Introduction to CBT (CBT Certificate Course - 3rd Edition - Session 1) (Self-Study)
This course is eligible for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASACs), and Psychologists in New York State
For more information about CEU approval, please click here.
Format: Self-Study Online Seminar
A Journey from Fear and Suffering to Empowerment, Confidence, and Assertiveness
This is the first session in the 12-Week CBT Certificate Course.
To register for the entire Certificate Program, please click here.
An Evidence-Based Practice Mastered Through The SWEET Model
A 12-Week CBT Certificate Course on how to help your patients and clients better manage mental chatter, cognitive errors, anxiety, loneliness, and depression, in addition to how to build a healthier self-image, self-esteem, and self-confidence.
An Evidence-Based Practice to help your patients and clients finally take charge of their emotions, thoughts, behaviors, and finally cease their cycle of suffering
“One’s Interpretation of a Situation, Rather Than the Situation Itself, Determines The Feelings and Behaviors That Follow.” - The Fundamentals of CBT
While you can attend this session, and any of the individual 12 sessions in this 12-week CBT Certificate Course, please note that attendance to either all the live or the self-study sessions is required if you are seeking a final certificate in CBT.
You are, however, entitled to 2 CEUs for this session or any other stand-alone sessions that you may choose to attend.
* Please note: Sessions 1-5, 7-10, and 13-16 are only approved for CEUs for Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, CASACs, and Psychologists in New York State.
Sessions 6, 11, and 12 are approved for Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, CASACs, and Psychologists in New York State, and also approved by the NASW in 46 other states.
What you'll learn
At the end of this Certificate Course, you will have:
- Learned and mastered the less common skills that make the biggest difference in CBT.
- Identified how to help the 1/3 of your patients and clients for whom the basic CBT skills alone have not been effective, thus far.
- Mastered Cognitive Restructuring, its 4 steps, and learned how to best tailor them to your unique style and to your patients and clients.
- Mastered the framework of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to increase the effectiveness of your work in helping patients and clients.
- Learned the principles, techniques, and steps of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
- Increased your tools to helping patients and clients through the skillful implementation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
- Mastered the integration of the Science of the Natural Blueprint in your practice of CBT.
Who is this for?
This course is for any clinician invested in learning new or honing existing skills to be able to use in dynamic ways to support their patients and clients and to end suffering.
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Join the SWEET Institute for a transformative and Experiential Learning Certificate Course that allows you to have the fundamentals of CBT to then help your patients and clients.
Here’s what attendees are saying about our SWEET CBT Certificate Course:
"CBT has become a strong foundation for my other strategic practices. Thank you! This is an important topic to integrate into my personal life!" - Makayla, LSW
"I wish that I could have joined live, but the practice of applying CBT with role playing is a great way to see the foundations in action. The practice gave a regular flow to CBT instead of the steps on paper." - Jill, LMSW
"Excellent current subject matter relevant to help my clients." - Charles, LCSW
"Able to ask questions and responses from instructor and fellow colleagues. Great topic; allows you to evaluate your thoughts and retrain your brain." - Kenny, LCSW
"Ways to think about using CBT differently. I love the style of the SWEET trainings. Role plays are really helpful to bring everything together." - Sara, LMHC
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Session 1: Introduction to CBT
Session 2: CBT and Its Different Components
Session 3: CBT and Cognitions
Session 4: CBT and Behavior
Session 5: CBT and Therapy
Session 6: CBT and Beliefs
Session 7: CBT and Imagination
Session 8: CBT and Emotions
Session 9: CBT and Action
Session 10: CBT and Perception
Session 11: CBT and Cognitive Distortions
Session 12: CBT and Cognitive Restructuring
Your Facilitator and Co-Facilitator
Mardoche Sidor, MD is a Harvard-trained Quadruple Board Certified Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, School of Physicians and Surgeons, trained in and taught all major psychotherapeutic modalities, including and not limited to CBT, DBT, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He is also the author of 11 books including Journey to Empowerment, Discovering Your Worth, The Power of Faith. and, The Art of Living. Dr. Sidor has worked both as a primary care physician and Medical Director in three different settings, including a Chief Medical Officer of the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES). He is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute. His 11th book, entitled, NLP for Clinicians is now available to the public.
Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW, is a Columbia-trained Social Worker with wide clinical, teaching, and supervision experience. She also has a background in management, mentorship, and leadership that spans more than 20 years. Her added passion is in advocacy and coaching. She has previously held Executive level positions, and two other directorships in different organizations. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and Adelphi University School of Social Work. She also maintains a private practice, provides supervision, and clinical and management training. She is also a personal and executive-level coach. She is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute.