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Multi-Day Program

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Complex PTSD and Common Co-Morbid Conditions with Youth



Dates
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Description

Course Dates:

Monday, June 7, 2021 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Monday, June 14, 2021 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Monday, June 21, 2021 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

This course will provide an overview of evidence-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with youth with complex trauma and common co-morbid conditions. Content will be drawn from evidence based treatments for youth trauma including: Integrative Treatment of Complex Trauma for Adolescents (ITCT-A) and Trauma-Focused CBT (TF-CBT).  In addition, evidence based interventions for common co-morbid conditions including depression, anxiety, disruptive behavior disorders, substance abuse and Borderline Personality Disorder (traits) will be covered. Training will involve didactic instruction, case study and small group discussion.  Content will cover: diagnosis and assessment of complex trauma & PTSD; therapeutic relationship development; psycho-education of PTSD, complex trauma and the “PRACTICE” Model; emotional processing theory of PTSD; stress inoculation therapy; distress reduction & affect regulation training; gradual exposure therapy; creating a “trauma narrative”; cognitive processing and restructuring of trauma distortions; parent, family & community involvement; integrating homework assignments; and personal & community safety enhancement.  Use of evidence based CBT with common co-morbid disorders including depression, anxiety, disruptive behavior disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder (traits) and substance abuse will be incorporated. In addition, innovative “Third Wave” interventions including methods to enhance resilience, positive emotions and personal growth will be reviewed. 

Learning Objectives:  

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify DSM-V diagnostic criteria for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  2. Identify associated symptoms/characteristics of “complex” trauma in youth
  3. Identify the etiological factors of both discrete and “complex” trauma
  4. Identify the fundamental principles and techniques of CBT with PTSD including social work values and ethics
  5. Identify the fundamental principles of TF-CBT including: psycho-education, distress/affect regulation, cognitive processing/restructuring, exposure therapy and the use of the “trauma narrative”, in vivo exposure, and safety planning
  6. Identify the fundamental principles and techniques of ITCT-A including: characteristics of “complex” trauma, Initial Trauma Review for Adolescents, Assessment Treatment Flowchart, Problems to Components Grid, safety intervention, Trigger Grid, titrated exposure, and written trauma homework
  7. Identify the fundamental principles and techniques of CBT with common co-morbid disorders including mood, anxiety, disruptive behavioral disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder (traits) and substance abuse.
  8. Learn advanced “Third Wave” CBT methods to promote resilience, positive emotions and personal growth
  9. Gain an understanding of effective methods to involve family members and caretakers in treatment
  10. Gain an understanding of effective community interventions

Research: CBT is a widely studied form of evidence-based psychotherapy. Select information can be found at The Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Review of Meta-analyses as well as numberous publications at National Institutes of Health

Target Audience: social workers, mental health practitioners, creative arts therapists, marriage and facility therapists, psychologists, and other interested individuals

Customer Service

ADA Accommodations: If you require any support for your ADA needs in the United States, please contact us by email at least 3 weeks prior to the event by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.

Customer Service: We are happy to respond to any concerns or questions you may have. Please contact us at by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.


CEUs/Contact Hours


UBSW - NYS LCAT CEUs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0003. Continuing education Multi-Day Program contact hours: 12.5


UBSW - NYS LMFT CEUs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0007. Continuing education Multi-Day Program contact hours: 12.5


UBSW - NYS LMHC CEUs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0008. Continuing education Multi-Day Program contact hours: 12.5


UBSW - NYS LMSW & LCSW CEUs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. Continuing education Multi-Day Program contact hours: 12.5


UBSW - NYS OASAS

NYS OASAS Provider #0045: 12.5 hours for CPP & CPS Initial, Section 1; CASAC, CPP & CPS Renewal.


UBSW - NYS PSY CEUs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0062. Continuing education Multi-Day Program contact hours: 12.5



Trainer

David M. Pratt, MSW, PhD's Profile

David M. Pratt, MSW, PhD Related seminars and products: 2


David M. Pratt, MSW, PhD, is in private practice and Director of the Mood Management Program at the WNY Psychotherapy Services in Amherst, NY. He has over 35 years of experience as a mental health professional working with children, adolescents and families. Dr. Pratt utilizes evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral and family therapy approaches in treatment. He specializes in the treatment of depression, self-harm and suicide prevention, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and disruptive behavioral disorders in youth. Dr. Pratt has conducted numerous trainings/workshops in cognitive-behavioral at local, state, national and international forums.  Previously, Dr. Pratt was the Principal Psychologist at the WNY Children's Psychiatric Center, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UB and Adjunct Professor/Lecturer, UB Counseling, School and Educational Psychology department.


