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Register Now! Child Parent Psychotherapy, Cohort XI Booster 2

June 19, 2017

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About the Event:
Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) is an evidence-based treatment model for children birth to five who have experienced traumatic events and/or experiencing attachment and behavioral problems. Treatment focuses on strengthening the parent child relationship by use of techniques that foster adaptive interactions to allow child and parent to weather the impact of trauma.

Featured Presenter
Maricella Mendez-Sherwin, Ph.D.

Dr. Mendez-Sherwin is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has worked for over 21 years with children, adolescents and adult populations. During the last 15 years she has specialized in working with young children birth to five and families who have experienced trauma. She is a National Trainer in Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) with a training endorsement from the developers of the CPP model at UCSF as well as the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). She has trained over 395 clinicians from community mental health agencies in the Los Angeles area in the CPP clinical treatment model providing ongoing supervision, training and clinical consultation.

Participants Will:

  • Understand how case conceptualization and treatment planning inform CPP interventions
  • Identify two steps to take that will allow a clinician to intervene in the moment when challenges arise in caregiver/child relationship  
  • Identify 2 important step when working with very young children in CPP  
  • Identify how your CPP training will continue to impact your practice.  
  • Identify 2 CPP‐informed clinical responses to Ports of Entry examples 

QUESTIONS? Please contact or 213.260.7623.

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Day 1: (registration, continental breakfast @8:30am)
9:00am – 2:30pm

Day 1: Supervisor Only Portion of training
2:45pm – 4:30pm

Day 2: (registration, continental breakfast @8:30am)
9:00am – 4:30pm


CII's Otis Booth Campus

2121 W Temple Street | Los Angeles, CA 90026

Open to participants of CPP, Cohort XI and other pre-paid CII CPP Cohorts

Continental breakfast provided. Lunch is on your own.


Continuing Education Credits  – up to 15 credits available for PSY, MFT, and LCSW  

APA: Children’s Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Children’s Institute, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The California Board of Behavioral Science (BBS) now recognizes APA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs and MFTs.

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