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Registration Open for 2022 NC CTP Conference

Registration is now open for the 2022 NC Child Treatment Program Evidence-Based Treatment Training Conference: Recovery and Resilience, to be held virtually on March 21-24, 2022. 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, and NC Psychology credits are available.

Keynote Address to Explore Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Ashley Butler, PhD, a child psychologist at Texas Children’s Hospital and an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, will deliver the keynote address “Including Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in All We Do to Promote Healthy Futures of Racially and Ethnically Diverse Children.” Dr. Butler’s clinical practice is geared toward early intervention and treatment with preschoolers and pediatric patients with mental health diagnoses including ADHD, anxiety, behavioral problems, and learning disorders.

In addition to providing clinical services, Dr. Butler serves as Principal Investigator on National Institutes of Health-sponsored research projects centered on community engagement and pediatric health disparities. She also leads a National Institutes of Health-funded educational program to promote the diversity of the scientific workforce. Dr. Butler leads diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the Section of Psychology at Baylor College of Medicine, and partners with medical school and hospital leaders to implement institutional and organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

“ Dr. Butler blends information and strategies we can all incorporate into our work to best promote healthy futures for racially and ethnically diverse children and families. She is inspiring and motivating, leaving her audience with a better understanding of the issues and a determination to further advance positive change for all. ”
- Robin Gurwitch, PhD, Director PCIT and CARE Program, Center for Child & Family Health

Featured Sessions on Working with Immigrant and Refugee Populations, and with Immigrant Latino Youth

This year we are excited to feature two complementary sessions aimed at improving our ability to meet the needs of North Carolina’s growing immigrant and refugee populations. Join us on Wednesday, March 23, for a session on “Engaging Refugee and Immigrant Children and Families in Mental Health Services” led by Saida Abdi, PhD, LICSW, and on Thursday, March 24, to learn more about working with immigrant Latino youth in a session led by Javier Rosado, PhD, and Elena Reyes, PhD.

Learn More

Registration is limited to graduates and senior leaders of NC CTP and CCFH Learning Collaboratives in ABC, CPPPCITPSB-CBTRPCSPARCS, and TF-CBT. Clinicians who have trained in these models with other programs are not eligible to register. If you are ineligible, we encourage you to take a look at other training offerings from NC CTP and CCFH.

Posted on February 2, 2022