Upcoming Trainings

Webinar: Failure to Launch

October 30, 2018

FST Level II Certification

November 9, 2018

More training events

See the latest playbook

  • Each month a new case example along with a suggested sample trauma playbook.
  • Step-by-step techniques to get the traumatized family unstuck that goes beyond those highlighted in the new book Treating the Traumatized Child: A Step-by-Step Family Systems Approach.
Latest Playbook

We Train Professionals in Family Systems Trauma

We train professionals in the behavioral health, child welfare, and juvenile justice fields with step-by-step tools to work effectively with both the child and family using the Family Systems Trauma (FST) model.

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Failure to Launch:  The Safety Planning Technique

Tuesday, October 30, 1 – 2pm EST

Each webinar features an FST technique or strategy to become a better skilled family trauma expert.

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FST Workshops

Dr. Sells teaches family systems trauma techniques that work to treat the whole family through FST Workshops.

Workshops are offered through the Family Trauma Institute.  Organizations can also request on-site training.

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Learn About System of Care

FST is part of an Evidence Based system of care.  We train agencies to obtain measurable outcomes using this model.

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New from Dr. Sells & Ellen Souder


Treating the Traumatized Child

A Step-by-Step Family Systems Approach

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Download a sample chapter (PDF, 44 MB)