Pictured are CPP trainers who attended our first trainers meeting held in San Francisco in April of 2013
It Takes a Village
As we work to support children and families whose lives have been impacted by stress and trauma, we are fortunate to have wonderful partners. Across the United States, in Israel, and in Sweden, we have incredible an group of CPP trainers dedicated to helping practitioners learn Child-Parent Psychotherapy. A list of endorsed CPP trainers is maintained by the Child Trauma Research Program, the development site for Child-Parent Psychotherapy. These trainers, together with our staff at the Child Trauma Research Program, form the core of our village.
CTRP staff in 2015 in our first ever selfie
CTRP staff in 2011 (photo taken by Patricia Van Horn)
Established by the US Congress in 2000 as part of the Children's Health Act, the mission of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) is to improve access to care, treatment, and services for traumatized children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events. Funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), network members and partners work together across diverse settings to offer training, support, and resources to providers.
The Early Trauma Treatment Network (ETTN) was formed in 2001 as one of the original 12 centers of the NCTSN. ETTN sites and NCTSN members have been key partners in the dissemination and implementation of CPP across the United States.
Early Trauma Treatment Network
Working and playing with some of our ETTN colleagues at the 2017 NCTSN conference
The Early Trauma Treatment Network (ETTN) addresses the needs of young children who have experienced trauma by increasing access to evidence-based trauma treatment and raising the standard of care in key service systems. ETTN is led by the Child Trauma Research Program and is a collaborative of four leading national programs in early childhood trauma treatment, training, and dissemination. All four sites offer services to young children and their families. Staff at all four sites also provide trainings across settings and disciplines on the impact of trauma on young children and effective treatment models for young children who have experienced traumatic events.
Mount Hope Family Center at the University of Rochester is an honorary ETTN site. Researchers at Mt. Hope conducted three of the five randomized controlled trials on CPP and continue to conduct research on the efficacy of CPP.
We are grateful to collaborate with many organizations as we work to support young children and families. Thank you also to all our unnamed and anonymous partners and supporters. You may not be on this page, but you are in our hearts, and we couldn't do this work without you!
Los Angeles County
Department of Mental Health
We are pleased to partner around the world on behalf of young children and families. Sites are listed chronologically based on when implementation-level training in CPP began in the country.