Multi-week live online course

Advanced TEAM-CBT Training Course Towards Level 3 Certification

This intimate 12-week live interactive online course is designed to help clinicians with some background in TEAM-CBT master their skills to the level of Level 3 TEAM-CBT certification. Class format includes didactic training, live demonstrations and role-play practice exercises with opportunities for feedback throughout.

Lorraine Wong, Ph.D.

$720

12 Thursdays starting March 3, 2022 | 12-1:45pm Pacific Time (3-4:45pm ET)

Offers 21 CE Hours*

Provides 24 TEAM-CBT Units towards Level 3 Certification

Therapist level: intermediate

Registration closes at 5:30pm Pacific Time on March 2, 2022 or when full

Course Overview


This intimate 12-week live interactive online course is designed to help clinicians with some background in TEAM-CBT master their skills to the level of Level 3 TEAM-CBT certification. Class format includes didactic training, live demonstrations and role-play practice exercises with opportunities for feedback throughout. This course is ideal for (but not limited to) therapists preparing for the TEAM-CBT level 3 skills verification interview (known as the oral exam).

Attendance at all 12 sessions and completion of CE survey after this course is required to receive CE certificate of completion. 

Prerequisite: TEAM-CBT Certified Level 2 or equivalent (at least 20 hours of course training or 40 hours of training group in TEAM-CBT), clinicians who don’t meet this criteria but feel they may be a good fit are welcome to contact the course instructor: lorraine@feelinggoodinstitute.com

Learning Objectives

Following completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Utilize evidence-based outcome measures to track your patients’ progress
  2. Review summary scores from pre- and post- session outcome measures 
  3. Skillfully empathize with challenging patients
  4. Describe “the five steps of agenda setting” to address and decrease resistance in CBT
  5. Issue an “Invitation step” and “sit with open hands” when necessary
  6. Guide your patients in determining a specific problem to work on and a specific moment in time so as to make better use of CBT
  7. Determine & articulate the conceptualization of the patient’s problem
  8. Issue the “magic button and magic dial” techniques to reduce resistance and boost motivation
  9. Explore outcome resistance through the use of “positive reframing”
  10. Apply “dangling the carrot and sitting with open hands” to address process resistance
  11. Use “the gentle ultimatum” technique to address process resistance
  12. Describe the purpose of the recovery circle
  13. Articulate your reasoning for the selection of methods based on the conceptualization of the patient’s problem
  14. Set up and deliver the “Externalization of Voices” method to generate positive thoughts to counter a negative belief
  15. Set up and deliver the  “Double Standard” technique to help patients combat self-critical thoughts
  16. Set up and deliver the “Feared Fantasy” technique to help patients combat social anxiety
  17. Select a cognitive behavioral method suited for the treatment of depression or anxiety and provide a thorough explanation for the purpose of the method.
  18. Disarm an angry patient
  19. Bring cognitive therapy role-playing methods to closure in order to facilitate patient learning

 

Key Topics

Session 1: Review a sample case that will be used throughout the course. Leader will demonstrate a role play of the pre-session BMS (outcome measure) for the current session & provide didactic instruction before having group members grade the demonstration with a scoring rubric. 

Session 2: A demonstration and didactic training will be provided for review of the BMS and ETS (outcome measure and alliance measure) from the previous session. 
 
Session 3: Didactic teaching as well as a demonstration of advanced empathy skills (the five secrets of effective communication) with an angry patient.

Session 4: Leader will demonstrate an invitation, sitting with open hands, and specificity (choosing a specific problem and a specific moment in time). Leader will teach conceptualization. 

Session 5: Assessing and addressing outcome resistance – part 1. Leader will demonstrate the magic button, voicing outcome resistance by eliciting advantages and core values of the problem and the magic dial. 

Session 6: Assessing and addressing outcome resistance – part 2. Additional demonstration of magic button, voicing resistance and magic dial steps to address resistance. 

Session 7: Assessing and addressing process resistance with dangling the carrot, the gentle ultimatum and sitting with open hands will be demonstrated. 

Session 8: Use of recovery circle and demonstration describing “failing as fast as we can.” Questions and answers about selection of methods.

Session 9: Demonstration, practice and feedback of the Double Standard Cognitive Role Playing method to help patients address self critical thoughts.

Session 10: Demonstration, practice and feedback of the Externalization of Voices Cognitive Role Playing Method to help patients address anxious and/or depressed thoughts.

Session 11: Demonstration, practice and feedback of the Feared Fantasy Exposure method to help patients address thoughts common in social anxiety.

Session 12: Demonstration of the TEAM-CBT Level Three Exam will take place to help participants learn how to integrate all of the learning from the course and to experience and practice the flow of a TEAM-CBT therapy session from beginning to end.

 


Anti-Discrimination Statement

Feeling Good Institute stands against discrimination. We believe in acceptance, inclusion, and equality. Discrimination against people based on identify status (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ability status, country of origin, religion) is harmful and not tolerated. Any hate speech or discriminatory practices will result in immediate removal from our training groups. This includes public statements or behaviors made outside of the trainings themselves.

Continuing Education Accreditation

*The Feeling Good Institute (FGI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Feeling Good Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course has been approved by FGI as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 21 CEs. NAADAC Provider #149212. The Feeling Good Institute (FGI) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. FGI is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Feeling Good Institute, #1442 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. Feeling Good Institute maintains responsibility for this course. Ace provider approval period: 05/30/2021-05/30/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 21 continuing education credits. A certificate of attendance will be emailed to attendees who attend 100% of the training within a week of completion of the course survey.. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations please contact Dr. Maor Katz at maor@feelinggoodinstitute.com.

Instructor Biography

Lorraine Wong, PhD, is a Board Certified, licensed clinical psychologist with a private practice at The Feeling Good Institute in Mountain View, CA. She works with a wide range of emotional and interpersonal difficulties. Some of her areas of specialization include low self-esteem, anxiety, panic and disordered eating. She is a Level Four Certified TEAM-CBT therapist, which means she has extensive training in a cutting-edge CBT based treatment approach developed by David Burns, MD at Stanford University.  She is also certified in Family Based Therapy (FBT), evidence-based treatment for eating disorders.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Refunds are available for cancelations outside of a 14-day window prior to the beginning of a training event or course. All refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee. Within a 14-day window prior to the beginning of a training event or course, no refunds are available. For cancelations within this window, credit may be applied towards a future similar training within a year of the original purchase date.