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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children & Adolescents Certificate Course: 3-Day Intensive Training
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DVD Video - 8+ hours   Instructions
19 hr 0 min
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
1/16/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
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  1. Translate CBT theory into practical interventions with children and adolescents.
  2. Apply evidence-based CBT treatments to a variety of child and adolescent diagnostic conditions.
  3. Integrate “First and Second Wave” CBT skills with more recent “Third Wave” (mindfulness) advances with youth.
  4. Develop a CBT-oriented case conceptualization and understand how to effectively collaborate with youth and parents toward targeted, mutually defined treatment goals.
  5. Implement effective methods to motivate your most reluctant adolescent clients to engage in their treatment.
  6. Combine practical skill building worksheets and structured therapeutic activities to clarify and teach complex CBT skills for a variety of child and adolescent disorders.
  7. Utilize CBT psychoeducation to elicit “buy in” from most difficult clients.
  8. Employ fundamental and advanced evidence-based CBT skills to help your young clients manage depression, suicidal thoughts, and self-harm behaviors.
  9. Master the art of “Socratic Questioning” and “Thought Detective” to help young people examine and modify their “Stinking Thinking.”
  10. Develop a deep understanding of recent advances in the neuro-science of trauma and how to re-train the traumatized brain.
  11. Teach youth clients how to write a “Trauma Narrative” to resolve discrete and “Complex Trauma.”
  12. Master exposure therapy techniques including imagino and in-vivo exposure to resolve obsessive-compulsive rituals.
  13. Compile 25 positive parenting skills to modify oppositional-defiant behavior.
  14. Utilize evidence-based interventions for ADHD including “Executive Functioning” skills, “School-Home Report Cards.”
  15. Determine differential diagnosis methods to identify Pediatric Bipolar Disorder and master CBT interventions for mania.
  16. Apply evidenced-based screening, motivational enhancement, level of care determination, and treatment methods for youth with substance use disorder and dual diagnoses.
  17. Distinguish adolescent sleep patterns in session and evidence-based CBT interventions for youth sleep disorders.
  18. Apply CBT skills to your most challenging cases through respectful, sensitive clinical discussions and structured clinical skill enhancement activities.
Master the Core Skills and Competencies of CBT
  • Theoretical Foundations
    • 1st Wave and Behavioral Therapy
    • 2nd Wave CBT Interventions
    • Recent 3rd Wave Advances (Mindfulness)
  • Essential Elements of CBT with Youth
    • CBT Psycho-Education with Youth & Parents
    • Transparency & Collaboration
    • Structure of the CBT Therapy Session
    • Socratic Questioning & Guided Discovery
    • Managing CBT Homework
    • Integrating 3rd Wave Advances
  • Therapeutic Alliance with Youth
    • Case Conceptualization & Treatment Planning
    • Confidentiality & Parent Involvement
    • Developing “SMART” Goals
    • Motivational Counseling with Youth

CBT for Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ODD, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder and Insomnia

