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Live Trainings

Live open enrollment trainings 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. 

CBTp  for Early Psychosis Training

When: November 30th -

           December 1st,  2020

           8:30AM EST - 4:30PM EST

Cost: $699


Fundamentals Behind CBT for Psychosis

Online and on demand

Cost: $69

CBT for those at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis 

When: March 25th - 26th, 2021

           8:30AM EST - 4:30PM EST

Cost: $650
(early bird: $600 until

          Feb 25th 2021)


Advanced CBT for Psychosis Training

When: February 25th-26th, 2021

           8:30AM EST - 4:30PM EST

Cost: $650 (early bird: $600 until

         Jan 28th 2021)


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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CBTp: Understanding the Basics

This free webinar provides clinicians (and those 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.

CBTp e-primer course

This free, self-paced course is open to all providers. 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

Supporting a Loved One with Psychosis

This free 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 webinar serves 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 will be provided to learners.

Telehealth and Group CBTp 

This free 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

Get a sneak peek at a new training intended to teach family members and caregivers CBTp-informed skills and strategies to improve communication and their relationships with loved ones with psychosis.

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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Learn more about upcoming conferences

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Advancing Early Psychosis Care in the United States

Thursday, November 12th and Friday, November 13th, 2020 

Live Virtual Conference

Join SMI Adviser for this FREE two-day virtual conference!

 All sessions address key issues and challenges around how to provide the best possible care to individuals who experience early psychosis. Choose from four in-depth tracks: Systems-Level Improvements, The Human Experience, Culturally Informed Care, and The New Normal. 


Your FREE registration gets you access to:


20 sessions in 4 concurrent tracks designed for the entire interprofessional mental health care team.

This meeting provides continuing education credit and is designated for 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, 1.0 CE credit for psychology per eligible session and 1.0 CE credit for social work per eligible session.

37th Annual Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference

Friday, November 13th, 2020

8:30am ET - 4:45pm ET

Zoom Live Stream

 The Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference is an annual in person meeting at which the advances in schizophrenia research and treatment are reviewed by experts in the field. In view of COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s meeting will utilize a virtual online format.


Featured speaker Sir Robin Murray, FRS who is this year’s Hogarty awardee and lecturer, will address cannabis use and its impact on the incidence and presentation of schizophrenia and related disorders. The evidence for Music Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy in the treatment of persons with schizophrenia will be explicated by two well-known scholars in their respective fields, Drs. Silverman and Lecomte.

Attendees will also hear from people with serious mental illness who will share their experiences with music to help support their recovery and this will be moderated by a professional music conductor and composer. Breakout rooms during the online conference will feature ongoing research studies, art exhibits by patients, musical performances by patients, and musical performances by physicians. 

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Pre-Convention Ticketed Sessions: Tuesday, November 17th and Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

General Sessions: Thursday, November 19th - Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

Virtual Conference

ABCT's annual convention brings the cognitive-behavioral community together to explore current developments in research and practice and to stimulate thinking about the myriad issues that surround CBT and how it intersects with other disciplines. While attending the annual meeting, in addition to networking with your peers, you will experience provocative speakers, professional development sessions, local culture, and face-to-face roundtables with mentors, colleagues, and luminaries.


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