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Student Workshop: CBT for Depression – Core 1

August 7 @ 8:45 am - August 9 @ 4:00 pm EDT

- $500

Description

Learn the fundamentals of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for depression and suicidality through an experiential workshop at the Beck Institute. Led by Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. and other expert Beck Institute faculty, participants will learn how to conceptualize depressed clients, plan treatment based on an individualized conceptualization, establish the therapeutic relationship, instill hope, and use effective cognitive and behavioral strategies to motivate clients to complete their action plan, modify their maladaptive thinking and behavior, and solve problems on their own. Participants will learn how to elicit and respond to clients’ feedback, measure progress, and prevent relapse. The third day of training focuses on identifying and assessing suicidal clients, implementing specific strategies for preventing and managing suicidal crises, and ethical issues.

 

 

 

Workshop Detail

The first day of training covers the essentials of CBT for Depression. Day two features a special question-and-answer and role-play session with Dr. Aaron Beck. Participants are encouraged to prepare or have in mind cases for discussion or role-play. The third day of training focuses on identifying and assessing suicidal clients, implementing specific strategies for preventing and managing suicidal crises, and examining ethical issues.

Workshop Duration:

3 Days, Mon-Wed: 8:15am – 4:00pm

Workshop Location:

Beck Institute | Directions

Faculty:

Judith S. Beck, PhD, President Beck Institute

Robert Hindman, PhD

Francine Broder, PsyD

Tuition:

$500

Workshop Curriculum

Day 1: Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Depression

  • Introduction and overview of CBT
  • The cognitive model of depression
  • Conceptualizing individual clients
  • Planning treatment
  • Engaging the patient and developing the therapeutic alliance
  • Setting goals
  • Experiential exercises

Day 2: CBT for Depression (part 2)

  • Structuring sessions
  • Identifying and responding to automatic thoughts and beliefs
  • Behavioral activation
  • Homework
  • Case conference

Day 3: CBT for Suicidality

  • Professional ethics of suicidality
  • Identifying and assessing suicidal patients
  • Strategies for preventing and managing suicidal crises
  • Experiential exercises

Travel and Hotel Information

For hotel and travel assistance, contact our travel team online or via phone at (919) 336-4126 x3.

The workshop is held at the Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue (formerly the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West) and the Hilton City Avenue is about a ten-minute walk.

 

 

Registration

Graduate Student Workshop 08.07.17$500.00