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Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children and Adolescents

Author: Scott H Waltman, PsyD, ABPP
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Course Created: 2021

Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 3 hours
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Course Summary

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the most important advancements in the field of psychotherapy (Hofmann, 2021). One iteration of CBT is a specialized treatment called Trauma-focused CBT (TF-CBT) which was created to treat trauma and traumatic grief in children and adolescents. It is considered to be the gold standard of care. This course is an overview of TF-CBT and illustrates how to treat trauma and traumatic grief in children and adolescents from a TF-CBT perspective. The course examines the underlying principles of trauma treatment and presents an applied case example, which is used as a guide throughout the course. This course is designed for social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and counselors whose clinical work with children and adolescents is likely to benefit from this treatment modality.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe trauma and the theoretical underpinnings of trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Explain the PRACTICE approach and specific interventions for providing TF-CBT to children and adolescents
  • Identify clinical considerations in the provision of TF-CBT for children and adolescents.

Course Syllabus

Introduction

Overview of Trauma

PRACTICE

Case Example

Psychoeducation and Parenting Skills

Relaxation skills,

Affective regulation skills

Cognitive coping skills

Trauma narrative and cognitive processing of the traumatic event

In vivo mastery of trauma reminders

Conjoint child-parent sessions

Enhancing safety

Clinical Considerations

Setting

Diversity Considerations

Summary

References

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