Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
TF-CBT is an evidence-based psychotherapy approach designed to treat posttraumatic stress and related emotional and behavioral difficulties in children and adolescents (ages 3-18). Advanced Training builds on TF-CBT Basic Training to provide clinicians with deeper knowledge of TF-CBT and it's application in therapy. Through this training, clinicians will benefit from the expertise of Dr. David Hong as well as the opportunity to practice their clinical skills with others. By exploring the use of TF-CBT in a variety of situations, this training equips clinicians to apply TF-CBT in even the most complex and difficult cases.
TF-CBT Advanced Training is part of the full TF-CBT training package offered through Washburn Center's Training Institute. It may be attended in conjunction with the full training package or as a booster for anyone interested in strengthening their understanding and practice of TF-CBT.
To register for the full training package, click here.
This is a virtual training!
Fri., Jan. 13th, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Central Time (CT)
Sat., Jan. 14th, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CT
Arrival & sign-in, 8:45 AM each day; 30 min. lunch break on Day 1
Virtual - Trainees will receive a Zoom link prior to the training
Minimum 9 hours (up to 9.75 for some boards)
Trainer: David Hong, PsyD, LP
Dr. Hong is a nationally certified trainer and practitioner of TF-CBT. He earned his doctoral degree from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology, where he studied Clinical Psychology with a minor in Child and Family Therapy. He has trained internationally in China, Japan, and the Philippines. He specializes in services for children, adolescents and immigrant populations with a focus on trauma. Click here to visit Dr. Hong's website.
This training is intended for those who have completed TF-CBT Basic Training. Click here to register for TF-CBT Basic Training.
Advanced Training may be taken as a booster for anyone interested in strengthening their understanding and practice of TF-CBT. It is appropriate for those who have never attended Advanced Training, or who attended Advanced Training several years ago as the content of this training evolves over time.
Advanced training builds on the foundational understanding of TF-CBT gained during Basic Training. This training will help therapists broaden and deepen their application of TF-CBT in their work. We will discuss the application of TF-CBT with special situations and populations such as: Childhood Traumatic Grief, Foster Care, Ongoing Trauma and other special populations. TF-CBT practitioners will also deepen their use of the Trauma Narrative by adding structure to help children overcome avoidance of their trauma memories.
Advanced training is conducted through interactive lecture which includes:
- PowerPoint presentation
- Small group activities
- Video case examples
- Clinical case presentations
- Time for questions, answers and discussion
Note: Advanced Training is not required for TF-CBT certification. For more information on TF-CBT certification, visit tfcbt.org.
To pay by credit card: Click "Purchase for $170" in the upper right corner
To pay by check: Complete this Registration Form and mail with payment to the address provided.
"David is a wonderful presenter! Engaging, respectful, and clearly knowledgeable and passionate about TF-CBT."
"I was trained in TF-CBT a long time ago so this was a great booster! Especially with all the complexities around special populations."
"Although this training took place virtually, it still felt as though it was in person. I genuinely enjoyed this training and learned a lot of new material!"
Can't make these dates?
We typically host three TF-CBT Advanced Trainings per year.
Contact the address below to be informed when registration opens for the next training.
Due to limited seating, cancellations or changes must be made at least 3 business days before a scheduled event. Cancellations made 7 business days or more in advance of an event will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations or changes made within 3-6 business days of an event will incur a $50 fee. We will do our best to accommodate placement in a training on a different date. Refunds cannot be issued within 3 business days of a training, however you may send someone in your place for the entire training (no daily substitutions or transfers). When you register for a training, you agree to these terms.
Questions? Contact TrainingInstitute@washburn.org