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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate Course: 3-Day Intensive Training
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate Course: 3-Day Intensive Training

When:  Monday, March 13, 2017 - Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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Course 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 Dr. John Ludgate, trained at the Beck Institute of Cognitive Therapy. 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 discussion, 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.

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Objectives:
  1. Apply Evidence Based CBT techniques to multiple symptom sets.
  2. Describe methods for conducting CBT psychoeducation to elicit “buy in” from most difficult clients.
  3. Identify, challenge and modify dysfunctional self-talk, thoughts and core beliefs.
  4. Develop case conceptualization skills for treating any DSM-5® condition.
  5. List the key components of CBT practice.
  6. Implement rapport-building tips and tools to improve client relationships.
  7. Describe 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. Illustrate key strategies for impulse control used to treat substance use-disorders.
  11. Describe exposure and cognitive processing interventions used to treatment PTSD and trauma.
  12. Utilize cognitive reprocessing for clients with PTSD.
  13. List symptom management strategies for personality disorders.
  14. Apply DBT skills training for borderline personality disorder.
  15. Summarize the role of early maladaptive schemas in maintaining chronic conditions.
  16. Utilize schema-based strategies for breaking lifelong destructive behavioral cycles.
  17. Describe eight motivations for parasuicidal behaviors and how to effectively intervene for each motivation.
  18. Discuss how family dynamics are affected by an individual with borderline personality disorder and discover how to improve family communication.
  19. Acquire 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
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
  • Depression 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 Notices”
  • 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

JOHN LUDGATE, PHD

John Ludgate, Ph.D., LPC, is a licensed clinical psychologist who has worked as a psychotherapist for almost 30 years. He is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. His practice, which involves work in both a private practice and in an outpatient psychiatric center, consists largely of treating clients referred with mood problems and/or anxiety conditions. He is currently working at the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Center of Western North Carolina in Asheville, North Carolina.

John is a native of southern Ireland and obtained a Master Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, and a Ph.D. from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland in 1990. He trained at the Center for Cognitive Therapy, obtaining a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. He subsequently became Assistant Director of Training at Dr. Beck's Center.

In the early 1990s, Dr. Ludgate was a research clinical psychologist at the University of Oxford in England and served as cognitive therapist in several outcome studies of panic disorder, agoraphobia, social phobia and hypochondriasis. In 2009 he authored Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Relapse Prevention for Depression and Anxiety published by Professional Resources Press and was co-editor with Wright, Thase and Beck of Cognitive Therapy with Inpatients: Developing a Cognitive Milieu published by Guilford Press in 1993. His newest book is Overcoming Compassion Fatigue,, co-authored with Martha Teater, and was published by PESI Publishing & Media in 2014. He has written numerous journal articles and book chapters in the field of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety and Depression. He has presented many seminars and workshops on cognitive behavioral approaches, both nationally and internationally.




Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: John Ludgate has an employment relationship with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Center of WNC. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: John Ludgate has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
ADDICTION COUNSELORS
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This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 19.0 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 intermediate activity consists of 19.0 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.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COUNSELORS: This intermediate activity is approved for 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. The District of Columbia Municipal Regulations for Professional Counseling recognizes courses and providers that are approved by the American Psychological Association. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to counselors who complete the program evaluation, to submit to their state board.

MARYLAND COUNSELORS: This intermediate activity is approved for 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. The Maryland Board of Professional Counselors recognizes courses and providers that are approved by the NAADAC. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to counselors who complete the program evaluation, to submit to their state board.

VIRGINIA COUNSELORS: This intermediate activity is approved for 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. The Virginia Board of Counseling recognizes courses and providers that are approved by the American Psychological Association or NAADAC. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to counselors who complete the program evaluation, to submit to their state board.


MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS
This activity consists of 1140 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. You should save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


NURSE/NURSE PRACTITIONERS/CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS
This activity meets the criteria for a American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity PESI, Inc, is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by the ANCC for behavioral health related activities.

This activity qualifies for 19.0 contact hours.


PSYCHOLOGISTS
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PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI is offering this activity for 19.0 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


SOCIAL WORKERS
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PESI, Inc. Provider #:1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 19.0 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for this intermediate course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.

PENNSYLVANIA SOCIAL WORKERS, MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS AND PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the ASWB. This course will qualify for 19.0 credits. Full attendance is required, variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.


OTHER PROFESSIONS
This activity qualifies for 1140 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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