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Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Orienting the Patient to Brief Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • What is Orienting a Patient to Therapy?
  • Why is it Important?
  • Introducing the Cognitive Model
  • Initial Session

Module 2: Goal Setting

  • What is Goal Setting?
  • Why is it Important to Set Goals in Therapy?
  • Assessing Facilitators, Barriers, Importance and Confidence
  • Troubleshooting Goal Setting

Module 3: Agenda Setting

  • What is Agenda Setting?
  • Why is it Important?
  • Troubleshooting Agenda Setting

Module 4: Homework

  • What is Homework?
  • Why is it a Central Part of CBT?
  • Seven Tips for Setting Homework
  • Using Bibliotherapy as Homework
  • Homework Troubleshooting

Module 5: Identifying Maladaptive Thoughts and Beliefs

  • What are Maladaptive Thoughts and Beliefs?
  • Why are they Important in Brief CBT?
  • Eliciting Automatic Thoughts
  • Deciding Which Automatic Thoughts to Focus On

Module 6: Challenging Maladaptive Thoughts and Beliefs

  • What are the Techniques for Challenging Maladaptive Thought?
  • Why are these Techniques Important for Brief CBT?
  • Developing Balanced Thinking
  • Troubleshooting Thought/Belief Modification

Module 7: Behavioural Activation

  • What is Behavioural Activation?
  • Why is it Important?
  • Provide Patient with Rationale for Behavioural Activation
  • Identifying Behaviours - Discussing Activities
  • Setting an Action Plan
  • Monitor Progress in Mood, Mastery, and Confidence

Module 8: Problem Solving

  • What is Problem Solving?
  • Why is it Important in Therapy?
  • Problem-Solving Therapy (PST)
  • Strategies for Effective Problem Solving

Module 9: Ending Treatment and Maintaining Changes

  • What Are Relaxation Techniques?
  • Why are they Important?
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

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Who should attend this Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training Course?

The Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training Course is designed for mental health professionals and individuals interested in becoming proficient in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), a widely recognised and effective approach in treating various mental health conditions. A variety of professionals can benefit from this course, such as:

  • Corporate Trainers
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Counsellors
  • Psychiatrists
  • Social Workers
  • Psychotherapists
  • Healthcare Providers

Prerequisites of the Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training Course.

Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training Course Overview

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a highly effective psychological treatment that addresses complex emotional and behavioural issues. This method has garnered substantial relevance for its evidence-based approach to improving mental health. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training equips delegates with fundamental techniques and theories essential for practising CBT.

Understanding Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training is crucial for Psychologists, Counsellors, and healthcare professionals dedicated to mental health care. Mastery of these skills can profoundly impact patient outcomes by effectively managing disorders like depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Professionals in therapeutic, medical, and educational fields are ideal candidates for this training.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training provides delegates with intensive, hands-on experience. Delegates will learn core CBT strategies, apply them through role-playing, and gain insights into tailoring interventions to meet individual client needs. This course is designed to enhance practical skills rapidly, boosting professional capability in various therapeutic settings.

Course Objectives

  • To equip delegates with foundational knowledge of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy principles
  • To develop skills in applying CBT techniques effectively in various scenarios
  • To enhance problem-solving and decision-making abilities using CBT frameworks
  • To understand how to tailor CBT approaches to individual client needs
  • To improve therapeutic outcomes through structured CBT interventions

Upon completion of the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training, delegates will possess a thorough understanding of CBT's core techniques and applications. They will be well-prepared to implement these strategies in their professional practices, improving client care and expanding their therapeutic toolkits.

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What’s included in this Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training Certificate     
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Toronto, a city in the Canadian province of Ontario, has an average population of roughly 2,615,000 spread across 243.33 square miles of land – making it the busiest and most populous region in the whole of Canada.  At The Knowledge Academy, we offer 50,000 classroom based training courses throughout the different areas of Toronto, in order to enhance people’s learning in an array of subject areas.  Education in Canada is generally funded by federal, provincial, and local governments; the system is divided into primary, secondary and post-secondary education and is operated under provincial jurisdiction.  On the whole, there are 190 days in a school year, starting in September and ending towards the last Friday of June.  Some popular and highly regarded universities in Canada include: the University of Toronto (notable alumni including: William Lyon Mackenzie King, Vincent Massey, Donald Sutherland and Lesra Martin), the University of British Columbia (notable alumni including: Eddie Peng, Justin Trudeau and Nardwuar the Human Serviette), and the University of Alberta (notable alumni including: Dayo Wong, George Stanley and Beverley McLachlin).  With its massively diverse citizenry and education options, it is hard to solely categorise the formation of its education system; it is also the home site to four publicly funded K12 school boards, a publicly funded religious K12 school board, a range of K12 private and prepatory school and a plethora of other religious, vocational, career and specialist schools.  As French is a commonly spoken language in Canada, there are also a number of public school boards designed for French language students.  Regarding religious schools, there are a number of Christian, Islamic and Jewish schools based in Toronto, all of which offering a slightly different educational system to their students and are tailored to best suit a specific religion.  With non-public schooling in mind, there are also a variety of religious non-public school boards spread throughout Toronto, namely the Board of Jewish Education of Toronto and the Toronto Adventist District School Board.  

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training | Lifestyles Training in Toronto, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training | Lifestyles Training in Toronto FAQs

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training sheds light on therapeutic techniques that address maladaptive thinking and behaviours to improve emotional regulation and develop personal coping strategies.
There are no formal prerequisites for this Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training Course, but a background in psychology or healthcare may enhance the application of the material.
This Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training Course offers skills in effective client communication, problem resolution, and techniques for managing a variety of psychological disorders.
Yes, we offer 24/7 support to assist with any queries or challenges that might arise during your learning process.
The Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training Course duration spans 1 day.
Yes, we provide self-paced online courses to accommodate the schedules of all delegates.
Jobs in mental health counselling, clinical psychology, and therapeutic support services are common pathways for delegates after completing this course.
Yes, we provide tailored corporate training to equip teams with essential CBT skills.
Delegates will learn CBT principles, application techniques, client assessment methods, and intervention strategies.
Psychologists, counsellors, social workers, and any healthcare professionals interested in mental health therapy should attend.
Please contact our customer support team for any access issues.
The Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training includes interactive sessions, practical applications, course materials, and a certificate of completion.
An online course offers flexibility, convenience, and the ability to learn at your own pace, ideal for busy professionals.
No specific qualifications are required to start this Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training.
After completing the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training, continuing professional education in advanced therapeutic techniques or specialised areas of psychology is recommended.
The training fees for Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training certification in Toronto starts from CAD1695
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Develop Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training.
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