CEU Completion Requirement

In order to receive a certificate of completion for this course participants must: 
Attend the full course. Participants will not receive partial credit for partial attendance. Zoom attendance is used to verify viewing requirements. Zoom can take up to 48 hours to confirm seminar completion.

Document participation codes. Single letter participation codes will be displayed throughout the training. 4 unique codes will be shown during full-day (7 hours or more) trainings and 3 unique codes will be shown during trainings shorter than full-day (6 hours 45 minutes or less). Participants must input the codes in order they were shown in their UBCE21 portal under the orange button label "Evaluation & Certificate". Participants must record at least 75% of the codes correctly to pass.

 

   

 

- Complete the course evaluation.

No quizzes are required.

Any questions regarding fulfilling these requirements can be directed to sw-ce@buffalo.edu.

Equipment Requirements

Required Hardware
- A computer (desktop/laptop) or mobile device (smartphone/tablet).
- Speakers/headphones/earbuds OR access to a phone to call in to the Zoom room.


Strongly Encouraged Hardware
- Webcam or mobile device with a camera for interacting in course activities.


Internet Connection
- A stable Internet connection of 56K or greater is required. (However, please note that a 56K connection may degrade the quality of your experience.)

Any questions about these requirements or other technical questions can be directed to sw-ce@buffalo.edu.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Live Trainings (in-person and online) – Half and One Day: Full payment is due by the start of training. Participants may cancel by contacting the Office of Continuing Education by phone or email up to 10 business days prior to a training and receive a refund or a gift card minus a $50 processing fee.

Participants who cancel a half-day training (less than 5 hours) less than 10 business days prior to the training will receive a refund or a gift card minus a $50 processing fee. No gift cards or refunds will be issued within 24 hours of the training. There may be instances where a special workshop has additional cancellation rules and that will be stated in the workshop description.

Participants who cancel a one-day training (5 hours or more) less than 10 business days prior to the training will receive a gift card minus a $50 processing fee or a refund of 50% of their registration fee. No gift cards or refunds will be issued within 24 hours of the training. There may be instances where a special workshop has additional cancellation rules and that will be stated in the workshop description.

Live Training (in-person, online and hybrid) – Multi-Day: There is a $50 non-refundable deposit for all multi-day trainings. Full payment is due by the start of training. Participants may cancel by contacting the Office of Continuing Education by phone or email up to 30 calendar days prior to a training and receive a refund or a gift card minus a $50 processing fee and the $50 non-refundable deposit.

Participants who cancel less than 30 calendar days prior to the training will receive a gift card minus a $50 processing fee and the $50 non-refundable deposit or a refund of 50% of their registration fee. No gift cards or refunds will be issued with 5 or less business days’ notice before the start of the training. There may be instances where a special workshop has additional cancellation rules and that will be stated in the workshop description.

Self-Study Training: Participants have up to 72 hours from purchase to contact the Office of Continuing Education by phone or email and request a refund for an online course.

Gift Cards: Gift cards can be used as payment toward future trainings. Gift cards expire one (1) year after being issued.

Substitute Attendance: If a registered participant is unable to attend a training and would like another individual to attend in their place the Office of Continuing Education must be called or emailed at least one full business day before the training. Substitution decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Late Policy: Participants should plan on arriving prior to the start of the training to allow time for sign-in, registration, and training introductions. Participants arriving 20 minutes or more after the scheduled start time or departing 20 minutes or more prior to the scheduled end time will not receive any Continuing Education Credit and/or certificates associated with the training.  

Check Refunds: Check refunds may take up to 4 weeks to process. 

UB Cancelled Trainings: If the Office of Continuing Education cancels a training, participants will be notified via email and refunds will be paid in full. Please be aware that if the University at Buffalo is closed the training may still be taking place. Please contact the Office of Continuing Education if you have any questions or concerns regarding whether or not a training is still being held. 

Please email sw-ce@buffalo.edu or call 716-829-5841 for cancellations. Thank you.

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