5 CEUs/session - 40 CEUs for entire series - Act 48 where indicated
Full Certificate Discount Fee: $800 (dependent upon full payment at time of registration)
Standard Course Fee $110
Cognitive Behavioral therapy continues to be one of the most in demand models of treatment in clinical practice. This Certificate will increase your skills and marketability as a therapist. The program begins with grounding in the cognitive behavioral therapy model and accompanying theory. Emphasis is then placed on learning to use the cognitive therapy model to specifically treat various issues and clinical disorders. Participants have the opportunity to learn on how to apply the CBT model with individuals as well as couples and families. The course also includes information on use of the model with diverse client populations such as LGBT clients, impoverished clients, racially diverse clients, high risk urban youth areas, etc. Participants are taught how to apply cognitive therapy techniques in both psychotherapy practice, as well as in other social work settings such as child welfare, schools, foster care, case management, aging, and hospital social work.
David B. Landsman-Wohlsifer, PhD, LCSW, is Diplomate and Certified member of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He is in private practice in Bala Cynwyd, and is an adjunct faculty member at Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research and at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice.
CERTIFICATE ELIGIBILITY and REGISTRATON INFORMATION
Those who complete the full program of eight courses within the 2012-2013 schedule will receive a frameable certificate of completion at the final session. Those who find it necessary to miss one session will have the opportunity to make up the missed class in a specially scheduled summer 2012 session. The make-up session will carry an additional fee of $110 at the time of registration. Those who miss more than one session in the current program will forfeit the certificate.
There are two registration options:
(1) Register for the Full Certificate* at $800. The full fee must be submitted prior to the first session on Sept.22.
(2) Register for the eight individual workshops at the $110/session standard course fee. Payment for each session must be submitted at least one week prior to class date. (Choose "pay by check" option on registration form.)
* Registration and pre-payment of the full certificate program fee assumes attendance at all eight sessions. Refunds of unused portions of full certificate discount price will not be granted.
Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - September 22, 2012
An introduction to the CBT model, its history, and current application. Emphasis will be placed on learning the CBT basic approaches and techniques to working with clients.
CBT Treatment for Mood Disorders - October 6, 2012
An overview of the range and severity of mood disorders as per the DSM IV utilizing CBT. Participants will be instructed on the protocols of treatment for mood disorders.
CBT Treatment for Anxiety Disorders - November 10, 2012
An introduction to the treatment of the anxiety disorders from a CBT perspective. Participants are instructed in a myriad of CBT skills that are aimed at the treatment and remission of anxiety disorders.
CBT Treatment for Couples - December 1, 2012
CBT, often thought of only as a model for individual therapy, has established and empirically validated approaches to work with couples. Participants will be instructed on how to apply the model to systemic work.
CBT Treatment for Personality Disorders - January 26, 2013
Traditionally (and erroneously) deemed “untreatable”, the signs and symptoms of personality disorders have shown a marked improvement with CBT intervention. Specific attention will be paid to Borderline, Histrionic, Narcissistic, Dependent, Avoidant, and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorders.
CBT Treatment and Sex Therapy - February 16, 2013
“Sexual dysfunction” is a broad term that encompasses sexual concerns along a biopsychosocial continuum. Participants are taught how to assess, diagnose, and treat sexual dysfunctions in clinical practice. An array of CBT techniques and resources are introduced.
CBT Treatment with Adolescents* - March 23, 2013
This session applies the CBT model by utilizing a developmental sensitivity to adolescents. Participants are taught how to integrate CBT concepts to make CBT applicable and understandable to work with adolescents.
CBT Treatment with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder- April 27 2013
Building on the CBT approach to Anxiety disorders, this workshop provides participants with more specialized approaches to treating OCD.