continuing education

WestCoast sponsors lectures, seminars and discussions on theory, technique, issues and research relevant to child and adolescent treatment. These workshops are open to all and are free or offered for Continuing Education units. WestCoast Children’s Clinic is approved as a BBS provider for MFTs and LCSWs. WestCoast Children’s Clinic is approved by the California Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WestCoast Children’s Clinic maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Please find our RSVP form at the bottom of this page.

WestCoast Children’s Clinic presents:

Integrative Treatment of Complex Trauma for Adolescents (ITCT-A) 

John Briere, PhD 

October 20, 2017

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Workshop Description: 

This presentation will provide an overview of “Integrative Treatment of Complex Trauma for Adolescents” (ITCT-A). ITCT-A is an evidence-based treatment that was developed to assist service providers working with adolescents who have experienced multiple forms of psychological trauma, often in the context of negative living conditions such as poverty, deprivation and social discrimination. The core components of ITCT-A include: Assessment driven treatment; attention to complex trauma issues; use of multiple treatment modalities; relational processing of early attachment schema and current interpersonal expectations; skills development; therapeutic exposure and exploration of trauma and advocacy and interventions at the system level.  This training will provide an overview of the ITCT-A model and how it might be beneficial to work with youth.

6 CE Credits will be available for MFTs, LCSWs, and Psychologists.

Location:

Joaquin Miller Community Center

3594 Sanborn Drive

Oakland, CA 94602

About the Presenters: 

John Briere, PhD  

John Briere, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Southern California, and Director of the USC Adolescent Trauma Training Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. A past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, he is recipient of the Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science of Trauma Psychology from the American Psychological Association, and the William N. Friedrich Lecturer: Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Child Psychology, from the Mayo Clinic. He is author or co- author of over 120 articles and chapters, 15 books, and 9 trauma-related psychological tests. His website address is johnbriere.com.


Continuing Education Information: WestCoast Children’s Clinic is approved by the California Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WestCoast Children’s Clinic maintains responsibility for this program and its content. WestCoast Children’s Clinic is a California Board of Behavioral Sciences approved provider (#PCE 2856). This course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for Psychologists, MFTs and LCSWs as required by the California Behavioral Sciences and CPA. If you are interested in attending this training please take a moment to RSVP below by July 1, 2016. Complete information about this program, including: course schedule, educational objectives, instructional level, and instructor credentials can be obtained prior to the workshop by contacting WestCoast’s training department at training@westcoastcc.org.

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