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

Where:  SPOKANE, WA

When:  Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - Friday, December 15, 2017

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Details

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

RED LION HOTEL AT THE PARK
303 W NORTH RIVER DR
SPOKANE, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 326-8000
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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. Elizabeth McMahon. She will teach you how to master the art of applying CBT to a variety of clinical populations. Join her for this revolutionary experience as she 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
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

ELIZABETH MCMAHON, PH.D.

Elizabeth McMahon, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who has over 30 years’ experience using cognitive behavioral therapy and other techniques to provide brief effective therapy for her clients.

She is an engaging, sought-after educator known for her warmth, humor, and commitment to translating research findings into practical skills for clinicians. For nearly three decades, she taught and supervised post-doctoral psychology residents in an outpatient psychiatry practice treating patients with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and personality disorders. She has created and led CBT-based therapy groups for mood and anxiety disorders as well as positive psychology, mindfulness, self-hypnosis for behavior change, and other groups. Since 2010, she has been using virtual reality in therapy and training other therapists in this technology.

In addition to her private practice, Dr. McMahon is an active national and international speaker. She has written numerous books about living with chronic illness and successful behavior change, is completing a self-help workbook for anxiety and panic, and is writing a therapist manual on incorporating virtual reality into psychotherapy.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Elizabeth McMahon is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Elizabeth McMahon is a member of the American Psychological Association; the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis; and the California Psychological Association.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. Certificates of Completion are distributed at the conclusion of the live seminar for those who register prior to the event date and attend the full day. A letter of attendance will be issued to participants who register at the event, arrive late, or leave early. For those who registered day of (walk-ins), and are in full attendance, a certificate of completion for full CE credit will be sent within 30 days following the event. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), 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.

PESI, Inc. offers continuing education programs and products under the brand names PESI, PESI Healthcare, PESI Rehab and Psychotherapy Networker.




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.

IDAHO 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.

OREGON 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.


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 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.


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.

MONTANA SOCIAL WORKERS/COUNSELORS/MFT: This program has been approved by the Montana Board of Social Work Examiners, Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists (SWP) for 19.0 continuing education hours.

WASHINGTON SOCIAL WORKERS/COUNSELORS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS:
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This training has been approved for 19.0 CE’s for Washington Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Clinical Social Workers. WMHCA Provider #1504.


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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