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Advanced CBT Institute: The Wisdom of the Seasoned Therapist

Description / Learning Objectives

The Advanced CBT Course is a practical, hands-on program designed to provide in-depth skills training in CBT. Teaching methods include lecturettes, skills modeling, and role-playing practice. The class reviews DVDs of expert therapists in action, and critiques those approaches in group discussions. Expert DVDs reviewed include Judy Beck, PhD (depression), Michelle Craske, PhD (generalized anxiety disorder), David Clarke, PhD (panic disorder), and Marsha Linehan, PhD (suicidality). Lecturette topics include dysfunctional reactions to patients, subtleties of the therapeutic alliance, overcoming challenges in setting goals, conceptualizing difficult patients, challenges in identifying and modifying cognitions, and challenges in homework compliance. Participants are also encouraged to audiotape their patient sessions and use these tapes for supervision (guidelines and consent forms are emailed upon registration).  
 
NOTE: Enrolment is strictly limited to 16 participants.

Target Audience​

Participants will have completed the CAMH Summer Training Institute: CBT Beyond the Basics.

Time / Date / Location

To Be Announced in 2014 

  

Delivery Method

Sessions consist of a blend of lecturettes, skills modeling, role-playing practice, expert DVD reviews, and supervision based on participant tapes.  Enrollment is strictly limited to 16 participants.

Cost

Professional participant fee: $1195.00 CAD

Cancellation of Courses
CAMH reserves the right to cancel any program due to under-enrolment, or any course due to work stoppages, instructor illness or inclement weather. If a course is cancelled CAMH is responsible for refunding only the course fee.

Faculty

 

Greg Dubord, MD, is the Director of the Toronto Centre for Cognitive Therapy and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.  He trained clinically under the founder of cognitive behavior therapy, Dr. Aaron T. Beck, and was the first Canadian to be certified by the Beck Institute.  Dr. Dubord a Founding Fellow and Certified Supervisor of the Academy of CBT, Founding Director of the University of Toronto’s Intermediate and Advanced CBT Institutes, and Director of the University of Toronto CBT Certificate Program. He facilitates CBT workshops internationally. 
 
Neil A. Rector, Ph.D., C.Psych, is a Psychologist, Research Scientist and Director of Research at the Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Centre in the Department of Psychiatry at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He is also an Professor of Psychiatry at the U of T. He trained clinically with Aaron T. Beck at the Beck Institute of Cognitive Therapy and has co-authored numerous articles and a book with Dr. Beck. He is a Founding Fellow and Certified Supervisor of the Academy of CBT, an editorial board member of several cognitive therapy journals, and a nationally funded investigator in the study of CBT treatments and mechanisms. In addition to an active cognitive therapy practice, he frequently provides CBT workshops locally, nationally, and internationally.

Requirements/Prerequisits​

Participants will have completed the Summer Training Institute.

Certification/Credits

The Advanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Course: Supervised Applications qualifies as part of the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate Program or the Primary Mental Health Care Certificate Program from the University of Toronto. 
 
Please note,  to qualify for the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Certificate Program you will be required to complete the all three of the CBT courses. Starting with the CAMH Summer Training Institute: CBT Beyond the Basics, the Intermediate CBT Institute: How to Become a Highly-Rated Cognitive Behavior Therapist and the Advanced CBT Institute: The Wisdom of the Seasoned Therapist.
 

Accreditation​

The Advanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Course: Supervised Applications qualifies as part of the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate Program or the Primary Mental Health Care Certificate Program from the University of Toronto. 

Affiliations / Partnerships

University of Toronto

Course Resources   

​The reading requirement for the course is: Cognitive Therapy for Challenging Problems, by JS Beck.

Register Here 

To Be Announced in 2014 

 

Contact

For more information please contact:

Janey Haggart
Education Assistant
Tel. 416-535-8501 x 6021
fax. 416-595-6617
janey.haggart@camh.ca

 

 

 

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