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In-Person Seminar

MA 2-Day Intensive Training: Cognitive Processing Therapy: An Evidence-Based Approach to Treat PTSD and Related Conditions


Speaker:
Kathleen M. Chard, PhD
Duration:
2 Full Days
Product Code:
LIP055825
Brochure Code:
DED87753
Media Type:
In-Person Seminar - Also available: Live Webcast | Live Webinar  2
Location:
Dedham, Massachusetts
Dates:

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Description

Endorsed by the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense, the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, and the U.K. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as a best practice for the treatment of PTSD, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is an evidence-based approach to treating trauma that helps clients:

  • Understand why recovery from traumatic events is difficult and how symptoms affect daily life
  • Reduce distress related to memories of the trauma
  • Decrease emotional numbing and avoidance of trauma reminders
  • Improve day-to-day living by decreasing depression, anxiety, guilt or shame

Presented by CPT co-developer Dr. Kathleen Chard, this 2-day intensive training will encompass every step of this highly structured, 12-session cognitive treatment approach from start to finish, complete with opportunities to practice, ask questions, and receive constructive feedback from both your peers and Dr. Chard herself.

Designed to prepare you to use CPT right away, this training will equip you with session-by-session instructions, scripts, worksheets, and handouts to help move your clients from suffering and despair to hope and healing. You’ll learn:

  • The who, when and how of CPT
  • Powerful cognitive restructuring skills to help clients overcome ways of thinking that keep them “stuck”
  • Effective ways to utilize structure and consistency to help clients become their own CPT therapist
  • How to help clients release themselves from shame, guilt and blame about the trauma
  • And more!

Don’t miss this opportunity to train with one of the leading trauma experts in the field – sign up today!


The CPT Manual is FREE with Registration ($38 value!)

Included in your registration is your own copy of Cogntive Processing Therapy for PTSD. It will be shipped to you after checkout. When you click "Add to Cart" be sure to select "Add Bundle to the Cart" to ensure the book is included with your registration.

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**Please note: You will NOT have access to an archived version of this webinar after the program has ended.**

Credits

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



* Credit Note - *

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (For the in-person event, after attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will need to log into their online account to complete the online evaluation. Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, Q&A, and others. After completion of the evaluation participants can download/print their certificate of completion. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance will be available in the attendee online account after completion of the evaluation. An adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be sent within 30 days (if your board allows)).

Continuing Education Information: Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live, in-person event only. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see below.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.
 


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NAADAC

This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 12.5 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 


Counselors

This activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Massachusetts Counselors

This program has been approved for 12.5 Category I MaMHCA/MMCEP hours for re-licensure, in accordance with 262 CMR. Expires: .  Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 760 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI is offering this activity for 12.5 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Course level: Intermediate.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2020 - January 27, 2023. Social Workers completing this live course receive 12.5 clinical continuing education credits.

 

Course Level: intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Social Workers (NASW)

This live program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886759332-3145) for 12.5 continuing education contact hours in social work.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 760 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



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Speaker

Kathleen M. Chard, PhD's Profile

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Kathleen M. Chard, Ph.D., is a co-developer of CPT and director of the Trauma Recovery Center at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. Serving as the VA CPT Implementation Director, Dr. Chard oversees the dissemination of CPT to mental health clinicians across the United States. She is the co-author of Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD: A Comprehensive Model (The Guilford Press, 2017) and author of CPT for Sexual Abuse treatment manual (2012). A sought-after speaker, Dr. Chard has personally trained over 5,000 clinicians throughout the United States on using CPT with veterans, active duty personnel, and civilians in addition to overseeing the training of tens of thousands of others via the trainers she supervises. She is co-chair of a 17-site study comparing CPT to Prolonged Exposure in US veterans in addition to conducting a $6 million-dollar Department of Defense study on the assessment of PTSD. She served as a past editor of the Journal of Traumatic Stress and is a professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Kathleen Chard has employment relationships with CPT Training Institute, the Cincinnati Veterans Administration Medical Center, the University of Cincinnati, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. She receives royalties as a published author. She has a research activity that is grant funded through Health Services Research and Development Service. Kathleen Chard receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Kathleen Chard is an ad hoc reviewer for several peer review journals, for a complete list contact PESI, Inc.


