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Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children and Youth: 2-Day Basic Training

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Event Details

This is an evidence-based practice intervention presented by Shannon Dorsey, Ph.D. and sponsored by Sunny Hills Services.

Dates: July 29 and 30, 2013

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm (lunch will be included)

Location: The California Endowment, 1111 Broadway, 7th Floor, Oakland, CA 94607

Cost: $215

CEUs: 14 hours

Training Overview

The workshop will be specifically geared towards therapists and clinical supervisors working with individuals who may have experienced trauma in the past.  The training will focus on TF-CBT components and delivery using the standard model (individual treatment). Training will include didactics, modeling and demonstration, and role plays with feedback.


Trainer Biography

Shannon Dorsey, Ph.D., has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington, School of Medicine and an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology.  Her research is on evidence-based treatments (EBT) for children and adolescents, with a particular focus on EBT for youth impacted by trauma who are involved with child welfare and on clinician training and supervision strategies. She is the Principal Investigator on an NIMH-funded effectiveness trial evaluating Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and evidence-based engagement strategies for youth in foster care – Foster Hope - and is involved in the evaluation of the SAMHSA-funded National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Dr. Dorsey is also currently working on a number of state and government-funded projects with the goal of enhancing outcomes for youth by improving training and supervision of clinicians in community settings. With Ms. Lucy Berliner, Dr. Dorsey also designed and directs the Washington State TF-CBT and CBT Plus Initiative, a statewide training and consultation program for clinicians who serve children and adolescents on Medicaid (funded by the Department of Behavioral Health and Recovery). In addition to this domestic work, Dr. Dorsey also has been focusing on implementing EBT in low and middle income countries. She is a Co-Investigator on an NIMH-funded study examining the feasibility of providing TF-CBT to youth who have been orphaned in Tanzania. 

2-day Training Preparation

All trainees must have a master's degree or be currently enrolled in a master's degree program in social work, psychology, or a related mental health field. All training participants will need to complete a 10 hour on-line pre-training in order to participate in the 2-day training with Dr. Dorsey.  Here is the link to the on-line training: http://tfcbt.musc.edu/ (click on "Register" to create a log-in name and password for yourself).  Again, this 10 video preparation training is required before the July 29th training and completion of the on-line training will be checked on July 29th (participants can receive CEU's for the 10 hour preparation training).

Public Transportation and Parking

There is metered parking near the training site, and other parking garages with hourly fees. The 12th Street BART station is a few blocks from The California Endowment.


Complete your Eventbrite registration form by July 26, 2013

Event Information

Sonja Lenz-Rashid: slenzrashid@sunnyhillsservices.org

or call 415-225-3549

Have questions about Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children and Youth: 2-Day Basic Training? Contact Sunny Hills Services


The California Endowment
1111 Broadway, 7th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607


Sunny Hills Services

Sunny Hills is a regional child welfare organization dedicated to protecting, serving, nurturing and healing at-risk children and adolescents.

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