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CA $287.61

CBT-103 Introduction to CBT: Anxiety (F18)

Begins October 19, 2018

October 19&20, 2018 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - This Course is Module 3 of the CBT-100 Certificate Program

This first part of the Certificate Program covers the basic theory and introductory level applications of a wide array of cognitive and behavioural techniques used in the treatment of various emotional and anxiety disorders. Students will learn about the cognitive model of emotional problems, CBT case conceptualization, use of Socratic dialogue, CBT treatment planning and session structure. Participants are instructed on strategies to assess suitability to CBT treatment as well as their own competence in the use of CBT process skills. Essential cognitive and behavioural techniques used in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders will be described including cognitive restructuring techniques for automatic thoughts related to depression and anxiety, as well as behavioural techniques including behavioural activation, exposures (situational and interoceptive), and the importance of identifying and diminishing reliance on subtle and overt avoidance, monitoring, distraction, and safety behaviours. Completion of an online evaluation test, based on all three 100-level modules is required to receive a Certificate of Completion – CBT 100. All other participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance – CBT 100.

Note: If you would like to take the full Fall offering of the CBT-100 certificate program, register for CBT-100 and benefit from a cost savings of $70 from if taken as individual modules.