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NC CTP Announces Advanced Training Conference Keynoter

The NC Child Treatment Program is thrilled to announce the speaker lineup for the inaugural Advanced Training Conference, to be held virtually on May 17-20, 2021. Graduates of NC CTP and CCFH Learning Collaboratives in ABC, CPPPCITPSB-CBTRPCSPARCS, and TF-CBT are invited to attend. Continuing education credits, contact hours, NBCC credits, NC Psychology credits, and PCIT International Credits are available.

Keynote Address to Explore Historical Trauma

Chandra Ghosh Ippen, PhD, child psychologist and children’s book author, will deliver the keynote address “Wounds from the Past: Addressing Historical Trauma in the Context of our Work.”

Dr. Ghosh Ippen is Associate Director of the Child Trauma Research Program at the University of California, San Francisco and Director of Dissemination and Implementation for Child-Parent Psychotherapy. Chandra is a member of the board of directors of ZERO TO THREE and has spent the last 28 years conducting research, clinical work, and training in the area of childhood trauma. Her children’s books include Once I Was Very Very ScaredHoldin Pott, and the Trinka and Sam disaster series, which has reached over 300,000 families across the world.

“ What a joy, personally and professionally, for us to have Dr. Chandra Ghosh Ippen deliver this keynote – she blends expertise as an accomplished child trauma and grief academic clinical researcher with the poignancy of prose she applies to writing children’s books and presentations on complex cultural context. ”
- Dr. Lisa Amaya-Jackson, Director Emeritus, NC Child Treatment Program

Diverse Content Offerings

Expert trainers, clinicians, and model developers from across North Carolina and the country will deliver a diverse array of sessions during the May 18-20 conference. Topics will include racial equity and racial identity; responding to pandemic burnout and telehealth; working with LGBTQ+ youth; working with families experiencing substance use disorders, domestic violence, sibling bereavement, and suicidality; sexual behaviors and sexual health; advanced model-specific content such as PDI and CDI coding for PCIT; strategies for sustainable evidence-based treatment implementation in agencies and in schools; clinical supervision; and leadership.

In-Depth Pre-Conference Sessions

The half-day pre-conference on May 17 will offer a deeper dive into selected topics, including Advanced TF-CBT Topics, PCIT for Children on the Autism Spectrum, Problem Based Learning, Tailoring TF-CBT for Children with IDD, and Children and Adolescents with Problematic Sexual Behavior.

Learn More

Registration is limited to graduates and senior leaders of NC CTP and CCFH trainings in ABC, CPP, PCIT, PSB-CBT, RPC, SPARCS, and TF-CBT. Clinicians who have trained in these models with other programs are not eligible to apply, but we encourage you to take a look at other training offerings from NC CTP and CCFH.

Pictured above: Conference keynote speaker Chandra Ghosh Ippen, PhD

Posted on April 16, 2021