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TF-CBT Training and Implementation Support
November 16 - November 20$875.00
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Training and Implementation Support
Dates: November 16, 17, 19, 20, 2020
Time: All Days: 8:30am-12:30pm MST
The training will take place via Zoom.
The cost of the training is $875 for the four-day live virtual training and 12 case consultation calls.
Students may attend the TF-CBT training and consultation for $250.00 with proof of current student ID or transcript. To request this rate please contact Brooke Guarienti at Brooke.Guarienti@colorado.edu.
Early Career (you’ve graduated with your Master’s in the past 3 years) – early career professionals may attend the TF-CBT training and consultation for $700.00 with proof of graduation (e.g. diploma). To request this rate please contact To request this rate please contact Brooke Guarienti at Brooke.Guarienti@colorado.edu
Group Agency Discount: If your organization or agency sends 10 or more clinicians to our training a 20% discount will be offered to the overall training cost. To request this discount please contact Brooke Guarienti at Brooke.Guarienti@colorado.edu
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- Please contact Brooke.Guarienti@Colorado.edu if you have any questions about training, consultation, preparatory work, or web-based registration.
TF-CBT is a short-term, evidence-based treatment for children, ages 3-18, who have experienced trauma (e.g., child abuse, domestic violence, traumatic grief, and other traumatic events) and their caregivers. This components-based psychotherapy model incorporates trauma-sensitive interventions with cognitive behavioral, family, and humanistic principles. TF-CBT is empirically supported for use with youth impacted by trauma and co-occurring mental health problems. It is designated a Model Program by SAMHSA’s National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) and has received the highest scientific rating as a Well-Supported-Effective Practice by the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (http://www.cebc4cw.org) Clinical research shows that TF-CBT significantly reduces children’s symptoms of PTSD and improves overall mental health in children and caregivers.
These four-day virtual trainings will provide mental health and related professionals with a comprehensive understanding of TF-CBT as well as hands-on opportunities to practice the TF-CBT components.
Psychoeducation and Parenting Strategies
Affective expression and regulation
Trauma narrative and processing
In vivo exposure
Conjoint parent-child sessions
Enhancing personal safety and future growth
- Identify and engage children and families who would benefit from TF-CBT
- Describe the treatment components and understand the underlying rationale of each component
- Learn and practice skills to implement PRACTICE treatment components
- Learn how to link trauma assessment results to TF-CBT treatment plans and track treatment progress over time
- Learn several creative approaches for doing the Trauma Narrative and practice exposure techniques
- Learn strategies for addressing distorted and unhelpful trauma-related cognitions
- Address common barriers to treatment implementation
Kimberly Shipman, Ph.D.
Dr. Shipman is on faculty at the Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is a developmental and child clinical psychologist with expertise in child development, child trauma, parent-child communication, and evidence-based mental health treatment. She is an expert in TF-CBT and completed the “train-the-trainer” program with its developers. She regularly conducts TF-CBT trainings as well as training in other evidence-based practices.
Monica Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Dr. Fitzgerald is on the faculty at the Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and her clinical and research interests focus on the impact of child abuse and trauma exposure on children’s psychosocial and emotional adjustment and the implementation of evidence-based, trauma-focused interventions in community service settings. She is the Director of the Evidence-Based Practice Training Initiative and conducts federally funded intervention research on TF-CBT and co-leads SAMHSA funded National Child Traumatic Stress Network with Dr. Shipman. Dr. Fitzgerald is an expert in TF-CBT and Abuse-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She regularly conducts trainings and provides consultation for these models nationally and internationally.
Marcela Torres Pauletic, Ph.D.
Dr. Pauletic is on faculty at the Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is a child clinical psychologist with expertise in child development, child trauma, early childhood mental health, family-focused evidence-based mental health treatments and school-based prevention and mental health programming. She completed the “train-the-trainer” and “train-the-consultant” programs with TF-CBT developers. She regularly provides TF-CBT training and consultation as well as training in other evidence-based practices.