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On behalf of OHA: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Training

10/26/2020 1:21:12 PM

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Training

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is a highly rated, evidence-based therapy designed to treat children ages 3-17 with an array of trauma histories, including children with multiple and complex traumas in their lives.

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is sponsoring free 20-hour virtual TF-CBT training sessions, conducted via Zoom. Each session is open to up to 25 participants and includes up to a year of TF-CBT consultation at no charge: 

  • Session 1: Tuesday, 10/27/2020 through Friday, 10/30/2020, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST
  • Session 2: Wednesday, 12/2/2020 through Friday, 12/4/2020, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST

This intermediate-level course is designed for mental health professionals who work with children who have experienced trauma, and is approved for continuing education credits by the American Psychological Association and the Association of Social Work Boards.

  • To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must provide the following with their registration: A copy of their completion certificate for the 11-hour, $35 TF-CBT 2.0 web training; proof of purchase of the coursebook; and a copy of their current clinical license or QMHP certification.
  • To attend the training, participants must have a device that allows for both audio and visual transmission, and be visible on the screen during each training session.

Applicants must also attest that they:

  • Provide direct behavioral health services to Medicaid-eligible children and families; 
  • Intend to complete the TF-CBT training within 12 months;
  • If licensed, will apply for TF-CBT certification (total cost $250);
  • Have a weekly caseload of at least 5 children or youth who would benefit from TF-CBT; and
  • Intend to utilize TF-CBT in its entirety and with fidelity (according to the researched protocols and procedures) when providing behavioral health services to 10 or more children and families within the 12 months following completion of the training.

To learn more about the training, read OHA's October 19 announcement.

Register Today by visiting the below link!