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

Where:   FAIRFAX, VA

When:  Monday, February 18, 2019 - Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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Details

$599.99
Single Registration
$549.99
2+ Group Rate: per person
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Location

HILTON GARDEN INN FAIRFAX
3950 FAIR RIDGE DR
FAIRFAX, VA 22033
Phone:  703-385-7774
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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 Avidan Milevsky, Ph.D., LCPC, 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 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!
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
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Mental Health Professionals

AVIDAN MILEVSKY, PH.D., LCPC

Avidan Milevsky, PhD, LCPC, has over 20 years of experience specializing in the broad application of cognitive behavioral interventions for multiple client difficulties. He is an associate professor of Psychology at Ariel University in Israel, Executive Director of The Family Institute School of Psychotherapy and Clinic in Jerusalem, and a psychotherapist at Wellspring Counseling in Towson, MD, USA.

His clinical research has produced over 100 conference presentations, more than 20 papers in peer-reviewed journals, and six books including Will I Ever be Happy Again, Understanding Adolescents for the Helping Professional, and Sibling Issues in Therapy.

He has lectured to audiences in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, and the Middle-East on various topics including cognitive behavioral interventions for individual and family issues, parenting, sibling relationships, and the intersection between spirituality and mental health. Dr. Milevsky has been interviewed by national media about his work including stories in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press, Real Simple, and Allure magazine. Additionally, Dr. Milevsky is a columnist for Psychology Today and The Huffington Post on wellbeing issues. He has been a guest expert on TV and radio including an appearance on Public Radio International’s “The Takeaway.”



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Avidan Milevsky has an employment relationship with Wellspring Counseling. He is an associate professor of Psychology at Ariel University in Israel, Executive Director of The Family Institute School of Psychotherapy and Clinic in Jerusalem, and a psychotherapist at Wellspring Counseling in Towson, MD, USA. Dr. Milevsky receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Avidan Milevsky is a member of the American Psychological Association.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. After attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will receive an email from PESI Customer Service with the subject line, “Evaluation and Certificate” within one week. This email will contain a link to complete the seminar evaluation and allow attendees to print, email or download a certificate of completion if in full attendance. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance is available through that link and an adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be issued within 30 days (if your board allows). Please see “live seminar schedule” for full attendance start and end times. NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.

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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.

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ADDICTION COUNSELORS
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 consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.

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 consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.

WEST VIRGINIA COUNSELORS: An application has been submitted to the West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling.


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.


NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONER/CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 19.0 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


PSYCHOLOGISTS
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This activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. Certificates of attendance will be issued for you to submit to your state licensing board to recognize for continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education. PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


SOCIAL WORKERS
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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 the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 19.0 Clinical Practice continuing education credits for completing this course. Course Level: Intermediate. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

WEST VIRGINIA SOCIAL WORKERS: The West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners can only approve programs held in the state of West Virginia. This course does not qualify for West Virginia social work credits. You will still receive a certificate of completion at the end of the seminar to retain for your records.


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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