Credit Available - See CEs/Contact Hours tab below.
This is the live in-person delivery format of this course. It is also available live online. They will be held simultaneously.
Wed., July 12, 2023 from 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Thurs., July 13, 2023 from 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
This program will provide in-depth training in evidence based treatments for youth experiencing depression, suicidal ideation/urges, anxiety and trauma.
The training will cover a variety of evidence based treatments for youth experiencing internalizing disorders including traditional cognitive-behavioral treatments (CBT), as well as more recent “Third Wave” treatment advances including: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Cognitive Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Polyvagal Theory & Therapy. The training will emphasize an integrated treatment approach utilizing traditional CBT treatment and the more recent “Third Wave” advances.
The training will provide an overview of the theoretical and therapeutic foundations of traditional CBT and the more recent “Third-Wave” advances. However, the emphasis will be on the practical implementation of these approaches with youth experiencing depression, suicide risk, anxiety and trauma. Clinicians will learn evidence based and highly practical skills to use with their clients experiencing these internalizing disorders.
Through the use of structured therapeutic activities, client handouts and worksheets attendees will learn how to implement a variety of interventions with youth such as: CBT case conceptualization; mindfulness practices; non-judgmental self-awareness & mood monitoring; behavioral activation; cognitive processing & restructuring; imagino & and in-vivo exposure therapy; distress tolerance; social skills training; prolonged exposure; trauma narrative; suicide risk assessment and safety planning; behavioral chain analysis, how to quell Autonomic Nervous System arousal; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as well as Positive Psychology interventions such as “what went well today”, gratitude & self-compassion and many more.
In addition to learning skills to intervene with youth, the training will provide a number of practical methods to involve parents and enlist their participation as therapeutic allies in helping their children learn the skills being offered.
This training will provide a valuable set of clinical tools to complement traditional CBT interventions and enhance your clinical competency with youth. Whether your young client is struggling with depression, suicidal urges, anxiety or the effects of trauma, these youth friendly tools will help your client learn essential skills to manage and build a healthy life.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Research: There is a lot of research available on the subject of cognitive behavioral therapy and anxiety on Google Scholar.
Target Audience: social workers, mental health therapists, and other clinicians providing mental health services to children, youth, and familiesCustomer Service
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Registration open until: 7/12/23
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 contact hours: 12.5 Live In-Person
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 contact hours: 12.5 Live In-Person
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 contact hours: 12.5 Live In-Person
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 contact hours: 12.5 Live In-Person
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 contact hours: 12.5 Live In-Person
University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education, #1773, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/23/2022 - 02/23/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 12.5 continuing education credits.
NYS OASAS Provider #0045: 12.5 hours for CPP & CPS Initial Section 1; CASAC, CPP & CPS Renewal.
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David M. Pratt, Ph.D., MSW, is a New York State Licensed Psychologist with 40+ years’ experience working with children, adolescents and families. Dr. Pratt is in private practice at the Western New York Psychotherapy Services in Amherst, NY and a trainer with PESI, Inc. He is presently on faculty with the University at Buffalo, School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education and a member of New York State, Office of Mental Health Advisory Board on Evidence-Based Treatments for Youth. He was the Principal Psychologist at the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University at Buffalo and Adjunct Professor/Lecturer, University at Buffalo Counseling, School and Educational Psychology department.
Dr. Pratt has conducted numerous trainings in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at local, state, national and international forums. He is the author of CBT Toolkit for Depressed, Anxious and Suicidal Children and Adolescents (PESI Publishing, Inc., 2019) and Advanced CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents: Promoting Resilience, Positive Emotions and Personal Growth (in press, PESI, Publishing, Inc.).
No partial credit is given for partial attendance.
In-Person Completion Requirements
In order to receive a certificate of completion for this course participants must complete the following.
Please note all requirements can be found in your UBCE21 portal.
- Sign in, stay for the entire training, and sign out. Participation in small group activities is required.
- After the training, complete the evaluation by clicking on the "Evaluation and Certificate" button for this course.
The certificate of completion will be immediately generated in your account upon completion of all course requirements. Certificates may be downloaded, printed, or left in your account.
8:45 -10:30 AM: Theoretical Foundations of CBT and Third Wave Advances
10:30 – 12 PM: Therapeuitc Foundations of CBT and Third Wave Advances
12 – 12:30 PM: Lunch
1:00 – 4:00 PM: Evidence Based Treatment of Youth Depression
8:45 – 10:30 AM: Evidence Based Suicide Assessment & Prevention
10:30 - 12 PM: Evidence Based Treatment for Anxiety Disorders
Noon -12:30 PM: Lunch
12:30 – 4:00 PM: Evidence Based Treatment for Trauma & PTSD
Live (In-Person, Online, and Hybrid) Trainings
The cancellation and refund policy below applies to individual courses. If you purchased multiple courses at one time they may be subject to individual processing fees. Participants can make payment or refund inquiries by contacting the Office of Continuing Education by phone 716-829-5844 or by email at email@example.com. Standard business hours for the Office of Continuing Education are Monday – Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm. Any requests made outside of these days and times will default to the next business day.
Up to 3 CEs/Contact Hours
3.25 - 5.75 CEs/Contact Hours
6-11.75 CEs/Contact Hours
12 or more CEs/Contact Hours
Online Self-Study Training
Gift cards can be used as payment toward future trainings. Gift cards never expire.
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