Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate Course: 3-Day Intensive Train
Live Webcast

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate Course: 3-Day Intensive Training


Faculty:
David M Pratt
Duration:
3 Full Days
Product Code:
LWC054055
Brochure Code:
PLW69713
Media Type:
Live Webcast


Description

Join in for this breakthrough Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Certificate Course to develop core competencies and transform your skills to achieve better therapeutic outcomes, even with your most challenging clients! 

You will be able to utilize concrete strategies that will provide greater healing for your clients who suffer from:

  • Mood disorders
  • Anger
  • Anxiety disorders
  • PTSD
  • Substance abuse
  • Personality disorders
  • Suicidality
  • And many more challenging clients!

You’ll get effective clinical techniques from David M. Pratt, PhD, MSW. He will teach you how to master the art of applying CBT to a variety of clinical populations. Join him for this revolutionary experience as he reveals the latest advances in CBT to get the skills you need to succeed! 

Through case studies, interactive discussions, role-plays, and reproducible handouts, you will take away practical CBT strategies to use immediately with any client. Leave this certificate course armed with tools you can use in your very next session. 

Don’t miss out – register now to reserve your seat!

Credits

CE Information Coming Soon

Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements. 

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details. 

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. 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 professions standards.


Faculty

David M Pratt Related seminars and products: 4

MSW, Ph.D.


David M. Pratt, MSW, Ph.D., is a New York State Licensed Psychologist with over 35 years of experience as a mental health professional working with children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Pratt is the director of the Mood Management Program (MMP) at the Western New York Psychotherapy Services, a private group practice in Amherst, NY. He is the former principal psychologist at the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center where he developed the Mood Management Program for Youth Depression (MMP-YD), an evidence-based treatment program for depressed/suicidal youth.

Dr. Pratt previously served as a clinical assistant professor of Psychiatry, SUNY at Buffalo and as a former adjunct professor/lecturer, Department of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology, SUNY, Buffalo. He is on faculty with the SUNY, Buffalo, Office of Continuing Education and is on the Advisory Board of the New York State Office of Mental Health, Evidence Based Treatment for Youth training initiative. Dr. Pratt has conducted numerous professional trainings on youth depression at local, state, national and international forums. 

Speaker Disclosures: 

Financial: David Pratt is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-financial: David Pratt has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

Additional Resources

To order the book, CBT for Anxiety: Step-By-Step Training for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry and OCD​, please visit our product store.

To order the book, The CBT Toolbox: A Workbook for Clients and Clinicians, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox: A Treatment Guide for Managing Intense Emotions, please visit our product store.

To order the book, CBT & Mindfulness Toolbox: 50 Tips, Tools and Handouts for Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Personality & Mood Disorders​, please visit our product store.

To order the book, CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents: Worksheets & Exercises for Trauma, ADHD, Autism, Depression & Conduct​, please visit our product store.

To order the magazine, Psychotherapy Networker Magazine Subscription - 1 Year​, please visit our product store.


Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review. 

 


Webcast 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.


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 treat 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.

Outline

MASTER THE CORE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES OF CBT 

Foundations in CBT 

  • Evolution of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
  • Neurobiological Findings
  • Outcome Studies
  • Limitations of the Research and Potential Risks

Treatment Concepts 

  • Socialization to Treatment Model
  • Levels of Cognition
  • Eliciting & Labeling Distortions
  • Identify & Evaluate Automatic Thoughts

Offshoot Models

  • Third Wave Approaches
  • DBT
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  • Schema Therapy

The Therapeutic Relationship 

  • Establish Rapport
  • Ruptures in the Therapeutic Alliance
  • Predictive of Outcome

Cognitive Conceptualization

  • Case Formulation
  • Collaborative Empiricism
  • Symptom Driven Treatment Planning

Key Components of CBT Practice

  • Structure
  • Feedback
  • Guided Discovery
  • Collaborative Empiricism
  • Homework

Application to Clinical Practice

  • Case Studies/Role Plays

CBT FOR MOOD DISORDERS, ANGER, ANXIETY, PTSD & SUBSTANCE ABUSE


CBT for Mood Disorders

  • Cognitive Model of Depression
  • Behavioral Activation
  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Activity Monitoring & Scheduling
  • Modify Negative Cognitions
  • Gratitude & Meaning
  • Depressive Relapse
  • Bipolar Disorder

CBT for Anger

  • Cognitive Model of Anger
  • Role of Values & “Moral Resistance”
  • Symptom Management

CBT for Anxiety

  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Cognitive Model of Anxiety
  • ”Worry Cure”
  • Phobias
  • Hierarchy Work
  • Desensitization
  • Panic Disorder
  • Cognitive Model of Panic
  • Interoceptive Strategies

CBT for OCD

  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Metacognitive Strategies
  • Behavioral Experiments

CBT for PTSD

  • Prolonged Exposure
  • Cognitive Reprocessing
  • Trauma Narratives

CBT for Substance Abuse

  • Impulse Control Models
  • Monitor Cravings & Resist Urges
  • Relapse Prevention

Application to Clinical Practice

  • Case Studies/Role Plays

DIFFICULT CASES, CLUSTER B & C PERSONALITY DISORDERS


Overview of CBT for Challenging Cases

  • Why are they challenging
  • Adaptations in CBT
  • Modified Expectations for the Therapist

Treatment Model

  • Early Maladaptive Schemas
  • Breaking Destructive Behavioral Cycles
  • Belief Modification Protocol

CBT for Cluster B Personality Disorders

  • Antisocial
    • Psychopathy
    • Behavior Management
  • Narcissistic
    • Subtypes of Narcissism
    • Schema Mode Work
  • Histrionic
    • Schema Modification
    • Constructive Alternatives for “Getting Noticed”
  • Borderline
    • DBT Based Strategies
    • Emotion Regulation Skills
    • Distress Tolerance Skills
    • Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

CBT for Cluster C Personality Disorders

  • Modifying Avoidant Schemas and Strategies
  • Changing Dependent Beliefs and Behaviors
  • OCPD: Interventions and Strategies

Advanced Strategies for Cluster B Personality Disorders

  • Modify Deep Seeded Beliefs
  • Continuum Work
  • Construct New Beliefs
  • Internalization Exercises
  • Build Resilience
  • Cognitive Behavioral Chain Analysis
  • Schema Mode Work

CBT for Suicidal Clients

  • CBT Model of suicide
  • Risk Assessment
  • Strategies for Suicidal Ideation and Hopelessness
  • Reasons for Living Inventories

Target Audience

  • Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychotherapists
  • Case Managers
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses Addiction
  • Counselors
  • Mental Health Professionals

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