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Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist – Individual (CCTS-I) IN PERSON

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2021 – Friday, Feb 5, 2021

8:30am – 4:30pm

Arizona Trauma Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6677. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Arizona Trauma Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

CE Hours Awarded: 18

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Course Description

The Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist – Individual (CCTS-I) presented by both Robert Rhoton, PsyD, LPC, D.A.A.E.T.S. and Camea Peca, PhD. is a 3-day training designed to give the participant a working knowledge of how to engage in the process of trauma treatment. Focusing not only on interventions, but how to sequence the interventions to maximize outcomes.  The participant will be eligible for certification with the Trauma Institute International at the end of this training.

This training is designed to improve the quality of treatment for those that have experienced trauma.  There will be a focus on the active ingredients – the things that are common factors that help all treatment work become better and work more efficiently.

Objectives of the CCTS-I Training:

  • Compare and contrast evidence-based-interventions, common factors, and emerging trends for effective treatment of traumatic stress
  • Identify the common factors for healing traumatic stress
  • Comprehend the importance of therapeutic relationship and positive expectancy (relational factors) for positive outcomes in treatment
  • Articulate the role of reciprocal inhibition, relaxation, self-regulation, exposure and narrative in the treatment of traumatic stress
  • Understand concept and procedure for enhancing therapeutic relationship as method for increasing positive outcomes
  • Appreciate the potential deleterious personal effects associated with treating traumatic stress

This course meets the educational requirements to apply for The Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist– Individual (CCTS-I) certification available through the Trauma Institute International.


CE Credits

Credits listed below are for full attendance of the live training.  Attendees will sign in upon arrival and after lunch.  At the end of the training, attendees will be given an evaluation to complete.  After completing the evaluation attendees will receive a certificate of completion for the training.

Arizona Trauma Institute does not issue partial certificates of completion.

NOTE: Credits do not include time for breaks or lunch.

CE Hours Awarded: 18


Training Presenters – Robert Rhoton, PsyD, LPC, D.A.A.E.T.S.

Dr. Robert Rhoton, CEO of Arizona Trauma Institute and President of the Trauma Institute International possesses a rich history of experience in the mental health field. Dr. Rhoton has supervised multiple outpatient clinics, juvenile justice programs, and programs, and child and family therapeutic services. Additionally, Dr. Rhoton has advanced training in child and adolescent trauma treatment, family therapy, and family trauma. Dr. Rhoton served as president of the Arizona Trauma Therapy Network from 2010 through 2012. Dr. Rhoton was a Professor at Ottawa University in the Behavioral Sciences and Counseling Department whose primary interests were training counselors to work with traumagenic family dynamics, child and family trauma, and non-egoic models of treatment. Dr. Rhoton is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and collaborates and consults with numerous Arizona agencies fine tuning their understanding of trauma and the impact of developmental trauma on the individual and family. Dr. Rhoton also serves on the Arizona Department of Health Services Trauma Informed Care (TIC) task force as a community member.

Camea Peca, PhD.

Dr. Peca has spent over 18 years working with Children and Families in a vast range of settings both locally and abroad. After completing a Bachelor of Science at ASU, Camea spent 10 years abroad studying and working. During this time, she completed a MSc in Psychoanalytic Development Psychology at the Anna Freud Center/University College London including a dissertation in Sensory Integration Therapy and Tactile and Vestibular Processing Disorder. During this training Camea was trained by leaders in attachment and infant development including Dr. Peter Fonagy and Mary Target. She later completed a Graduate Diploma in the Application of Arts in Therapy and Education and an additional Graduate Diploma in Child Counselling using the Expressive Arts at the Institute for Arts and Therapy in Education London. As a part of this training Camea had the chance to work with the Child Center for Mental Health and participating in specialty training with leaders in the expressive arts as well as Sir Richard Bowlby, Dr. Dan Hughes, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, Dr. Bruce Perry, and many others. She completed clinical training and supervision in the Expressive Arts with Dr. Margot Sunderland and the Helping Where It Hurts program which puts expressive arts therapists in inner city London schools. Camea is trained in the use of all 7 Expressive Arts modalities and has completed her own experiential work in each modality. Camea has completed her PhD in Psychology with an emphasis on Cognition and Instruction, which included a qualitative research study that explored the correlational relationship between Interoceptive Awareness, Parental Attachment and Parenting Stress in foster parents who care for children that are survivors of sexual abuse.

Professionally Camea has worked in a variety of setting including adolescent shelters, inpatient psychiatric units, schools and specialty projects targeting physical and sexualized trauma. Additionally, she has a led a specialty project and professional steering group for Young Carers in inner city London, served as the Child Development Specialist and Lead trainer for Baby Sensory in the USA,  she has also developed and led Executive Functioning training for Executive Functioning coaches in the Valley. For the past 5 years Camea has worked as a Trauma Specialist in a local specialty service targeting children and families that have survived sexual abuse. Camea specializes in work with very young children and their families and has extensive experience with early developmental trauma and attachment-based therapy using the expressive arts, somatic and sensory based modalities. She also has used the body, play and the arts to develop a unique approach to the development of Executive Function in children who have experienced trauma. Camea also works with leadership and employees on behalf of Arizona Trauma Institute to support organizations to become certified in Trauma Informed Care. Camea uses her eclectic and wide range of international training and clinical experience to deliver dynamic and experiential training exclusively for Arizona Trauma Institute.

Event Location

Arizona Trauma Institute
49 South Sycamore Street, Suite 2
Mesa, AZ, 85202

Event Fees

$ 265.00