Seminar Detail

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

Where:
DEDHAM, MA
When:
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - Friday, May 6, 2016

This event is not currently available for purchase.

For more information: Call (800) 844-8260
Attend this conference and master the core competencies in cognitive behavioral based treatments and improve your skills in CBT to achieve better therapeutic outcomes, with even your most challenging client.

Trained at the Beck Institute of Cognitive Therapy, Dr. Jeff Riggenbach has developed expertise in applying cognitive behavioral therapy to a variety of clinical populations. Join him for this engaging and dynamic three-day conference as he draws from clinical experience, current literature and outcome findings to give you the skills you need to succeed when applying CBT to any client, including:
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anger
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Substance Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Suicidality

Learn how to help clients identify and restructure dysfunctional cognitions, modify maladaptive beliefs, break lifelong patterns of destructive behavior, face their fears, eliminate nightmares, manage anger, as well as help them develop healthier tools and alternative coping skills. Discover new trends and technology in CBT, including the use of apps and text messaging, to reach tech-savvy clientele.

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 intensive conference armed with tools you can use in your very next session.

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 dysfunction self-talk, thoughts and core beliefs.
  4. Develop case conceptualization skills for treating any DSM-5® condition.
  5. List three cutting-edge uses of technology to improve treatment outcomes.
  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 nutritional strategies for treating mood disorders.
  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 treat PTSD and trauma.
  12. Utilize nightmare re-scripting 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.

JEFF RIGGENBACH, PH.D.

Jeff Riggenbach, Ph.D., is one of the most sought after educators in North America in the area of CBT and personality disorders. Over the past 15 years he has developed and overseen CBT based Mood Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder treatment programs at two different psychiatric hospitals serving over 3,000 clients at multiple levels of care. Dr. Riggenbach trained at the Beck Institute of Cognitive Therapy and Research in Philadelphia, is a Diplomat of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and has presented in all 50 United States, Mexico, and Canada on topics related to CBT, DBT and Personality Dysfunction.

Dr. Riggenbach has authored two best-selling books, The Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Toolbox: A Workbook for Clients and Clinicians (PESI, 2012) and Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox: A Practical Evidence-Based Guide to Regulating Intense Emotions (PESI, 2016), which was Amazon’s #1 new release in its category. Jeff is known for bridging the gap between academia, research findings and day-to-day clinical practice, and his seminars on DBT, CBT, and Schema-Focused Cognitive Therapy receive the highest evaluations in terms of clinical utility as well as entertainment value.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jeff Riggenbach has an employment relationship with Brookhaven Psychiatric Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Jeff Riggenbach has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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.

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, or questions on home study credit availability, please contact cepesi@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 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.

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.

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