TRAININGS

Here you will find training opportunities offered by members of the NACBTp community. 
Please note that the Steering Committee does not endorse individual trainings.
 

 
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Live Trainings

Live open enrollment trainings and webinars  will be offered throughout the year by NACBTp trainers. Please note that, until further notice, these trainings will be offered online due to COVID-19. 

CBT for Psychosis: Introductory Training for Mental Health Care Providers

The purpose of this workshop is to orient mental health care providers to the most recent literature on the cognitive behavioral approach to treating individuals with psychotic symptoms, to introduce a recovery-oriented model for treating psychosis, and to provide training in CBTp-informed concepts and strategies for this population.

When: October 20-21, 2022 (9:00am-4:00pm PDT)

Cost: $200 

Format: Live 2-day workshop

The University of Washington SPIRIT Lab CBTp Training for Prescribers

The purpose of this workshop (High-Yield Cognitive Behavioral Techniques for Psychosis for Psychiatric Care Providers) is to orient psychiatric care providers to the most recent empirical literature on the cognitive behavioral approach to treating individuals with psychotic symptoms, to introduce a recovery-oriented and culturally-aware biopsychosocial model for treating psychosis, and to provide training in high-yield skills and strategies for this population.

 

When: February 7-8, 2023

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Master Clinician Series 2022: Psychosocial Interventions for Psychosis

The Master Clinician Series 2022 offers a variety of monthly virtual 4-hour workshops focusing on clinical interventions for psychosis. The series is designed for clinicians with experience of working with individuals with complex mental health needs who are interested in learning skills to advance their clinical practice. Presenters are international experts in the field of clinical interventions for serious mental health problems. 

 

When: Third Friday of each month
9:00am-1:00pm PST/ 12:00-4:00pm EST

Cost:  $1,265 - $1,485

On-Demand Trainings

Pre-recorded courses and webinars are available on-demand. 
Click on the links below to learn more about each offering. 

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Fundamentals Behind CBT for Psychosis

This first course will address the Fundamentals Behind CBT for psychosis. It will provide a foundational training for those licensed clinicians looking to get competency, and it will also provide a useful stand alone training for frontline staff looking to learn techniques to help them work more effectively with psychosis and reduce burnout. Recently re-launched with 5 CE credits available.

 

Cost: $369

CBT for psychosis

This 6 hour course, with APA & some other CE credit, presents the fundamentals of CBTp as an individualized, recovery oriented approach.  Learn the basics of collaboration, normalizing, developing a map or formulation, and then addressing each of the major problem areas associated with psychosis.

 

Cost: $95

Working with Trauma, Dissociation, and Psychosis

Discover how CBT and some other approaches can be helpful and can support recovery for people who have experienced trauma that then led to dissociation and psychosis.  This is a 6 hour course, offering APA and some other CE credit.

 

Cost: $95

CBTp e-primer course

This free self-paced 3-hour course, sponsored by SAMHSA, is open to all learners. It is designed as an introduction to foundational concepts related to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and its application to psychotic symptoms and experiences. Modules include:

  • Psychosis Education

  • CBT Fundamentals

  • Applying CBT to Psychosis

 

Cost: Free

CBTp: Understanding the Basics

This free 1-hour webinar provides clinicians and clinicians-in-training with a brief orientation to the application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to psychotic symptoms and disorders, its evidence base and the core principles and techniques of the intervention.

Supporting a Loved One with Psychosis

This free 1-hour webinar will explain how Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for psychosis (CBTp) can effectively support loved ones experiencing psychosis. An overview will be provided, along with key skills family members can draw on to support their lived one.

Telehealth and Individual CBTp 

This free 1-hour webinar aims to help practitioners consider critical intervention targets and high-yield motivational, cognitive, and behavioral strategies that are amenable to telephonic encounters, telehealth, or digital accompaniment. Companion clinical tip sheets and self-directed CBT for psychosis learning resources are available.

Telehealth and
Group CBTp 

This free 45-minute webinar discusses:

  • How is group CBTp different or the same via teletherapy?

  • What problems can arise and how to resolve them?

  • Does it work as well as in person?

Psychosis REACH Training

Psychosis REACH is intended to teach family members and caregivers CBTp-informed skills and strategies to improve communication and their relationships with loved ones with psychosis.

Trainings have been scheduled through 2023.

CBT for psychosis:

Evidence and Evolution

This free 1-hour webinar provides an overview of the evidence base,  the evolution of CBTp models of clinical application and highlights key training and implementation challenges in
North America.

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Conferences

Learn more about upcoming conferences

 

The ISPS-US National Conference “Opportunity Through Experience: Psychosis, Extreme States, and Possibilities for Transformation” 

November 4-6, 2022

Sacramento, CA

The conference will feature a special series of events that will introduce the next generation of clinicians to the act and art of discovering opportunity in extreme states through the provision of deeper listening. This event plans to take advantage of newfound electronic savvy to include an online option, allowing participants and speakers to join from around the world.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

November 17-20, 2022

New York City, New York

Call for abstracts!

ABCT is encouraging submissions across the spectrum of science (i.e., basic, translational, clinical, and public policy) to effectively meet the behavioral health needs of our communities during and after emergencies/disasters. There is a particular interest in research from multidisciplinary teams that address these issues in novel ways

The 10th World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies

June 1-4, 2023

Seoul, Korea

Call for papers!

With the theme of “Global CBT Dissemination, Accessibility, and New Technology”, the primary goal of the Congress’ scientific program is to identify ways with which to develop and implement CBT to meet the needs of clients from diverse societal and cultural backgrounds. It will also address the challenges when using cutting edge technologies, and other innovations in the field, to overcome barriers in CBT utilization and dissemination.