Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Tools for Thinking Differently
Mar 22, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 209.00 (*early rate) $ 235.00 (regular rate)
Saskatoon, Saskatoon – Park Town Hotel
Trainer: Andrea Mackay, MEd
About the trainer
Andrea Mackay, MEd
Andrea holds a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology, as well as an undergraduate degree in Commerce and Psychology. She is a Registered Psychologist (Provisional). Her background includes working in residential treatment centers, education and non-profit organizations. In addition to training with CTRI, Andrea provides psycho-therapy in private practice and works for the Ministry of Education in assessment and diagnosis. She has specialized experience in trauma, grief, anxiety/depression, stress management and personal well-being. Her approach to therapy is multi-disciplinary and evidence-based with emphasis on client-centered, cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused therapies. Andrea has an undeniable belief in the human spirit and positive relationships to move forward when faced with life’s obstacles. She is a passionate, energetic and grounded presenter who thrives on delivering workshops that are practical and pertinent to an individual’s occupational and personal well-being.
Many of the challenges that we experience are based on irrational and unhelpful thought patterns that impact both our feelings and our behaviour. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a time-sensitive, structured and present-oriented form of counselling that focuses on problem solving and teaching individuals how to modify these distorted patterns of thinking. CBT is also one of the most well-known, researched and practiced forms of therapy available to us. This workshop provides a strong foundational knowledge of the principles and strategies involved in using CBT. Participants will gain an understanding of which populations tend to benefit the most from CBT, and will be equipped with many strategies and tools that can be practically applied in their work.
- Overview of CBT Principles
- History and Development of CBT
- Strategies and Specific Tools
- Who Tends to Respond Well to CBT
- Why CBT can be so Effective
- Challenges and Limitations
- Applying these Principles to your Work
- Contrasting CBT with other Frameworks
Method of Delivery
Lecture, personal reflection, video, case study exercises, skill development and small group discussion
This is an intermediate level workshop intended for social service and health care professionals, teachers, social workers and anyone wanting to gain increased capacity in counselling skills.
At the end of the workshop, participants should be able to:
- Understand the definition of CBT and how this model differs from other counselling frameworks.
- Identify which problems are most conducive to and less suitable for CBT.
- Know how to develop an effective therapeutic relationship.
- Explain and implement a structured assessment and intervention process.
- Assist clients to identify and challenge unhelpful thoughts and beliefs.
- Practice key behavioral and problem solving interventions with individuals that improve functioning.
- Understand the challenges and limitations of using this model.
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Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify CTRI of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.
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Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.
You Will Receive
A spiral bound training manual and workshop certificate as well as morning and afternoon refreshments. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM, unless otherwise stated above. For livestream participants, you will receive a pdf copy of the manual.
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Continuing Education Credit
While many associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: A two day workshops earns 12 continuing education hours and a one day workshop earns 6 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.
The following associations have formally approved our workshops:
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA)
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
Alberta College of Social Workers
*Category A Competency Credit
Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRA Canada)
Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada
Canadian Assessment, Vocational Evaluation & Work Adjustment Society (CAVEWAS)
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