Start date: May 25, 2022
End date: May 27, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Zoom

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training And Consultation

A three-day training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy led by TF-CBT National Trainer, Dr. Carole Swiecicki, Ph.D. The training includes 6 months of twice-monthly consultation and meets training standards for National Certification in TF-CBT.

  1. Event Location: This interactive, live training will be delivered virtually via Zoom
  2. Event Dates: May 25, 26, and 27, 2022
  3. Event Schedule: 9:00am – 2:00pm EST (8:00am-1:00pm CST/6:00am-11:00am PST)
  4. Consultation Time: Consultation includes two, 1-hour calls each month conducted via Zoom. Participants will be sent a Doodle poll to select a consultation call group at the conclusion of the 3 day training.
  5. Training Fee: $585 per person
  6. CE Credits: A maximum of 10 CE credits are available. See below for details.
  7. Deadline/Cancellations: Registration closes Weds, May 18, 2022. Full refunds for cancellation are awarded up to 7 days before the start of the training. All refunds are subject to a 5% processing fee. To request a refund please email [email protected] or complete the form at the bottom of this page.
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  9. Registration space is limited.

For additional information, go to or email [email protected].

Location/Virtual Requirements

  1. All training activities will be conducted on the Zoom platform. Registrants will receive an invitation no later than one week prior to the training.
  2. Training times are in EASTERN standard time.
  3. This training will not be recorded. To become eligible for TF-CBT rostering, all three days of training must be attended live.

Virtual requirements:

  1. Participants must have a device that allows for both audio and visual transmission. Even over Zoom this is an interactive training with role plays and participation!
  2. Participants must be visible on the screen for the full training (minus planned breaks, of course!)

About the Trainers 

TF-CBT Trainer

Dr. Carole Swiecicki is a licensed psychologist, owner at Harbor Maple Counseling and Psychological Services and Affiliate Assistant Professor in the MUSC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She also provides direction on evidence-based practices in responding to child abuse with the Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center and programmatic guidance on traumatic stress with Remolina Support Programs. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at St. Louis University, followed by a psychology internship at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. Her clinical work and research focuses on disseminating effective assessments and interventions for traumatized children, teens, and adults. Dr. Swiecicki has delivered TF-CBT in English and Spanish, and in outpatient, residential, and community (e.g., home, school) settings. Dr. Swiecicki is a national trainer in TF-CBT and Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She is a former member of the board of directors at National Children’s Alliance, Child Advocacy Centers of Virginia and the South Carolina Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers.

Associate Trainer

Erinn F. Portnoy is the Executive Director of the Child Advocacy Center at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field, including 22 years of experience in child maltreatment, the last 14 of which have been spent at the Child Advocacy Center. Ms. Portnoy holds both Bachelor and Master of Social Work degrees from the University of Georgia. She has extensive expertise in child maltreatment and conducts research in the field. Ms. Portnoy is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is trained in Parent Child Interaction Therapy. Ms. Portnoy spearheaded the development of a “Coping in Court” add-on module to TF-CBT conducted with children expected to testify in court, a project funded by the Office for Victims of Crime. She trains community partners, providers, and community members about trauma-informed care, trauma and resilience, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and evidenced-based treatments and best practices, among other

Continuing Education

  • The Medical University of South Carolina’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Office of Continuing Education approves this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 APA CE credit(s). Psychologists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
  • The South Carolina Board of Examiners in Psychology will approve 10.0 Category A Credit(s).
  • The South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists will approve 10.0 hours of continuing education credit(s). Permanent sponsorship approval # 97.
  • The South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners will approve approximately 10.0 hours of designated credit.