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

Where:   DEDHAM, MA

When:  Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - Thursday, June 20, 2019

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For more information: Call (800) 844-8260
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 Leslie Sokol, an internationally recognized leader in the field of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 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
  • 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
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Mental Health Professionals

LESLIE SOKOL, PH.D.

Leslie Sokol, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist, is an internationally recognized leader in the field of cognitive therapy with more than 35 years of experience in practice, teaching, and research. She was a past director of education and one of the principal instructors with the internationally acclaimed Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Philadelphia. She has taught cognitive therapy to professional and para professional groups, nationally and internationally, on such topics as: depression, anxiety, personality disorders, stress management, psychosis, substance abuse, and couples’ problems.

Dr. Sokol served as chairman of behavioral science for the Mercy Suburban Hospital Family Practice Training Program for over 20 years where she taught psychiatry and psycho social skills to family medicine residents and staff of the hospital. She continues to serve as staff psychologist for cardiac and physical rehabilitation departments. She also consults in numerous hospice and nursing home facilities. She maintains a private practice in the Philadelphia suburbs.

Dr. Sokol is a distinguished founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a past president. She serves as chairman of its Credentialing Committee. She is a fellow of ABCT. In these roles, she was intricately involved in the provision and development of training protocols to insure competency in cognitive therapy training, and in the testing and utilization of tools to evaluate this competency.

To further her mission of spreading accurate knowledge of cognitive therapy worldwide, she was Representative at large for the IACP (International Association of Cognitive Psychotherapy). Dr. Sokol is on the Meet the Experts panel for Psychology Today and an invited member of the Psychology Today and Penguin speakers bureau.

Dr. Sokol has co-authored numerous books and book chapters. Her most current books are: Teaching and Supervising Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens: A Cognitive Therapy Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Creating Unshakable Self-Esteem, Think Confident, Be Confident: A Four-Step Program to Eliminate Doubt and Achieve Lifelong Self-Esteem, and The Think Confident, Be Confident Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help you Create Unshakable Self-Confidence and Reach your Goals.

Dr. Sokol has published in peer reviewed journals. She has been interviewed for articles in multiple national magazines, such as Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health and Shape Magazine. She also has been interviewed for television WCAU NBC10 “10 Show” and Better TV, a nationally syndicated show. She is often interviewed by many national and international radio stations including such shows as WLAC_AM “He said she said”, “Martha Stuart Radio” “Sirius Satellite”, “I Hear America Talking” WRDC-FM and WLBS-FM, “Montel Williams Show” Air America Radio Network, and “Chefs Table” WHYY.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Leslie Sokol is senior faculty and a principal instructor with Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Dr. Sokol maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Leslie Sokol is a fellow of ABCT.
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.

Massachusetts Counselors: This program has been approved for 19.0 Category I MaMHCA/MMCEP hours for re-licensure, in accordance with 262 CMR. Expires: 6/18/2020. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


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.

Massachusetts Marriage & Family Therapists: This activity has been certified by NEAFAST on behalf of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health & Human Services Professions, for LMFT professional continuing education. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 19.0 contact hours.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
This 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 this activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


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, Oklahoma, 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.

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 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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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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