Convention 2020

Teaching Resources: Course Syllabi

Please take advantage of ABCT's catalogue of psychology course syllabi listed under the various curriculum areas below. This list is constantly growing as ABCT member and allied professional educators generously share syllabi for public posting. Each syllabus is listed with its title, instructor (and university).

If you are interested in submitting a syllabus, please review the evaluation criteria here as a first step to find out which elements are considered and how submissions are evaluated.”

Classic or Seminal Readings Syllabi with seminal articles or books from the history of CBTs; seminal theoretical or conceptual readings
Recent Empirical Readings Syllabi with high-quality empirical articles on CBT published within the last 5 years from higher impact journals
New Submission Syllabi submitted within the past academic year
Innovative Assignments/Exercises Syllabi with interesting, clearly defined assignments or exercises that are easily portable to other campuses and that best highlight skills application or effective teaching principles
Multiculturalism & Diversity Syllabi with excellent incorporation of readings and/or exercises and assignments related to multiculturalism/diversity in a course not exclusively focused on this topic

Adult Intervention

Adult Psychology and Psychopathology

Assessment & Psychological Measurement

Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy

Developmental Psychopathology


Ethics & Professional Standards

Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine

Medical Education



Research Methodology


For more information on Teaching CBT and ESTs, see this article in the Behavior Therapist.

If you are interesting in submitting your own syllabi for public posting, please email each file as an attached word document to, and include "Syllabus submission" in the subject line.

Thank you for your contribution to this valuable resource!

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