Family Trauma Institute

Training Mental Health Communities to
Master Family Trauma Techniques

Family Trauma Solutions Webinar

Treating the iFamily with Technology Chaos
August 14, 2024 | 12 – 1 pm EDT

Family Trauma Solutions on YouTube

FST Technique Learning Options

Pick the Path that is Right for You

Learn the same 12 FST Techniques.

Register for the training that is right for you and fits your lifestyle.

Family Trauma Institute: FST Overview

LEARN with an FST Overview

Spend some quality time getting to know how a few of the FST techniques work and if they are right for you and fits with your passion.

Family Trauma Institute: FST Training

GROW with the FST Masterclass or Online Course

Learn all 12 FST Techniques quickly and with confidence whether you are a clinician or non-clinician.

Family Trauma Institute: FST Certification

GO with FST Certification

After completing the FST Masterclass or Online Course, you can choose post-training consultation. 

Dr. Scott Sells

I’m Dr. Scott Sells, Founder of the Family Trauma Institute and developer of the FST | Family Systems Trauma model.

Following graduate school, I discovered many resources to treat the traumatized child, but a lack of concrete tools to treat the entire traumatized family.

Our mental health field was lacking step-by-step techniques to go from the individual to the family. And how to move from trauma-informed to trauma-responsive.

Learn more

Recent Articles & Resources

Upcoming Monthly Webinars and Conferences

WebinarTreating the iFamily with Technology Chaos
August 14, 2024
ConferenceWhen All Hell Breaks Loose: How to Treat Disrespect or Aggressive KidsKeynote Presentation: Social Work Conference, Naperville, IL
August 15, 2024
WebinarDifficult Divorces and the Child in the Middle: Family Trauma Solutions
September 4, 2024
ConferenceHealing Trauma through a Child’s Love LanguagesPresentation at ATTACh (Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children), Denver, CO
September 13, 2024
WebinarNew Innovations to Treat Extreme Disrespect and Aggression
October 9, 2024
WebinarTreating Addiction in the Family
November 20, 2024
WebinarSpecial Panel of FST Graduates: How Did the FST Techniques Work?
December 11, 2024

FST Trainings

Same 12 FST techniques. Just register for the FST training that is right for you and fits your lifestyle.

Online Courses

FST Online Course (Over 12 Weeks)
September 14, 2024 December 16, 2024

Special Treatment Issues Using FST

3.0 CE Hours (On Demand)

Watch One or All Three:

  • Healing Child Suicidal Threats
  • Treating Anxious Kids and Anxious Parents
  • Stopping Extreme Behaviors in Children

3.0 continuing education hours from ASWB and NBCC

Agency and Group Learning

Schedule a call with Dr. Sells to discuss how he can help train your agency or organization to become experts in family trauma.

 Find a FST Certified Therapist

Locate a FST trained therapist near you.