Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Children and Adolescents
Under the direction of Judith S. Beck, Ph.D., and led by Torrey Creed, Ph.D., this experiential workshop covers the basics of cognitive behavioral therapy for children and adolescents with depression and anxiety. Topics covered include how to develop a conceptualization based on the Cognitive Model, plan treatment, and deliver CBT interventions to children, adolescents and their families. Specialized techniques are described and demonstrated for clients with depression and anxiety. Training focuses on therapy with clients between the ages of 7 and 18. A special feature is a question and answer session with Dr. Aaron Beck.
[This training is geared towards certification in CBT through the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and includes 18 CE/CME credits]
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Applicant Prerequisite: Doctorate or master's degree (or equivalent degree for practioners outside of the U.S.) in a mental health, medical, or related field. Core 1 Workshop recommended.
Workshop Duration: 3 Days, Mon-Wed: 8:45am - 4:00pm
Torrey Creed, Ph.D.
CE/CME: 18 credits
Day 1: Overview of CBT for Children and Adolescents
Introduction and overview of CBT
The general Cognitive Model
The role of family in the development and maintenance of beliefs and behavior
Case conceptualization of individuals and families
Cognitive models of anxiety and depression
Day 2: Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions in CBT
Identifying thoughts and feelings
Cognitive interventions: thought records, guided discovery, cognitive restructuring and the 3 Cs
Question and answer session with Dr. Aaron Beck
Day 3: Putting it all Together: Case Conceptualization Driven Interventions
Behavioral interventions: behavioral experiments, problem solving, activity monitoring, activity scheduling, graded task assignment, hierarchical exposures
Conceptualization of a client with depression: choosing and implementing interventions
Conceptualization of a client with anxiety: choosing and implementing interventions
Trainees receive a letter verifying participation in this program.
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