Via recorded webinar
Course can be purchased on sale now, videos and full access will be sent on October 21, 2020 after the live training only. Note: This recorded webinar awards 12 CE Non-contact APT credits.
Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an empirically-supported psychotherapy model for treating traumatized children and adolescents. The effectiveness of this approach is enhanced by integrating creative, developmentally appropriate interventions so that children will engage in treatment.
This two-day webinar will provide an overview of TF-CBT and will present creative play therapy interventions for the 8 components of TF-CBT: Psychoeducation, Relaxation, affective modulation, cognitive processing, trauma narrative, in vivo mastery, conjoint child- parent sessions, and enhancing safety. Therapeutic games, art, stories, and other innovative activities will be presented for use with traumatized children aged 4-16. Strategies for working with hard-to-engage children and parents will also be outlined.
Through case examples, activity demonstrations, experiential exercises, and videos of actual client sessions, this training will combine theoretical material with hands- on therapeutic interventions. You will come away with a solid understanding of TF-CBT, and many new and innovative play therapy techniques for treating traumatized children and adolescents.
Note: This course will provide clinicians with a solid grounding and application of the above skills, but we are not affiliated with and do not offer TF-CBT National Certification. Note to active subscribers: This course is a specialty training and is excluded from the subscription plan, please contact us for discount info.
Original recording date: Part 1: October 19, 2020; Part 2: October 20, 2020Length: 12 CE
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify and apply the basic principles of TF-CBT
- Implement creative play therapy interventions for each of the eight treatment components of TF-CBT
- Explain to clients the therapeutic benefits of completing a trauma narrative
- Implement strategies for engaging resistant children in the completion of a trauma narrative
- Utilize TF-CBT in play therapy sessions to treat a range of childhood traumas including sexual abuse, domestic violence, traumatic grief, car accidents, natural disasters
- Implement strategies for conducting play therapy sessions with children and their parents
Sources and Resources (click to expand)
Cavett, A.M. & Drewes, A. (2012). Play applications and trauma-specific components. In: Cohen, J., Mannarino, A., & Deblinger, E. (Eds.) Trauma-Focused CBT for Children and adolescents: Treatment applications. New York: Guilford.
Cohen, J., Mannarino, A., and Deblinger, E. (2nd Ed.) (2017). Treating trauma and traumatic grief in children and adolescents. New York: Guilford.
Hong, R., & Mason, C.M. (2016). Becoming a neurobiologically informed play therapist. International Journal of Play Therapy, 25(1), 35-44.
Kenney-Noziska, S. (2019). Integrating directive and posttraumatic play therapy to address childhood trauma. Play Therapy 14(2), 12-15.
Lowenstein, L. (2014). Cory helps kids cope with sexual abuse: Playful activities for traumatized children. Toronto, ON: Champion Press.
Perry, D. L., & Daniels, M.L. (2016). Implementing trauma-informed practices in the school setting: A pilot study. School Mental Health, 8(1), 177-188.
Stewart, R. W., Orengo-Aguayo, R., Young, J., Wallace, M. M., Cohen, J. A., Mannarino, A. P., & de Arellano, M. A. (2020). Feasibility and effectiveness of a telehealth service delivery model for treating childhood posttraumatic stress: a community-based, open pilot trial of trauma-focused cognitive–behavioral therapy. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 30(2), 274–289. https://doi.org/10.1037/int0000225
Wymer, B., Ohrt, J. H., Morey, D., & Swisher, S. (2020). Integrating expressive arts techniques into trauma-focused treatment with children. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 42(2), 124-139. https://doi.org/10.17744/mehc.42.2.03
12 CE recorded webinar contact hour(s)
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