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Live Event Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


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Objectives

  1. Examine the empirical evidence supporting the use of Cognitive Processing Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and related conditions.
  2. Employ the 12-session CPT treatment protocol in its entirety, including assessments, handouts, scripts, and homework assignments.
  3. Utilize clinical strategies and evidence-based assessments to identify traumatic events and potential co-morbid conditions.
  4. Utilize psychoeducation to help clients understand the impact of trauma, normalize their experience, and identify areas where they are “stuck”.
  5. Assess for and challenge the client’s assimilated beliefs related to the traumatic event.
  6. Differentiate between the client’s thoughts and feelings versus facts regarding the traumatic event.
  7. Distinguish among the 5 themes of trauma; determine which are most prevalent for the client.
  8. Evaluate the client’s progress at the mid-point of CPT treatment using evidence-based assessments.
  9. Implement clinical strategies to help the client identify maladaptive coping skills.
  10. Construct a comprehensive CPT aftercare plan for the client to follow once treatment has ended.
  11. Integrate specific therapeutic strategies to address client resistance, non-adherence, or lack of progress in CPT treatment.
  12. Develop CPT skills to apply to special client populations including sexual abuse survivors and those with brain injuries, low intelligence, and/or dementia. 

Outline

WHAT IS COGNITIVE PROCESSING THERAPY (CPT)?
  • The evolution of the approach – and why that matters today
  • CPT and CPT+A
  • Empirical evidence supporting CPT
  • Limitations of the research and potential risks
  • Structure: Review, Content, Check in, Assignment
TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS: SETTING THE STAGE CLINICALLY
  • The who, when and how of CPT
  • How to gather trauma history to identify the index event
  • Assessment: PCL-5 and PHQ-9, co-morbidities and risk of harm
  • Family involvement considerations
  • Discerning between assimilated and overaccommodated beliefs
  • Balancing structure with ongoing case conceptualization and flexibility
ARE YOU READY TO DELIVER CPT?
  • Core competencies of the CPT therapist
  • Common areas of therapist uncertainty: client readiness, using a manualized approach and more
  • CPT errors most clinicians make (and what to do about them)
SESSION 1: OVERVIEW OF PTSD AND CPT
  • Explaining PTSD symptom clusters (and how they interact) in an understandable way
  • PTSD as a problem of non-recovery; why people get “stuck”
  • Cognitive theory within the context of trauma
  • How CPT will help clients move forward
  • “Stuck Points” and the Impact Statement
SESSIONS 2 & 3: CONNECTING EVENTS, THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS
  • What are “Stuck Points” and how do I identify them?
  • Introduction of trauma-related ABC model
  • Identification and labeling of emotions (accurately)
  • Differentiating between thoughts, feelings and facts
  • “I think” v. “I feel”
  • Listening for logic, proportion and patterns
  • Challenging assimilated cognitions
SESSIONS 4 & 5: PROCESSING THE TRAUMATIC EVENT
  • A deeper dive into assimilated beliefs
  • Differentiating among intention, responsibility and the unforeseeable
  • 80/20 rule for clarifying v. examining evidence
  • Getting to the feelings under the thoughts/assumptions
  • Introduction of “Challenging Questions” worksheet
  • Identification of patterns of problematic thinking
SESSIONS 6 & 7: LEARNING TO SELF-CHALLENGE
  • Conduct treatment midpoint assessments
  • What to do if progress is minimal at this point
  • Introduction of Challenging Beliefs worksheet
  • 5 themes of trauma – safety, trust, power/control, esteem and intimacy
SESSIONS 8, 9 & 10: SAFETY, TRUST AND POWER/CONTROL
  • Safety: Addressing generalized fears and safety obsessions; exploring probability and likelihood
  • Trust beliefs related to self v. others
  • Examining the continuum of power and control
  • Possible resolutions to negative beliefs about trust, power and control
SESSIONS 10, 11, 12 & AFTERCARE: ESTEEM, INTIMACY AND FACING THE FUTURE
  • Examining beliefs about self-worth and capabilities
  • Challenging overgeneralizations about groups of people based on the trauma
  • Self-intimacy and intimacy with others
  • Addressing maladaptive attempts to self-soothe
  • Comparing the original impact statement with the new one
  • Review of treatment, goals for the future, aftercare planning
CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • Nonadherence to treatment: do’s and don’ts
  • Variations on CPT
  • CPT in a group setting, specifically for sexual abuse
  • Issues in working with different types of trauma
  • Trauma among clients with brain injuries, low intelligence, or aging/dementia
  • PTSD complicated by grief
  • Trauma in adolescence; its effects on other developmental periods
  • Diversity and cross-cultural adaptations

Target Audience

  • Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Addictions Professionals
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Case Managers
  • Physicians
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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Total Reviews: 7

Comments

Michele A

"Best training I've taken in a long time. Presenter was knowledgeable, engaging and managed the web-based platform beautifully, taking questions, etc. "

Tricia S

"Absolutely fantastic training! "

Lynette K

"I will recommend this training and Kate as a presenter to coworkers."

Julie K

"Very informative training"

Judith D

"An excellent training. I have recommended it to a colleague. I am looking forwarding to using this method with PTSD clients."

Jennifer A

"Excellent training! "

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