Announcement: Focus Training CBT Series Part 1

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April 05, 2021 - 16:00 - 18:00
Team: Education and Events
Posted on March 15, 2021

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Announcement: Focus Training CBT Series Part 1

Team: Education and Events

April 05, 2021 - 16:00 - 18:00

Description


“Back from the brink: Helping suicidal patients choose to live.”

Webinar Dates:

Part 1 (April 5, 2021): “Phenomenology and cognitive vulnerabilities”

Part 2 (April 12, 2021): “Risk management, safety planning, and specific techniques”

Part 3 (April 19, 2021): “Special issues and video demonstration”

This event is only available via livestream.

The link to connect will be emailed to registered participants 24-48 hours prior to the event.

Objectives:

  • Participants will learn to balance ethical principles in deciding about hospitalization.
  • Participants will learn to apply specific cognitive-behavioral techniques and homework assignments in the treatment of suicidal patients, in the context of a collaborative therapeutic relationship and an astute cognitive-behavioral case conceptualization.
  • Participants will learn self-help skills to cope with the stress of treating suicidal patients, and to maintain professional confidence and optimism in the aftermath of losing a patient to suicide.
 

Speaker:

Cory F. Newman, Ph.D.
is Director of the Center for Cognitive Therapy, Professor of Psychology, in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), and Adjunct Faculty at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Dr. Newman did his postdoctoral training under the mentorship of Dr. Aaron T. Beck, and he is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Newman has maintained a full clinical caseload and has extensive experience as a CBT supervisor, having supervised over 350 professionals-in-training, both at the University of Pennsylvania, and through the Beck Institute’s international training programs. Dr. Newman has served as a protocol CBT therapist and supervisor in psychotherapy outcome studies on the treatment of borderline personality disorder, avoidant and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders, major depression, substance misuse, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and other clinical problems. Dr. Newman was recognized by the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy with the Outstanding Clinician Award for 2019. Dr. Newman is an international lecturer, having presented over 250 cognitive-behavioral therapy workshops and seminars across the U.S. and Canada, as well as in twenty-one other countries. Dr. Newman is author of over 100 articles and chapters on cognitive-behavioral therapy for a wide range of disorders and clinical issues, and has authored or co-authored six books, including Core Competencies in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Becoming an Effective and Competent Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist; and Supervision Essentials for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. On the side, Dr. Newman is an avid classical pianist, and he previously played for 20 seasons in an amateur ice hockey league in the Philadelphia area.

Registration is free.