NCA 2024 Seamless Virtual Conference: Weaving a Comprehensive CAC Mental Health Response

Training Overview

The National Children’s Alliance is presenting their 3rd annual Seamless Conference: Weaving a Comprehensive CAC Mental Health Response. This conference is for any mental health clinicians who serves CAC clients.

Keynote Speaker

Judith A. Cohen is Professor of Psychiatry at Drexel University College of Medicine, and Medical Director of the Center for Traumatic Stress in Children & Adolescents at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. With Drs. Tony Mannarino and Esther Deblinger, Dr. Cohen developed and tested Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for traumatized children described in the books Treating Trauma and Traumatic Grief in Children and Adolescents and Trauma-Focused CBT for Children and Adolescents: Treatment Applications and the online training course TF-CBT Web ( She has served on the Board of Directors for the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). She is on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and is Chair of the AACAP Child Maltreatment and Violence Committee and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s Child Sexual Abuse and Traumatic Grief Committees. She consults to Sesame Street and the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors to develop resources for traumatically bereaved children.

Conference Sessions

  • Sleep and Trauma in Children and Adolescents
  • Child Sexual Abuse Material: What Every Therapist Should Know
  • Mental Health Charting for CACs: Best Practices and Considerations for Court
  • Court Psychology: How to be a Good Witness and Survive in the Courtroom
  • Mental Health Ethics Are Boring: Change My Mind!
  • Training in Common Trauma Informed Practice Elements: Incorporating anAnti-Racists Lens

Register through NCA

Register by September 25, 2024

Continuing Education Credits

11 credits are approved for NASW and NBCC


September 25
September 26
$249 – $299
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