What's New

Foster Care Materials Available

New foster care materials are now available for download for current AF-CBT clinicians. Contact us for access to the Downloads section of the site.

David Kolko Presents International Lecture on AF-CBT

David Kolko presented a lecture on AF-CBT to the faculty and staff of the Norwegian Center for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies in Oslo, Norway, at the invitation of colleague Dr. Tine Jensen. Discussions are underway with Dr. Jensen and a colleague, Dr. Lutz Goldbeck, to propose research to pilot AF-CBT in two European cities. Pictured at left with Dr. Kolko are Drs. Tine Jensen, Tonje Holt, and Lutz Goldbeck. Click on the image at right to watch Dr. Kolko's presentation.

Practical Approaches to Sustaining Evidence Based Practices

David Kolko recently conducted a workshop with colleague Lucy Berliner, MSW, entitled "Practical Approaches to Evidence Based Practices" at the 22nd Annual Colloquium of American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, New Orleans, LA. Click here to download handout

Dr. Barbara Baumann Conducts AF-CBT Training in Pittsburgh, PA

Dr. Barbara Baumann recently completed an initial 3-day AF-CBT training in Pittsburgh, PA. Clinicians attended from around the country, many working to initiate AF-CBT services in a community mental health center. This training was co-led by Ms. Patrice Rotolo from Smith Community Mental Health Center in Plantation, FL. Training will continue with 12 monthly case-consultation calls via web-conferencing.

AF-CBT Informational Video

Check out the new AF-CBT video. It includes three video clips with background information on AF-CBT eligibility, theories and research.

Chapter on Evidence-Based Practices for Working With Physically Abusive Families: AF-CBT

AF-CBT was featured in a chapter in the recently published 2nd edition of Treatment of Child Abuse: Common Ground for Mental Health, Medical, and Legal Practitioners, edited by Robert M. Reece, M.D., Rochelle F. Hanson, Ph.D., and John Sargent, M.D.

New Chapter on AF-CBT With a Case Example

An updated overview of the model with a case example was recentely published in a book edited by Susan Timmer and Anthony Urquiza. The book includes several treatment approaches.

AF-CBT Learning Community in Denver, CO.

David Kolko recently conducted an Advanced Training workshop for clinicians and caseworkers that was co-led with colleagues from the Kempe Center (Monica Fitzgerald Evelin Gomez, Laura Eccles) and Denver Department of Human Services (Francis Agyakwa, Lynn Ford). Click to read more....

AF-CBT Included in Collaborative Behavioral Health Care Study

A study published this week in Pediatrics (2014, Vol. 133, pp. 981-992) documented several benefits to the integration of trained care managers in a pediatric practice on child, caregiver, and physician outcomes. Much of the content included materials that were adapted from AF-CBT.

Calendar of Events

 

 

JULY 21-23, 2014

Harborview AF-CBT Training Seattle, WA

 

JULY 24-25, 2014

Smith Community Mental Health AF-CBT Training

 

JULY 29-31, 2014

New Hope of Indiana/Family Works AF-CBT Training Indianapolis, IN

 

JULY 30 - AUG 1, 2014

DHS AF-CBT Training Pittsburgh, PA

 

AUGUST 20-22, 2014

Nebraska CAC AF-CBT Training Omaha, NE

 

OCT-NOV, 2014

Fall 2014 AF-CBT Training Pittsburgh, PA

 

NOV 6-8, 2014

ISTSS 30th Annual Mtg. Healing Lives and Communities: Addressing the Effects of Childhood Trauma Across the Life Span InterContinental Miami Miami, Florida USA Click to read more....