  • CBT for Youth Depression
    • The CBT Model of Depression
    • Developmental Manifestations of Youth Depression
    • Psycho-Education for Depression & CBT
    • Mindfulness Practices for Youth Depression
    • Mood Monitoring
    • Behavioral Activation
    • Cognitive Processing: Identify “Stinking Thinking”
    • Cognitive Restructuring: Be a “Thought Detective”
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Assertiveness Skills
  • CBT for Anxious Youth
    • CBT Model of Anxiety
    • Anxiety Psycho-Education
    • Mindfulness Practices for Youth Anxiety
    • Cognitive Restructuring: Catastrophic Thinking & Low Self-Efficacy
    • Social Skills Training
    • Gradual Exposure Therapy: Imagino & Invivo Exposure
    • CBT for Social Phobia
    • CBT for Separation Anxiety & Night Fears
    • CBT for Panic & Worry
    • CBT for Perfectionism
  • CBT for PTSD
    • Neuro-Science of Trauma
    • UCLA PTSD Reaction Index for DSM-5®
    • CBT Model of PTSD
    • Trauma-Focused CBT
    • PTSD Psycho-Education
    • Mindfulness Practices for PTSD
    • Affective Awareness & Modulation
    • Cognitive Coping
    • Writing a Trauma Narrative
    • In-Vivo Mastery of Trauma Reminders
    • Conjoint Child-Parent Sessions
  • CBT for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
    • CBT Model of OCD
    • Psycho-Education for OCD
    • Declaring war on OCD
    • Parent & Family Involvement
    • OCD Hierarchy
    • OCD Mapping
    • Cognitive Processing & Restructuring
    • Gradual Exposure & Response Prevention
    • Relapse Prevention & Booster Sessions
    • Psycho-Tropic Medication for OCD
  • CBT for Oppositional-Defiant Disorder
    • Evidenced-Based Treatments for ODD
    • How to Counter Scapegoating
    • 25 Positive Parenting Skills for ODD
    • Conflict De-Escalation Skills
    • Family Behavioral Contracts
    • Enhancing Family Communication
    • Family Problem Solving
    • Home-School Report Cards
  • CBT for ADHD
    • ADHD Evaluation
    • Parent Management Training
    • Home-School Report Cards
    • Teaching Executive Functioning Skills
  • Pediatric Bipolar Disorder & Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
    • Rapid Cycling & Diagnosis
    • Child Mania Rating Scale & Assessment Tools
    • Medications
    • Cognitive Model of Bipolar Disorder
    • Identifying Mood Symptoms: Keeping a Mood Chart
    • Managing Mania Symptoms
    • Social Rhythm Therapy
    • Parent Counseling & Involvement
    • Crisis Management
    • Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
  • Adolescent Sleep Disorders & Insomnia Special Applications for CBT
    • Adolescent Sleep Patterns
    • Two Process Model of Sleep
    • Behavioral Model of Insomnia
    • 5 Factor Cognitive Model of Insomnia
    • Developing & Utilizing a Sleep Diary
    • Sleep Efficiency
    • Stimulus Control Training
    • Improving Sleep Hygiene
    • Cognitive Interventions for Worry
    • Identifying and Altering Sleep Safety Behaviors
  • Suicide Assessment & Prevention
    • The CBT Model of Suicide
    • Youth Suicide Prevalence
    • Suicide Risk Factors
    • Suicide Protective Factors
    • Assessment: Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale
    • Recent Advances in Safety Planning
    • Behavioral Chain Analysis
    • Reasons for Living
    • Hope Box
    • Distress Tolerance Skills
  • CBT for Co-occurring Substance Use Disorders
    • CBT Model for Substance Use Disorders
    • Neuro-Biology of SUD
    • Developmental Model of SUD
    • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
    • Developing Treatment Goals
    • Level of Care Determination
    • Functional Family Therapy for SUDs
    • Dual Disorders Treatment
  • Parent Involvement
    • Confidentiality
    • Evaluation & Treatment Planning
    • Check-In & Check-Out
    • Parent Psycho-Education
    • CBT Homework


David M. Pratt, PhD, MSW, is a licensed psychologist with over 35 years of experience working with children, adolescents, families and adults. Dr. Pratt utilizes evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral approaches in treatment. He specializes in the treatment of depression and suicide prevention, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders and disruptive behavioral disorders in youth.

Dr. Pratt is in private practice and Director of the Mood Management Program at the Western New York Psychotherapy Services in Amherst, NY. He is presently on faculty with SUNY, 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 SUNY, Buffalo and Adjunct Professor/Lecturer, SUNY, Buffalo Counseling, School and Educational Psychology department.

Dr. Pratt has conducted numerous trainings/workshops in cognitive-behavioral therapy at local, state, national and international forums.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: David Pratt is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: David Pratt has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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