Below are a list of publication, traditional and online trainings. We will be updating this list as they become available or know to the Certification Commission. You can also find more information under our resources page.
The listing of these references does not necessarily constitute or imply endorsement by the Certification Commission for Family Support. The views and opinions of the authors expressed do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Certification Commission for Family Support or the National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health (NFFCMH). The Certification Commission for Family Support and the NFFCMH take no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any of the information contained in these courses and only offer the links for your convenience.
We will be updating this list as we become familiar with their content.
Peter Jensen, Kimberly Hoagwood Improving Children's Mental Health Through Parent Empowerment: A Guide to Assisting Families (2008) in paperback ISBN 978-0195320909 - $29.95
Conni Wells Straight Talk:Families Speak to Families about Child and Youth Mental Health. Axis Group Publishing (2011) in paperback or kindle ISBN 978-0-983025108 - $15.00
On-line three module course on child trauma information and responding to child trauma:
Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) – web-based training for people who will certify that they have Master’s level clinical training:
Child and Family Support Services Inc (Tempe AZ)
Training to increase understanding of the unique issues facing military youth dealing with the deployment and reunion of a parent or loved ones:
The presence or absence of a listing represents neither an endorsement nor a disapproval by the Certification Commission for Family Supports. Listings are added when the Certification Commission office becomes aware of training opportunities that relate to the competencies necessary for Certified Parent Support Providers.