Full Course Description


OUTLINE

Module 1 
Introductory Concepts of CBT

 
  • Foundations in CBT
  • Evolution of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
  • Neurobiological Findings
  • Outcome Studies
  • Offshoot Models
  • Third Wave Approaches
  • DBT
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
 
  • Treatment Concepts
  • Socialization to the CBT Treatment Model
  • Three Levels of Cognition
  • Eliciting & Labeling Distortions
  • Identify & Evaluate Automatic Thoughts
  • Therapeutic Relationships
  • Establish Rapport
  • Ruptures in the Therapeutic Alliance
  • Predictive of Outcome
 

 

Module 2 
Cognitive Conceptualization

 
  • Cognitive Conceptualization
  • Case Formulation
  • Collaborative Empiricism
  • Symptom Driven Treatment Planning
  • Application in Clinical Practice
  • Case Studies/Role Plays
  • The Therapeutic Relationship
  • Session Structure
  • Phases of Treatment
 
  • Key Components of CBT Practice
  • Structure
  • Feedback
  • Guided Discovery
  • Homework
 

 

Module 3 
CBT for Bipolar, Depression and Sleep Issues

 
  • CBT for Mood Disorders
  • Cognitive Model of Depression
  • Behavioral Activation
  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Activity Monitoring & Scheduling
  • Modify Negative Cognitions
  • Gratitude & Meaning
  • Nutritional Interventions
  • Bipolar Disorder

 

 
 

 

Module 4 
CBT for Anger, Anxiety Disorders, & OCD

 
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Cognitive Model of Anxiety
  • ”Worry Cure”
  • Phobias
  • Hierarchy Work
  • Desensitization
  • Panic Disorder
  • Cognitive Model of Panic
  • Interoceptive Strategies
 
  • Anger
  • Cognitive Model of Anger
  • Role of Values & “Moral Resistance”
  • Symptom Management
  • OCD
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Metacognitive Strategies
  • Exposure & Response Prevention
 

 

Module 5 
CBT for PTSD and Substance Abuse Treatment, Cluster B Personality Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment

 
  • PTSD
  • Prolonged Exposure
  • Nightmare Re-scripting
  • Trauma Narratives
  • Personality Disorder Treatment
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Schema Focused Therapy
  • Personality Disorder Diagnosis
  • Characteristics
  • Assessment Techniques
 
  • Cluster B Personality Disorders
  • Antisocial
  • ‚ÄčPsychopathy
  • Behavior Management
  • Histrionic
  • Schema Modification
  • Constructive Alternatives for “Getting Noticed”
 

 

Module 6 
Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment

 
  • Cluster B Personality Disorders
  • Narcissistic
  • Subtypes of Narcissism
  • Schema Mode Work
  • Borderline
  • DBT Based Strategies
  • Emotion Regulation Skills
  • Distress Tolerance Skills
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills
  • Believe Reconstruction
 
  • Advanced Strategies
  • Modify Deep Seeded Beliefs
  • Continuum Work
  • Construct New Beliefs
  • Internalization Exercises
  • Build Resilience
  • Cognitive Behavioral Chain Analysis
  • Schema Mode Work
 

 

Objectives

  1. Apply evidence-based CBT techniques to multiple symptom sets.
  2. Choose methods for conducting CBT psychoeducation to elicit “buy in” from most difficult clients.
  3. Point out, challenge and modify dysfunctional self-talk, thoughts and core beliefs.
  4. Develop case conceptualization skills for treating any DSM-5® condition.
  5. Formulate the key components of CBT practice.
  6. Implement rapport-building tips and tools to improve client relationships.
  7. Evaluate key behavioral activation strategies useful for alleviating treatment resistant depression.
  8. Develop strategies for treating depressive relapses.
  9. Implement cognitive behavioral methods to overcome intrusive, obsessive compulsive thoughts.
  10. Integrate key strategies for impulse control used to treat substance use-disorders.
  11. Provide exposure and cognitive processing interventions used to treatment PTSD and trauma.
  12. Utilize cognitive reprocessing for clients with PTSD.
  13. Measure symptom management strategies for personality disorders.
  14. Apply DBT skills training for borderline personality disorder.
  15. Articulate the role of early maladaptive schemas in maintaining chronic conditions.
  16. Utilize schema-based strategies for breaking lifelong destructive behavioral cycles.
  17. Determine eight motivations for parasuicidal behaviors and how to effectively intervene for each motivation.
  18. Establish how family dynamics are affected by an individual with borderline personality disorder and discover how to improve family communication.
  19. Compile suicide assessment skills and learn how to document to minimize liability.
Copyright : 02/10/2016