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TF-CBT 2-Day Training

June 28, 2018 - June 29, 2018



This 2-day TF-CBT training program 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.

** Participants of this training are required to have a Master’s level degree, and to complete the online TF-CBT web-based learning course in advance by visiting the TF-CBTWeb 2.0 website and click “register”. Please bring your certificate of completion of the online training with you to this training and submit to the trainer, Kristine Buffington.**

Dates: June 28th & 29th, 2018                                                                                                            Check-in will begin at 8:30AM each day and the training will begin promptly at 9:00AM.

Cost: $200.00

Location:  Ohio Association of Child Caring Agencies (OACCA)                                                          2600 Corporate Exchange Dr., 1st Floor                                                                                        Columbus, OH 43231.

Trainer Kristine Buffington, MSW, LISW-S

The training is conducted by Kristine Buffington, MSW, LISW-S, a certified TF-CBT trainer. 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. Kristine also facilitates to the Crisis Management Learning Community of OACCA, where she works with over a dozen providers to implement strategies to reduce use of physical restraint and seclusion of children in residential and day treatment settings.

To Register: 


If you have questions about this training, please contact Ruthie Zimmerman at (614) 461-0014.

Continuing Education Units: The event qualifies for 12 CEUs (6 each day) for Ohio Social Workers and Counselors.

During this training, there will be an opportunity to sign-up to participate in a consultation call series for an additional fee.


Ruthie Zimmerman
(614) 461-0014 ext. 1


Ohio Association of Child Caring Agencies
2600 Corporate Exchange Drive, 1st Floor
Columbus, OH 43231 United States
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