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Workshops


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ABCT's workshops provide participants with up-to-date integration of theoretical, empirical, and clinical knowledge about specific issues or themes. Participants in these courses can earn 3 hours of continuing education credits per workshop.

Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Workshop 1

Modular CBT for Adolescents With Depression

Mark A. Reinecke, Northwestern University, and John Curry, Duke University

Level: Moderate level of familiarity with the material


Workshop 2

Dissemination of Empirically Validated Insomnia Treatment Strategies

Jack D. Edinger, Durham VAMC and Duke University Medical Center,

Colleen E. Carney, Ryerson University, Toronto

Level: Low to moderate familiarity with the material.


Workshop 3

Integrated Individual and Family CBT for Children With OCD

John Piacentini and Susanna Chang, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Level: Low to moderate familiarity with the material


Workshop 4

Making CBT Work: Culturally Responsive Practice

Pamela A. Hays, Central Peninsula Counseling Services, Kenai, Alaska

Level: Low to moderate familiarity with topic


Workshop 5

Title: Treating Our Wounded Warriors: Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD

Presenters and Affiliation: Alan L. Peterson, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and San Antonio Military Medical Center,

David S. Riggs, PhD, Uniformed Services University

Jeffrey A. Cigrang, PhD, San Antonio Military Medical Center

Level: Moderate familiarity with the material


Workshop 6

Avoiding Polarization With Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Effectively Balancing Change and Acceptance Strategies

Shireen L. Rizvi, New School for Social Research, New York City

Kathryn E. Korslund, University of Washington, Seattle

Level: Moderate to high level of familiarity with the material

 

Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Workshop 7

Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Primary Care

Kirk Strosahl, Mountainview Consulting Group and Central Washington Family Medicine Clinic, Yakima, WA,

Patricia Robinson, Mountainview Consulting Group, Yakima, WA, and Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Toppenish, WA

Level: Low to moderate level of familiarity with the material


Workshop 8

Creating Futures: Rapid Interventions for Autism and All Challenging Behaviors

Peter W. Dowrick, University of Hawaii, Manoa

Level: Low to moderate level of familiarity, all will benefit


Workshop 9

Integrating Motivational Interviewing With CBT for Anxiety

Henny Westra and Lynne Angus, York University

Level:: Minimal familiarity with the material.


Workshop 10

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of PTSD in Special Populations

Kim T. Mueser, Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center and Dartmouth Medical School, and

Elisa E. Bolton, National Center for PTSD, Behavioral Science Division, Boston VAMC

Level: Basic level of familiarity with the material


Workshop 11

Ending Cognitive Behavioral Treatment: When Clinical Realities Collide With Empirical Data

Deborah J. G. Dobson, Calgary Health Region and University of Calgary

Keith S. Dobson, University of Calgary

Level: Moderate familiarity with material


Workshop 12

Cognitive-Behavioral Couple Therapy for Domestic Abuse

Norman B. Epstein, Jaslean J. LaTaillade

Carol A. Werlinich, University of Maryland, College Park

Level: Moderate familiarity with the material

 

Saturday, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Workshop 13

Using Motivational Interviewing Strategies and Techniques to Help Patients Change Risky/Problem Behaviors

Linda C. Sobell, Nova Southeastern University

Level: Low/basic level of familiarity with the material


Workshop 14

Maximizing PTSD Treatment by Incorporating Significant Others

Candice M. Monson, and Steffany J. Fredman, National Center for PTSD and Boston University School of Medicine

Level: Low to moderate familiarity with the material


Workshop 15

CBT for Trichotillomania and Other Body-Focused, Repetitive Behaviors

Douglas W. Woods, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Martin E. Franklin, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Level: Low to moderate level of familiarity with the material


Workshop 16

Demystifying Brain and Body Measures for the Cognitive and Behavioral Therapist: No Experience Required!

Thilo Deckersbach, Massachusetts General Hospital

Christen Deveney, Harvard University

Philippe Goldin, Stanford University

Vince Monastra, FPI Attention Disorders Clinic

Greg Siegle, University of Pittsburgh

Julian Thayer, Ohio State University

Level: low to moderate familiarity with the material


Workshop 17

Fundamentals: Learning Concepts Underlying Current Therapies

Robert K. Klepac, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

Level: Low level of familiarity with the material

 

Saturday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Workshop 18

Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Comorbid Disorders

Susan M. Orsillo, Suffolk University, and Lizabeth Roemer, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Level: Moderate level of familiarity with the material


Workshop 19

Using Appetite Awareness Training Within Interventions for Eating Disorders and Weight Concerns

Linda W. Craighead, University of Colorado at Boulder

Level: All levels of familiarity


Workshop 20

Taking CBT to the Bookstore Shelves

Charles H. Elliott and Laura L. Smith, Fielding Graduate University and Corrales Psychology Associates

Level: Low-moderate to moderate-high familiarity


Workshop 21

The Ethics of Research Informed Consent: The Whys and the Hows

John W. Klocek, Central Texas Veterans, Health Care System and Texas A&M University College of Medicine

Level: Low to moderate level of familiarity with the material


Workshop 22

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for ADHD in Adults

Steven A. Safren and Susan Sprich, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital

Level: Low to moderate level of familiarity with the material


 

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