07/18/2016 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


David L. Boren Student Union

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Introduction to Trauma Focused Assessment

07/18/2016 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Training Description

This half day training is designed to provide instruction and practice in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the DSM5Trauma Screen and PTSD Checklist .

Training participants will learn techniques for integrating assessment results into therapeutic sessions with caregivers and children and enhancing treatment engagement through the assessment process. Specific instruction will be provided in the incorporation of assessment findings into Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.

Also covered in this training will be methods for tailoring treatment plans to assessment results and using on-going assessment to track treatment progress. Additional measures to assess for child trauma and associated posttraumatic stress symptoms will be briefly highlighted as well.


Training is offered at no cost for therapists working for agencies contracting with the DMH on child trauma services. For other individuals interested in attending training, the cost is $100.00.


To make payment by credit use this link.

If paying by check:  Please make check payable to OUHSC and mail prior to attending the training to the address below.
Carrie E. Venezia
Center on Child Abuse and Neglect
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
1100 NE 13th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73117

4 CEUs are awarded for training participation.


Elizabeth Risch, PhD, OUHSC Assistant Professor, National TF-CBT Consultant

Saba Shahid, PsyD, OUHSC Child Psychological Clinician

Melissa Bermstein, PhD, OUHSC Postdoctoral Fellow

Training Prerequisites

  1. This training is limited to ODMHSAS agency therapists and intake workers.
  2. Administrator or supervisor approval is required for participation.


Please fill out the forms below in their entirety and submit to enroll in this event.

*****NOTE: Supervisor Name and Email is for ODMHSAS Agencies only. Training participation requires permission by your agency's supervisor in charge of coordinating child trauma treatment services.

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Introduction to Trauma Focused Assessment