th, 2023: 9:00 am-2:30 pm Eastern Time
Training Fee: $675 per person, includes 3-day training (5 ½ hours per day) and 12 one-hour, twice-per-month consultation calls
To Register: Email Carrie Epstein, LCSW-R, National TF-CBT Trainer, Co-Director of the Yale Center for Traumatic Stress and Recovery at [email protected]
About the Trainer: Carrie Epstein, LCSW-R is Co-Director of the Yale Center for Traumatic Stress and Recovery and Assistant Professor at the Yale Child Study Center at the Yale University School of Medicine. For the past 30 years, Ms. Epstein has been providing treatment, supervision and consultation on providing mental health treatment and on developing new programs for children and families impacted by trauma and traumatic grief. She is recognized internationally as an expert in the field of child trauma, child traumatic grief and disaster response, providing training and consultation to organizations nationally and internationally, including to multiple countries across Europe, Lebanon and China. One of the original Principal Investigators of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), Ms. Epstein has responded to and provided consultation after multiple school shootings and other mass casualty events, including the attacks on September 11th, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Virtual Training Description: This virtual training will provide mental health professionals with a comprehensive understanding of TF-CBT and an intensive review of all of the TF-CBT treatment components, with a specific focus on clinical implementation strategies. The training includes a review of trauma assessment techniques, including assessment of trauma history and trauma symptoms, using standardized clinical instruments. This training and consultation series meets eligibility requirements for National TF-CBT Certification.
· Assessment of Trauma History and Symptoms
· Psychoeducation and Parenting Skills
· Affective expression and regulation
· Cognitive coping
· Trauma narrative and processing
· In vivo mastery of trauma reminders
· Conjoint child-parent sessions
· Enhancing future safety and development
Prerequisites: Training participants are required to complete the TF-CBT web-based learning course prior to this training. TF-CBTWeb can be found at https://tfcbt2.musc.edu/ . This web-based training provides 11 CEs and costs an additional $35 to be paid to the TF-CBTWeb (MUSC) website.
· Training participants must have completed or be working toward a master’s degree or higher in a mental health field.
· Training prerequisite: Training participants are required to complete the TF-CBT web-based learning course prior to this training. TF-CBTWeb can be found at https://tfcbt2.musc.edu/ . This web-based training provides 11 CEs and costs an additional $35 to be paid to the TF-CBTWeb (MUSC) website.
· Consultation Group Call Requirements: During Zoom-based consultation calls, participants are required to:
o Attend a minimum of 9 out of 12 consultation calls.
o Have identified and begun trauma-focused assessment of TF-CBT cases as of the second TF-CBT consultation call.
o Be implementing TF-CBT with cases throughout the time period of the consultation calls.
o Carry a minimum of 2 TF-CBT training cases, use assessments, present on TF-CBT cases at least twice during consultation calls, and receive feedback and direction through Zoom-based consultation calls