18 CEs

Under the direction of Judith S. Beck, PhD, and led by expert Beck faculty, this experiential workshop covers the basics of cognitive behavioral therapy for children and adolescents with depression and anxiety.  Topics covered include how to develop a conceptualization based on the Cognitive Model, plan treatment, and deliver CBT interventions to children, adolescents, and their families. Specialized techniques such as engaging in guided discovery, setting goals, examining Pros and Cons, and educating the family, are described and demonstrated for clients with depression and anxiety. Training focuses on therapy with clients between the ages of 7 and 18.