Registration Open for 2023 EBT Conference: Building Capacity and Strengthening Community
Registration is now open for the 2023 NC CTP EBT Training Conference: Building Capacity and Strengthening Community, to be held virtually on May 1st – 4th 2023. Graduates of NC CTP and CCFH Learning Collaboratives in ABC, CPP, PCIT, PSB-CBT, RPC, SPARCS, and TF-CBT are invited to attend. Continuing education credits, contact hours, NBCC credits, and NC Psychology credits will be available.
Eligible graduates should have received the registration link via email. Please reach out to us if you have completed training with NC CTP or CCFH and have not received a link!
Keynote Address to Explore Cultural and Racial Considerations in Clinical Care
Isha W. Metzger, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical-Community Psychology at Georgia State University, Adjunct Clinical Psychology Faculty in the Psychology Department at the University of Georgia and Visiting Research Faculty at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS’ at Yale University. Dr. Metzger earned her PhD in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina, she completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Medical University of South Carolina, and she received postdoctoral training both at the National Crime Victims Center and at Yale University. As Director of The EMPOWER Lab, Dr. Metzger focuses on reducing mental health disparities through “Engaging Minorities in Prevention, Outreach, Wellness, Education, & Research.” Dr. Metzger’s research program is aimed at understanding the role of culturally specific risk (e.g., racial discrimination) and protective (e.g., racial socialization) factors to better inform cognitive-behavioral outcomes for Black and other ethnically minoritized youth receiving treatment for interpersonal and racial stress and trauma in community-based settings.
Dr. Metzger is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Owner of Cultural Concepts Consulting, LLC, and a TF-CBT certified trainer who offers award-winning, evidence-based instruction, supervision, workshops, and consultation to students, professionals, and organizations across the nation to provide mental health treatment for underserved individuals. Dr. Metzger is an advocate who is both personally and professionally committed to illuminating and utilizing cultural strengths to empower diverse youth and families to thrive despite ongoing stressors.
This year’s pre-conference offerings include model specific content for TF-CBT and PCIT graduates, as well as cross-model topics in problem-based learning, and trauma-informed agency supervision. 3 additional credit hours will be available for pre-conference attendees
New for this year, we are inviting registrants to join for option morning group networking discussions to include implementation challenges, regionally based networking, and model specific topics.