TF-CBT Training in Syracuse

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Crowne Plaza Syracuse

701 East Genesee Street

Syracuse, NY 13210

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Jennifer Wilgocki, MS LCSW

Nationally approved TF-CBT trainer/consultant

Requirements to Attend Training:

Participants must be a master’s- or PhD-level clinicians who currently provide therapy to children, adolescents, and their families either at a CAC or in contract with a CAC. Interns are not suitable participants, however provisionally licensed clinicians will be permitted if under the supervision of a licensed clinician. Clinical supervisors are eligible to attend however they must deliver TF-CBT to children and families during the course of the training and consultation year.

  • Complete the TF-CBT web-based learning course prior to the on-site training. Clinicians will need to provide a certificate of completion on the first day of the training. The web-based learning course can be found at There is a $35 cost, which you will be required to cover. YOU NEED TO PRESENT YOUR CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION IN ORDER TO ATTEND THE TRAINING.

Description of Training:


1. Learn about the seven principles of trauma in children and adolescents

2. Learn about the Adverse Childhood Experiences study and its implication for TF-CBT delivery

3. Learn about the neurobiology of trauma in children

4. Learn about the trauma re-enactment cycle

5. Learn to administer a trauma-specific standardized assessment instrument


1. Learn about and practice using interventions for the first five components of TF-CBT (Psychoeducation, Parenting Skills, Relaxation, Affect Regulation, Cognitive Coping)

2. Learn about the delivery of gradual exposure throughout TF-CBT.


1. Learn about and practice using interventions for the other four components of TF-CBT (Trauma Narration, In Vivo Exposure to Trauma Reminders, Conjoint/Witnessing, Enhancing Future Resilience)

Follow Up

  • Attend consultation videoconference calls approximately 1-2 times/month following the in-person training. Attendance at 12 of the 14 calls is required.

  • Administer, score and interpret a standardized trauma-specific assessment to guide delivery of TF-CBT. Recommendations for specific assessments will be provided at the in-person training. CAC's are responsible for associated costs; however, an effort will be made to identify free or low-cost assessments.

  • Present at least one TF-CBT case during one of the videoconference calls.

NYSCA will provide lodging for participants traveling over 60 miles away. if you require lodging, please contact Jami Bolton,, NO LATER THAN JULY 18TH.

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