Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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TF-CBT is a conjoint child and parent psychotherapy model for children who are experiencing significant emotional and behavioral difficulties related to traumatic life events. It is a components-based hybrid treatment model that incorporates trauma sensitive interventions with cognitive behavioral, family, and humanistic principles. TF-CBT is rated a “1 - Well-Supported by Research Evidence” on the Scientific Rating Scale based on the published, best peer-reviewed research available.

Contact Hours

12 Contact Hours

Presenter Biography

Jessica L. Griffin, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), where she has been a faculty member since 2006. Dr. Griffin is a nationally recognized expert in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She has trained and provided consultation for thousands of clinicians across the United States. As Principal Investigator and Executive Director, with funding from SAMHSA/NCTSN in 2012, she developed the UMMS Child Trauma Training Center, with a focus on training, treatment, and resolving access issues for youth who have experienced trauma. Dr. Griffin is a clinical and forensic psychologist with a specialty in forensic assessment of children and families, particularly with regard to childhood trauma.

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