Alternatives for Families: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT) Training Program
Registration is now open for the Alternatives for Families: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT) Training Program. Participants will receive expert training in an evidence-based, family-centered, trauma-focused treatment and learn about ways to address family conflict, coercion, hostility, aggression, child physical abuse as well as a structured way to teach individual & family skills.
Click here for the brochure with details about the program.
What the Training Program Provides. The training program provides participants with:
2.5 days of intensive instruction and roleplay
Monthly clinical consultation for 1 year
Detailed feedback on submitted session audio
Q&A by e-mail
0.5 days of advanced training
Access to AF-CBT resources like assessment scoring applications, extra handouts, and more.
Who Should Attend. Mental health professionals with a Master’s degree or higher.
Location. University Club, Conference Room B, 123 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Program Schedule. The training will take place on the following dates:
November 4, 2019 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM (1 Hour Lunch)
November 5, 2019 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM (1 Hour Lunch)
November 6, 2019:- 9:00AM - 12:30PM
How to Register. Registration for training and consultation costs $1,600 per participant. Sign up before October 15th for a $200 Early Bird discount! To register, click here and complete the Training Request Form, and use survey code PGHFALL19.
Learning Objectives. With AF-CBT training, participants will be able to:
Identify families appropriate for AF-CBT
Administer, score, & interpret standardized measures appropriate for AF-CBT & provide feedback to families based on the results
Use functional behavioral analysis & integrate these findings in AF-CBT treatment planning & delivery
Educate caregivers & youth to overcome barriers to treatment participation
Incorporate into treatment the history, culture, needs, and developmental capacities of the child or caregiver being served
For More Information. Please visit the AF-CBT website.