Opportunity for graduate students in mental health professions.
CBITS Over Telehealth Provides Empowerment (COPE) is a 14-week training program designed to increase evidence-based interventions for youth with neurodiversity.
The Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) program is a group intervention. It is designed to reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and behavioral problems, and to improve functioning, grades and attendance, peer and parent support, and coping skills.
This 14-week learning opportunity includes:
- Weekly didactic and clinical training in:
- Adolescent development
- Trauma exposure
- Supervised clinical hours
- Stipend available
What is Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)?
- Skills-based, child group intervention
- Aimed at relieving symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, and general anxiety
- Developed for use in schools for a broad array of traumas and populations
- Originally developed in a community-based participatory research partnership
- Implemented in populations that represent a broad range in SES and ethnicity
Learn how to help youth build skills in:
- Relaxation training
- Cognitive restructuring
- Emotion regulation
- Stress management
- Social problem-solving
Contact COPE@kennedykrieger.org for more information.