Facilitator: Liana Lowenstein, MSW., RSW., CPT-S., best-selling author and one of Canada's foremost presenters on childhood trauma.
SickKids CCMH Learning Institute
Pre-requisites: Understanding of the impact of trauma on children, good child psychotherapy skills
This training is suitable for: Mental health clinicians
Learn how to implement this empirically-supported psychotherapy model for treating traumatized children and adolescents into your practice. Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an empirically-supported psychotherapy model for treating traumatized children and adolescents. This two-day workshop will provide the theoretical framework of TF-CBT, and will present creative interventions for each of the 8 treatment components of TF-CBT. Workshop participants will come away with a solid understanding of TF-CBT, strategies for working with hard-to-engage children and learn how to utilize TF-CBT to treat a range of childhood traumas including sexual abuse, domestic violence, traumatic grief, car accidents, natural disasters. This workshop will combine theoretical material with hands-on therapeutic interventions.
Location: SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health - Learning Institute, 114 Maitland Street, Toronto, ON, M4Y 1E1