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Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Helping Professionals

  • University of British Columbia - Robson Square Campus 800 Robson Street Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2E7 Canada (map)

Benefit from learning how or why to respond to certain mental health concerns in ways that are helpful and consistent with the evidence-based practice of CBT. This course reviews the theory underlying Cognitive Behavioural Therapies for professionals who have little to no experience with this therapy. Learn and practice common techniques utilized across diagnoses so that you can better support your clients, even though you may not be doing a full course of CBT treatment. Risks, ethics, establishing competency and resources for further training will also be discussed.

Benefit from the opportunity to:

  • Learn about the theory underlying CBT
  • Experience using different techniques and principles of CBT for minor, common concerns
  • Understand the risks and side effects of various cognitive behavioural interventions, how to assess your own competency in CBT, and when and how to refer clients for help with an advanced professional
  • Obtain a list of many free and or low cost resources for additional training and support.

This course is approved for 6 CECs by the CCPA.

A 15% group discount is available when 3 or more individuals from the same organization register at the same time. 
A 15% student discount is also available. Please call 604.822.1444 to enquire.

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