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About AF-CBT


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Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT) is a trauma-informed, evidence-based intervention designed to improve the relationship between children and their caregivers by addressing individual and family problems relating to: 

  • Family conflicts   
  • Behavior problems, including physical aggression
  • Anger and verbal aggression, including emotional abuse
  • Harsh physical discipline, physical aggression, or child physical abuse, or
  • Child trauma-related symptoms secondary to any of the above

These patterns may be shown by an individual caregiver or a child/adolescent, and/or by the family.   Therefore, AF-CBT targets the caregiver, child/adolescent, and the larger family context. 

AF-CBT training requires a MS/MA degree or higher.

 

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Upcoming Events

 

JULY 2022 LA COUNTY REMOTE TRAINING

Baumann, Kolko
DATES TBD

 

DECEMBER 2022 REMOTE TRAINING

Baumann, Kolko
Pre-Training Call:
Nov 30, 2PM-4PM EST

Training:
Dec 7, 12, 14, 19, 2022
12PM-4PM EST

 

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Alternatives for Professionals is designed for professionals who do not provide direct counseling services to families.


MAY 2022 REMOTE AFP TRAINING

Baumann
May 10, 13, 2022
5/10: 1PM-4PM EDT
5/13: 11AM-2PM EDT 

 

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