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Intermediate CBT Institute: How to Become a Highly-Rated Cognitive Behavior Therapist



Description and Learning Objectives

​The Intermediate CBT Institute is a practical, hands-on program designed to provide in-depth skills training in CBT through a combination of lectures, video demonstrations, skills-modeling, and role-playing. The institute is designed as a follow-up to more didactic workshops on the basics of CBT. The Cognitive Therapist Rating Scale is reviewed in detail. Topics include how to structure intakes and therapy sessions, restructuring techniques, behavioural activation, and systematic desensitization.  
 
The reading requirement for the institute is Cognitive Therapy: Basics and Beyond  by JS Beck, PhD.   Please read this before attending the course.

NOTE: Enrolment is limited to 30 participants
 

Target Audience

You may attend the program if you have had previous CBT training. The program also qualifies as part of  the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Certificate Program  from the University of Toronto.
 

Time/Date/Location

November 5 - 7, 2015
 

Delivery Method

​In Class
 

Cost

Professional Participant Fee: $795.00 CAD
 
Cancellations and Refunds
A $100.00 handling fee will be deducted upon cancellation. Refund requests by fax or email must be received 2 weeks before start date. In addition, the fees are non transferable.
 
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. 
 
Lance Hawley, Ph.D., C.Psych - Dr. Hawley is the staff psychologist for the Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.  His clinical work involves providing individual and group psychotherapy treatment to adult outpatients experiencing mood and anxiety disorders.  He is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.  Dr. Hawley has provided training workshops and supervision to mental health professionals, primarily utilizing CBT and Mindfulness Based CBT (MBCT) approaches for the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders.  Dr. Hawley's clinical and research focus involves understanding factors which contribute to improved treatment response and symptom alleviation in cognitive behavioural therapy.

Judith Laposa, Ph.D., C.Psych - Dr. Laposa is the staff psychologist in the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.  Her clnical work focuses on assessment and cognitive behaviour therapy for anxiety and mood disorders.  She completed her clnical training at the university and medical centers in Vancouver, Pittsburgh, and Toronto.  She has taught CBT to graduate students, physicians, and other health professionals, and supervises the implementation of CBT.  Her research interests focus on cognitive models of anxiety disorders, and mechanisms in treatment response to cognitive behaviour therapy.  Dr. Laposa is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.

 

Requirements / Prerequisites

The Intermediate CBT Institute may be taken alone if you have had previous CBT training, but it also qualifies as part of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Certificate Program from the University of Toronto.

 

Certification/Credits

The Intermediate CBT Institute: How to Become a Highly-Rated Cognitive Behavior Therapist qualifies as part of the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate.
 
Please note,  to qualify for the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Certificate Program you will be required to complete all three of the CBT courses: the CAMH CBT Essentials for Depression, Social Anxiety and Panic Disorder,  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 and additioal requirements.

Additional requirements and costs can be found on the link below:

CBT Certificate Program Quick Facts

Accreditation

The program is accredited and qualifies as part of  the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Certificate Program from the University of Toronto.  All three courses must be taken, and all exams must be passed within the same 2 year accreditation cycle.  The current cycle is from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017.
  

Affiliation/Partnership

​University of Toronto
 

Course Resources

​The reading requirement for the institute is Cognitive Therapy: Basics and Beyond  by JS Beck, PhD.   Please read before attending the institute.
 

Registration


November 5 - 7, 2015

Please click on the link below to register:


 
Cancellations and Refunds
A $100.00 handling fee will be deducted upon cancellation. Refund requests by fax or email must be 2 weeks prior to course start date.
 
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.
 

Contact

For more information please contact:
Robyn Steidman
Education Assistant
Tel. 416-535-8501 x 36640
fax. 416-595-6617
robyn.steidman@camh.ca
 
 
 
 
 
 
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