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CBT for Child & Adolescent Disorders

Can be taken as an individual one-day course or as a part of a Master Practitioner Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Approved by the British Psychological Society.

The course covers theory and practical applications of using cognitive behaviour therapy when working with children and adolescents.

Issues covered include:

  • Behaviour programmes with young people, including assessment & formulation, programme design & implementation.
  • Specific CBT techniques for Anxiety based problems using cognitive techniques
  • Putting techniques together and building programmes of intervention
  • Theory and application in working with young people in current CBT-based practice
  • These specifically include:
    • Bandura and Social Learning Theory
    • Using the theory to carry out Assessment - types of assessment tools, data gathering, leading to formulations as a predictive tool to design programmes of intervention
    • Problems with programmes and how to avoid them, what to do when the intervention does not have the effect planned for.
    • Four different types of programme.
    • Anxiety based problems. Re-cap of theory & effect on perception and behaviours. The notion of "Available Hueristics" and the effect on treatment goals & outcomes impacting on programme design.
    • Skills teaching - as part of a programme examine methods and means of teaching thinking skills, life skills, designed to increase confidence and self-esteem.
    • Putting both techniques together - summary of the day.

This course is part of the training programme that enables you to complete the BPS Approved Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. You can build up gradually your CBT training portfolio by attending all the courses within the programme at the pace that suits you. All your training hours will be calculated, recorded in an individual validated log and accumulated towards your full Diploma.


This course is available for in-house training.
For further details on in-house training visit: http://www.sdsinhouse.co.uk


Early Bird Price: £140 + VAT (£168) per delegate to include refreshments and course materials. This discount is available on bookings made more than 1 month prior the course date event.
Regular Price: £160 + VAT (£192).

Certificate of Attendance:
You receive a Certificate of Attendance for 7 CPD training hours on the day.

To book an Evidenced Reading Module for this course: Click Here

Additional Components of the Diploma:

Evidenced Reading Hours

Supervision

Recommended Viewing:

Cognitive-Behavioural Child Therapy - 2 CPD Hours

Watch Cognitive Behavioural child therapist Bruce Masek in an actual counselling session with a 6-year old girl and her mother.
Cognitive behavioural therapy with children builds on behavioural therapy techniques while working to modify a child’s thoughts and feelings. In this video, Dr. Masek adapts his therapy model to a mother-child dyad, helping Mom learn strategies for managing her young daughter’s back talk and tantrums. See Dr. Masek conduct a focused behavioural assessment to identify the issues that have sparked the young girl’s negative acting out. Jon Carlson and Don Keat facilitate an in-depth discussion with Dr. Masek on the further impact, relevance and uses of the model for children and their families.

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Course Outline:

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE THE COURSE

IMPORTANT! THIS IS A BPS APPROVED COURSE AND ALL THE TRAINING HOURS OF THIS COURSE SHOULD BE COMPLETED IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR THE BPS APPROVED CERTIFICATE.
Please make sure that you arrive in time for 9.30 AM start (sharp!). Your late arrival might result in you not been eligible for the BPS Approved Certificate.
The same applies to the finish times. Make sure that your travel arrangements enable you to be present until 4.30 PM every day of the course.
We very much appreciate your co-operation on this matter.

Every day consists of the morning session (starting at 9.30 AM sharp!) and afternoon session (finishing at 4.30 PM strictly).
Refreshments provided during your morning (11.15) and afternoon (14.45) break.
Lunch break (1 hour) – lunch by own arrangements (12.30 – 13.30).

Due to the INTENSIVE NATURE of this training we advise you to have extra drinks of water with you and layers of clothing to adjust effectively to the temperature in the room.

Course Leader:

Paul Grantham
Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Paul Grantham is a clinical psychologist with vast clinical and training experience. With degrees from Oxford University and the University of Sussex, Paul trained as a Clinical Psychologist at Liverpool University. He has worked extensively within the NHS for many years as a clinical psychologist within a wide variety of services and headed one of the first UK research projects designed to help clients withdraw from benzodiapine addiction. He has subsequently worked in primary care, mental health, forensic, substance misuse and physical health as both a clinician and manager. He has trained staff in health care, social services, local government and education around the UK and abroad. Over 90,000 professionals have worked directly with him. Paul has also designed and facilitated clinical supervision systems across a number of UK services. He has a wide range of current interests including: client resistance, resource based therapies and personality disorders. He has also presented and written on a range of psychological issues - from psychological interventions post-stroke to the application of solution focused work with complex clients.

Paul is the founder and Director of SDS Ltd and one of the most popular and inspirational tutors in the field of psychological skills training. Paul is the author or editor of over 34 training films within the psychotherapy training field over the last decade and both commissions and provides training in a range of contemporary psychotherapy fields. Paul commissioned SDS Seminars’ BPS Approved Introduction to CBT – a course which has recently (June 2015) seen its 1000th student successfully complete. The BPS Approved Essential Clinical Supervision Skills devised and delivered by Paul is one of the very few non-university based Supervision courses which confers eligibility to the BPS’ Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors.

Paul is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, a Senior Associate of The Royal Society of Medicine and is an Accredited CBT Therapist. An extremely informed, clinically experienced and humorous speaker he is known for his emphasis on the practicalities rather than just the theory of client-based work.

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