Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 CPP Program!
For consideration for enrollment and scholarships, apply by November 30, 2017. Applications will continue to be accepted as space is available. Priority will be given to clinicians who serve children and families in the child welfare system in Wisconsin, or who are at risk.

Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) is a a trauma-informed, evidence-based and relationship-based therapeutic treatment for children from birth to age 6 who have early trauma histories and/or are experiencing emotional, behavior, attachment, and/or mental health problems.

This training is for mental health clinicians working with young children (birth through 5) and their families. The goal of the training is to support the adoption, implementation, and expansion of the evidence-based child trauma treatment, CPP, to serve and improve outcomes for Wisconsin’s young children and their caregivers who have experienced traumatic events. Clinicians will be trained to implement CPP with fidelity in the context of working collaboratively with their organizations.


Primary Goals of CPP

Training Components for Cohort Starting in March, 2018

Please click here to be added to our CPP Contact List to ask your questions and receive follow-up information and contact.

Estimated Cost

Training cost is $6,000 per person (to be paid over a 15 month period).

Scholarships are available for attendees with priority given to clinicians who serve children and families in the child welfare system in Wisconsin, or who are at risk.

UW Extension CEUs will be available.


Team Application: Each applicant is to individually complete the TI-CPP application and include the names of their team members. If you need help identifying a team, please contact us.

For more information contact:

For additional information and resources on Child-Parent Psychotherapy visit SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices: Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)

Offered by:

UW Infant, Early Childhood and Family Mental Health Capstone Certificate Program, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health

With Funding Support from: Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

With additional support from: Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health (WI-AIMH)