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You can find this out by reading the accreditation information provided on our website. If a particular board is not listed, you may contact the board for further details.
No, you must attend the workshop in full in order to receive CE credit.
IAHB does not grant credit retroactively. All CE requirements must be fulfilled on-site at the workshop.
At the end of the workshop, you will receive directions and a link to electronically retrieve your CE certificate.
Yes, you will be able to download a CE certificate of completion after all necessary steps are completed.
In order to receive CE credit, you will need to sign in and out daily at the workshop and follow the website link that is provided to you at the end of the workshop. You will need to complete a post-workshop evaluation. Once you complete this, you can download your CE certificate.
Please contact us at email@example.com for information about internship or volunteer opportunities. We do not offer pre- or post-doctoral internships at this time.
In some cases, yes. We offer training scholarships to therapists working with active-duty or veteran military personnel, needs-based scholarships, and we offer a special workshop annually at a reduced rate for students.
Other financial aid may be available. For more information, please email Maritza Lawson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes. If you are interested in learning to supervise other cognitive therapists, you must first successfully complete one standard term of supervision and receive 3 scores of 50 or higher on the CTRS. You must also receive a recommendation from your supervisor to begin supervision of supervision.
You will receive a Letter of Participation documenting your participation in the supervision program and you may enroll in additional terms.
When you successfully complete the supervision program, you will receive a Letter of Completion. You are encouraged to obtain certification in cognitive therapy through the Beck CBT Certification program.
Your supervisor will rate your therapy recordings using the Cognitive Therapy Rating Scale (CTRS). In order to receive a Letter of Completion, you must obtain a score of 44 three times and be recommended by your supervisor. You must attend all ten sessions and submit at least nine recordings. Trainees who do not reach competency receive a Letter of Participation and may enroll in additional terms.
Yes, trainees may submit translated transcripts of therapy sessions in lieu of session recordings and receive voice-to-voice supervision. Alternatively, we may be able to provide you with a Beck Institute supervisor who can listen to your tapes and conduct supervision calls in other languages such as Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, and Thai. Some international trainees who speak English decide to offer treatment at a reduced fee, if need be, to an English-speaking client.
Recordings will be submitted through a private, secured file-sharing service that Beck Institute provides to all trainees. You will be provided with all the required information to access this service prior to the start of your supervision term.
International trainees are not required to have a license. If you practice in the US and Canada, you must have a license if your state requires it. We ask you to provide the appropriate documentation before the start of your term.
For supervision sessions, you will record clients from your own practice. Beck Institute does not provide clients for supervision.
We recommend that you record two consenting clients per week. Recording more than one client at a time is helpful in the event that the primary client you’re using for supervision misses a session.
You will need to use a digital voice recorder that converts to audio files. You can find an example by clicking here.
Yes. Beck Institute supervisors represent a wide variety of expertise in using cognitive therapy with a range of disorders and specific populations.
Yes. If we are unable to provide you with the supervisor you request, we will match you to an available supervisor whose training and experience match your needs and interests.
Our faculty supervisors are highly skilled cognitive therapists who have extensive training in the Beck model and experience using CBT in a wide range of settings across populations.
They have been identified by Beck Institute as experts with skills in facilitation and supervision. Our faculty lead workshops and provide supervision and consultation.
Yes learn more on our Training for Organizations page.
Philadelphia Workshops are held at the Beck Institute, across the street from the Philadelphia city limit. Our address is 1 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.
On the Road workshops are held in cities throughout the US.
Yes! Starting in January 2016, Beck Institute is offering On the Road Workshops in various cities throughout the US.
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For hotel and travel assistance, contact our travel representative (Naomi).
There are two hotels within walking distance of the Beck Institute with special rates available. The Hilton City Avenue is directly across the street, and the Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue (formerly the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West) is about a ten-minute walk from Beck Institute. The Courtyard also offers a shuttle to Beck Institute trainees that will take you to and from our office each morning and afternoon.
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is located about 30 – 45 minutes from Beck Institute.
The workshop ends at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). It usually takes 30-45 minutes to get to the airport and 20-30 minutes to get to 30th Street Station.
Participants must hold at least a master’s degree in a mental health, education, medical, or related field, although we do consider graduate students on a case-by-case basis. Graduate Students are eligible to attend our annual Graduate Student Workshop: CBT for Depression. We recommend (but do not require) participants to attend at least one Core Curriculum workshop before attending a Specialty Workshop.
The Core Curriculum workshops are designed to build the essential knowledge and practice competencies in CBT. Core 1 (Depression) focuses on the fundamentals of CBT: case conceptualization, treatment planning, goal setting, session structure, identifying and responding to automatic thoughts, behavioral experiments, etc. Core 2 (Anxiety) covers theory and treatment specific to the more commonly encountered anxiety disorders such as GAD, Social Phobia, and Panic Disorder. Finally, Core 3 focuses on challenges: personality disorders, problems in the therapeutic relationship, problems with homework completion and therapy engagement, difficulties with identifying cognitions, and other seeming obstacles to therapy. We recommend having taken Core 1 or 2 before Core 3, depending on prior experience and familiarity with CBT.
Yes. Throughout the year, Beck Institute offers a changing menu of specialty workshops on a variety of topics. Specialty workshop topics are determined based on feedback from Core Curriculum workshop participants, and reflect current interests and issues.
Yes. Attendance at our three-day Philadelphia workshops earns 18 CE credits and two-day workshops earn 12 CE credits. Cost of CE credits is included in your registration payment.
Dr. Judith Beck directs all workshops and teaches at many of them. Beck Institute faculty, who have specific expertise in specialty areas, also present. Dr. Aaron Beck conducts a question and answer session at most Philadelphia workshops.
Beck Institute accepts applications on a rolling basis until the Friday prior to the workshop start. Your tuition guarantees your space.
A workshop will show in the store as out of stock when the capacity has been reached. If you have questions about availability, please email us or call 610-664-3020.
You may pay tuition by check drawn on a U.S. bank or by credit card.