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Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist – Individual (CCTS-I)

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 – Friday, Oct 4, 2019

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) 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.

This course meets the educational requirements to apply for the Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) certification available through the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP).




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 Presenter: Eric Gentry Ph.D., LMHC, D.A.A.E.T.S.

J. Eric Gentry, Ph.D., LMHC, D.A.A.E.T.S. is a board-certified and internationally recognized leader in the study and treatment of traumatic stress and compassion fatigue. His doctorate is from Florida State University where he studied with Professor Charles Figley—a pioneer of these two fields. In 1997, he co-developed the Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for Compassion Fatigue—the world’s only evidence-based treatment protocol for compassion fatigue. Dr. Gentry was original faculty, curriculum designer and Associate Director of the Traumatology Institute at Florida State University. In 2001, he became the co-director and moved this institute to the University of South Florida where it became the International Traumatology Institute. In 2010, he began the International Association of Trauma Professionals. He has trained tens of thousands of professionals to more effectively treat traumatic stress. In 2005, Hogrefe and Huber published Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization and Recovery—a critically acclaimed text on the treatment of traumatic stress for which Dr. Gentry is a co-author. The third edition of this text was released in 2015. In 2016 He released his revolutionary Forward-Facing Trauma Therapy book. He is the author of numerous chapters, papers, and peer-reviewed journal articles in the areas of traumatic stress and compassion fatigue. Dr. Gentry is a licensed psychotherapist with over 33 years of clinical practice. He is the CEO and owner of Compassion Unlimited– a private psychotherapy, training, and consulting practice.

Event Location

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

Event Fees

$ 265.00