FREE 2 Day TF-CBT Training + 12 hours of consultation

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents who are impacted by trauma and their caregivers. Research shows TF-CBT successfully resolves a broad array of emotional and behavioral difficulties associated with single and chronic trauma experiences. Participants in the Trauma Training Academy will receive a 2-day training and 12 hours of consultation with trauma experts in order to successfully implement TF-CBT with fidelity. Training and consultation will assist clinicians in applying to become a Nationally Certified TF-CBT Therapist.

** This training is for mental health clinicians only**

Prerequisite: TF-CBT 2.0 Online Web Course (Cost = $35.00)

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Registration by Sept. 20th - Training Dates: October 15th and 16th 9:00 – 5:00 p.m.; March TBA - 12 CEUs

FREE 1 day Advanced Clinical Interventions for Sexually Exploited Youth + 12 hours of consultation

The Advanced Clinical Interventions for Sexually Exploited Youth is a 1-day training for mental health clinicians working with youth who have been sexually exploited. This training helps clinicians apply Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to this population. Participants in this training will learn assessment for identifying events and effects related to sexual exploitation, engagement and motivational interviewing strategies, harm reduction and safety interventions, and evidence-based interventions to reduce trauma-related symptoms. Additionally, participants will receive 12 hours of consultation from a trauma expert on implementing strategies learned while working through cases.

** This training is for mental health clinicians only**

Prerequisite:

1) Nationally Certified TF-CBT 2-day Training

2) Introduction to Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Webcourse

  • Registration Survey Monkey, click here.
  • Registration by October 20th - Training Date: November 19th 9:00-5:00, March TBA
  • 6 CEUs

FREE 1 day Advanced Interventions for Support Staff working with Sexually Exploited Youth

The Advanced Supportive Interventions for Sexually Exploited Youth is a 1-day training for social workers, child and family advocates, case managers, behavioral specialists, peer mentors, and other support staff who are working with sexually exploited youth. Participants will learn how to implement engagement, motivational interviewing, harm reduction, and safety interventions. Additionally, participants will learn about local resources to help support youth and their families.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Web Course

Registration Survey Monkey: TBA Registration by October 20th

Training Dates: November 29th 9:00 – 5:00 p.m.; February; April TBA

Free Consultation for Sacramento County Behavioral Health Providers

Consultation will be available for mental health professional in Sacramento County. Consultation may include a face-to-face meeting with other professionals working with this population and 12 hours of contact with a trauma expert to help problem solve challenging behaviors, gather resources for various education and intervention, and implement trauma-sensitive interventions from an evidenced-based perspective. It should be noted that this consultation does not replace individual supervision and all advice and guidance must be approved by a clinician’s individual supervisor.

Online Forum for Sacramento County Behavioral Health Clinicians

The online forum is available for mental health clinicians and support staff in Sacramento County who have attended a training from the Trauma Training Academy. The forum is a place to gather information and share resources in order to implement trauma-sensitive interventions “in the real world.” The forum will be password protected. Participants can ask questions that will be answered by trauma experts, search for specific resources, or share success stories with other mental health professionals. Please de-identify any client information when asking about specific cases. Participants will input basic information and be able to post comments and/or questions. Depending on the question, the response will be available for other Online Forum Participants. It should be noted that this consultation does not replace individual supervision and all advice and guidance must be approved by a clinician’s individual supervisor.


The UC Davis CAARE Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The UC Davis CAARE Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CPA Accredited: The UC Davis CAARE Center is approved by the California Psychological Association (CPA) to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now recognizes CPA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs and MFTs. The UC Davis CAARE Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.