Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) 2-Day Training
October 21 - October 22$400.00
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Virtual Basic Training
Date: Oct 21st & 22nd, 2021 (2 Day)
Time: 9:00AM – 5:00PM EST each day
Cost: $400 per person, inclusive of Basic TF training and 12 consultation calls
Location: Virtual event. We will use the Zoom platform, and an invitation will be sent to registrants closer
to the conference.
- 1) Participants must have a device that allows for both audio and visual transmission
2) Participants must be visible on the screen for the full training (minus planned breaks, of
– Registration closes 24 hours before the start of the training
– Full refunds for cancellation are awarded up to 7 days before the start of the training
Prerequisites: Must complete the TF-CBT web-based learning course prior to this 2-day training.
- TF-CBTWeb can be found at https://tfcbt2.musc.edu/
- This web-based training provides 11 CEs and costs an additional $35
- You will be asked to upload your completion certificate prior to checking in to the 2-day
training. You can upload it at www.tfcbtconsulting.com. Click on the Registration section and
upload the file.
- The completion certificate does not expire. If you completed the course XX years ago, just print
out a copy of your certificate and present it to the trainer.
Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is a heavily researched,
evidence-based form of therapy designed to treat children who have experienced a traumatic
event and struggle with subsequent emotional and/or behavioral problems. The model treats
children with an array of trauma histories, including children with multiple and complex traumas
in their lives. To learn more about TF-CBT, please visit: https://tfcbt.org/
This course is designed for mental health professionals who work with children who have
experienced trauma. It is an intermediate level course.
2 Day Agenda
8:00 AM Intro to childhood trauma
9:30 AM BREAK
9:40 AM TF-CBT foundations (continued)
10:55 AM BREAK
11:05 AM Psychoeducation
11:35 AM Parenting
12:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 PM Parenting (continued)
2:05 PM Relaxation
2:35 PM BREAK
2:45 PM Affect
3:15 PM Cognitive
4:00 PM END
8:00 AM Cognitive (continued)
9:00 AM BREAK
9:10 AM Trauma Narrative
10:40 AM BREAK
10:50 AM Trauma Narrative (continued)
12:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 PM Trauma Narrative (continued)
1:30 PM Conjoint
2:00 PM BREAK
2:10 PM In vivo
2:40 PM Enhancing safety
3:10 PM Graduation and Secondary Traumatic Stress
3:40 PM Calls and certification
4:00 PM END
Trainer: Alicia Meyer, Ph.D.
Dr. Meyer is a nationally certified TF-CBT trainer. She is the Executive Director of a non-profit
agency devoted to the assessment and treatment of traumatized children. She is also the former
Director of Mental Health at multiple Child Advocacy Centers (CAC) and an expert in trauma
informed care for children. She often teaches these principles to community providers, the
courts, child protection agencies, and States Attorneys. Her particular areas of expertise include
child maltreatment and healthy parenting practices, and she conducts forensic assessments
related to these issues. She is also often called upon to provide expert witness testimony to the
Please contact Dr. Meyer at [email protected] or 301-351-7257 for questions about the
course or to make ADA accommodation requests.
a. Identify at least 3 ways that trauma impacts child development
b. Be able to reference at least 3 pieces of research discussing the evidence supporting the use of
c. Identify and describe the rationale for each component of the TF-CBT model
d. Describe 2-3 strategies to accomplish the goals of the Stabilization phase
e. Describe 2-3 strategies to accomplish the goals of the Trauma Narrative phase
f. Describe 2-3 strategies to accomplish the goals of the Integration phase
– Psychologists: 13 CEs. Alicia’s Place is approved by the American Psychological Association
to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Alicia’s Place maintains responsibility for this
program and its content.
– Social Workers: applied for consideration of SW CE credits through ASWB ACE
– A completion certificate is provided to the trainee at the conclusion of the 2-day training. In
order to receive this completion certificate:
*Participants must fully attend all training days
*Complete and turn in a course evaluation
Listed here are the criteria to become a certified TF-CBT therapist:
https://tfcbt.org/tf-cbt-certification-criteria/. This 2-day training and subsequent consultation calls
meet some of the certification requirements, but please note other steps are necessary before
receiving TF-CBT certification. Although encouraged and generally beneficial to therapists and
their organizations, certification is optional.
At the end of the 2-day training, participants will be asked to sign up for a consultation call
group. There is no extra charge for these calls, as it is included in your registration fee.
Generally, therapists participate in one consultation call per month for a period of 12 months.
Occasionally, groups can request two consultation calls per month for 6 months. The
consultation calls occur on Mondays and Tuesdays for one hour between the hours of 10:00 and
2:00 Eastern Standard Time. If you cannot make these calls then you will be responsible for
finding and funding another avenue to meet this certification requirement.