The Children’s Advocacy Centers of North Carolina (CACNC) and the South Carolina Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers (SCNCAC) are collaborating on a project to provide Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) training to Children’s Advocacy Center associated therapists in North Carolina and South Carolina. A portion of this training will focus on the delivery of TF-CBT via a Telehealth model. If you have not already done so, please review the training flyer or visit our TF-CBT training webpage to learn more about TF-CBT Cohort 1 and more general information about the SCNCAC-CACNC TF-CBT Training Program.
Cohort 1 Training Flyer TF-CBT Training Page
You must have pre-approval from your CAC Director and/or CACNC - SCNCAC to register. You will need a registration code during the registration process which you will receive once you have been approved for the training.
TF-CBT Faculty:Carole Swiecicki, Ph.D.
is the Lead Trainer for the TF-CBT portions of this course. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Executive Director of the Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center in Charleston, SC. Dr. Swiecicki has specialized in working with traumatized children and families for 15 years, focusing on disseminating effective assessments and interventions, with particular interest in increasing access to evidence-based services among underserved groups. She is a national trainer on two leading evidence-based treatments for traumatized youth: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has delivered these in Spanish and English in both outpatient and community settings.
Kathy Reid Quiñones, Ph.D.
is a co-trainer for the TF-CBT portions of this course. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Director of Grants and Program Evaluation at Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center. She is also an Affiliate Assistant Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina where she supervises clinical psychology predoctoral interns in the delivery of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy at the CAC. She is a certified TF-CBT Supervisor and a certified PCIT clinician with over 15 years of experience working with child victims of maltreatment. Dr. Quiñones’ research interests include predictors of youth risk and resilience following trauma exposure with a focus on minority populations.
Regan Stewart, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor and clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Stewart’s research focuses on addressing mental health disparities for underserved trauma-exposed youth, particularly through the use of Telehealth technology within the United States and globally. She is the director of the Telehealth Outreach Program at MUSC, a program focused on utilizing Telehealth to increase access to trauma-focused treatment for underserved children. Dr. Stewart led the development of a training curriculum for Telehealth delivery of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has trained organizations across the U.S. in this work.
Meg Wallace, LISW-CP is a Clinical Instructor and Social Worker in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Ms. Wallace is the Director of Clinical Operations for the Telehealth Outreach Program (TOP) and the Associate Director of Clinical Operations for the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (NCVRTC). Ms. Wallace has expertise in traumatic loss, evidence-based trauma treatment, Telehealth delivery of services, and community outreach approaches.
TF-CBT Web 2.0 Requirement:
There is a requirement that all attendees complete the online web course TF-CBT Web 2.0 prior to the first live virtual training session. You will receive information on how to register and complete this requirement once you have registered for this TF-CBT Cohort.
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