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TF-CBT 2-Day Training

March 16 @ 7:30 am - March 17 @ 4:00 pm


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

Pittsburgh, PA                March 16 & 17, 2017

Conference Co-directors
Anthony P. Mannarino, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Drexel University College of Medicine Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry Director, Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents Allegheny General Hospital Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Judith Cohen, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Drexel University College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry
Medical Director, Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents
Allegheny General Hospital Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Conference Overview
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.

Intended Audience and Course 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 model

Training Prerequisite
Participants are required to complete the free online training course “TF-CBT Web” available at www.musc.edu/tfcbt  prior to attending the training.

Registration Information tf-cbt-pittsburgh-2017-brochure
The registration fee includes conference materials, CE credits and continental breakfast, break refreshments and lunch both days.

Fee: $225
deadline: March 9, 2017
(After this date, registrations will be taken on a space available basis.)

To Register: To register online, please visit our Web site at www.aghcme.org; select Conference Schedule from the left menu and scroll down to locate the conference. To register by mail, please complete the registration form and return with the registration fee to:

Continuing Medical Education Allegheny General Hospital 320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212-4772
(412) 359-4952
(412) 359-8218 fax

The preferred method of payment is by VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover; however, checks will be accepted made payable to Allegheny General Hospital.

Additional Information
For additional questions concerning the conference, please contact the Continuing Medical Education office by e-mail: cjackel@wpahs.org, by calling (412) 359-4952 or by fax at (412) 359-8218.


March 16 @ 7:30 am
March 17 @ 4:00 pm


Allegheny General Hospital -Continuing Medical Education
(412) 359-4952


Allegheny General Hospital – Magovern Conference Center
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4772 United States
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