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

When:  Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - Friday, January 27, 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:
  • Bipolar and depressive related disorders
  • Anger
  • Anxiety disorders
  • PTSD
  • Substance use disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Suicidality
  • Any many more challenging clients!
You’ll get effective clinical techniques from Dr. Jeff Riggenbach, 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 you seat!
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 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 bipolar and depressive related 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.
OUTLINE

MASTER THE CORE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES OF CBT

Foundations in CBT
  • Rationale for Techniques & Approach
  • 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 Outcomes
Cognitive Conceptualization
  • Case Formulation
  • Collaborative Empiricism
  • Symptom Driven Treatment Planning
Technology in CBT
  • Smart Phone Apps
  • Text Dialogues
  • Computerized CBT
Application to Clinical Practice
  • Case Studies/Role Plays

CBT FOR BIPOLAR DISORDERS, ANGER, ANXIETY DISORDERS, PTSD & SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS

Bipolar and Depressive Related Disorders
  • Cognitive Model of Depression
  • Behavioral Activation
  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Activity Monitoring & Scheduling
  • Modify Negative Cognitions
  • Gratitude & Meaning
  • Nutritional Interventions
  • Bipolar Disorder
Anger
  • Cognitive Model of Anger
  • Role of Values & “Moral Resistance”
  • Symptom Management
Anxiety Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Cognitive Model of Anxiety
  • ”Worry Cure”
  • Phobias
  • Hierarchy Work
  • Desensitization
  • Panic Disorder
  • Cognitive Model of Panic
  • Interoceptive Strategies
OCD
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Metacognitive Strategies
  • Exposure & Response Prevention
PTSD
  • Prolonged Exposure
  • Nightmare Re-scripting
  • Trauma Narratives
Substance use disorders
  • Impulse Control Models
  • Monitor cravings & Resist urges
  • Relapse Prevention
Application to Clinical Practice
  • Case Studies/Role Plays

DIFFICULT CASES, CO-OCCURRING CONDITIONS, CLUSTER B PERSONALITY DISORDERS

Treatment Model
  • Early Maladaptive Schemas
  • Breaking Destructive Behavioral Cycles
  • Belief Modification Protocol
Co-occurring Conditions
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Cross-Cutting Symptoms
  • Impulse Control Conditioning
Dissociation
  • Grounding
  • Scheduling
  • Mindfulness
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
    • Believe Reconstruction
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
Suicidal Clients
  • Risk Assessments
  • Reasons for Living Inventories

JEFF RIGGENBACH, PH.D., LPC

Jeff Riggenbach, Ph.D., LPC, is one of the most sought after trainers 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 books including The CBT Toolbox: A Guide for Clients and Clinicians, and the recently published The BPD Toolbox: A Guide for Managing Intense Emotions Without Acting Destructively. 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.
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.

CALIFORNIA ALCOHOLISM & DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) Provider #: OS-03-036-1017. This course meets the qualifications for 19.0 hours of continuing education credit.


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.


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.

CALIFORNIA NURSES: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13305 for 19.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. Please bring your license number to the seminar; certificates of successful completion will not be issued without your license number.


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.


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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