Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy is an evidence-based mental health treatment for children and adolescents who have experienced trauma from events such as a sexual or physical abuse. Considered the gold-standard treatment for child trauma, it has repeatedly demonstrated success in reducing trauma symptoms and strengthening the parent-child relationship.
- Online Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training — prerequisite training completed online through the Medical University of South Carolina. Modules can be accessed at any time. (11 CEUs)
- Introductory Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training — Three-day in-person or online workshop facilitated by ARBEST trainers. (15 CEUs) See below for next training dates.
- Consultation Calls — Bi-monthly calls involving case presentations with trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy experts for six months. (12 CEUs) After completing requirements, trainees will receive a letter of completion and will be listed as a trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy provider in the ARBEST clinician directory.
More Training Opportunities
- Advanced Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training — Free, one-day training to further explore advanced topics in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy. Clinicians must have previously attended Introductory Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to be eligible; (6 CEUs)
- National Certification — Becoming nationally certified in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy allows mental health practitioners to grow in their practice of the model and to become more trusted and accessible providers of the therapy.
Introductory Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy — August 2-4, 2023. Registration opens in Spring 2023.