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Founded in 2012, the Ohio Childhood Trauma Institute empowers professionals and caregivers to bring out the best in children who have experienced trauma and to create healthy and supportive environments for them to grow.

The Institute offers multiple trainings, conferences, and workshops that provide in-depth, practical training on innovative approaches, evidence-based practices, and lessons learned from providers and caregivers.

The Institute has provided trainings to over 1,500 professionals in Ohio across the behavioral health, child welfare, juvenile justice, and medical fields (view list of past trainings).


Introduction to TF-CBT
June 28-29, 2018 – Columbus
October 4-5, 2018 – Columbus

These trainings are conducted by a certified TF-CBT trainer.  TF-CBT is an evidence-based practice.  Learn more about the TF-CBT training program.


Healing the Experience of Trauma
June 5, 2018 – Youngstown

Courageous Connections
June 6, 2018 – Youngstown

Children of Trauma
June 26, 2018 – Columbus

Healing the Experience of Trauma
June 27, 2018 – Columbus

Courageous Connections
July 17, 2018 – Columbus

LGBT Youth: From Trauma to Belonging
July 18, 2018 – Columbus

Healing the Experience of Trauma
July 24, 2018 – Cincinnati

Mind Body Skills for Emotional Regulation
July 25, 2018 – Cincinnati

Structured Sensory Interventions
August 7, 2018 – Columbus

Putting It All Together
August 8, 2018 – Columbus

Trauma Informed Supervision
August 29, 2018 – Wooster


These trainings are conducted by certified trainers from the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children (TLC)Training curriculum is built on the evidence-based practice, the SITCAP.