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Advanced TEAM-CBT Training and Level 3 Certification Exam Prep Course 2022

This intimate 12-week live interactive online course is designed to help clinicians with some background in TEAM-CBT master their skills and prepare for the Level 3 TEAM-CBT certification exam. 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).

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 3/2/22 or up until full
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:

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

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 workshop survey. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations please contact Dr. Maor Katz at

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Course Dates: 12 Thursdays starting March 3, 2022 | 12...

  • Welcome Letter
  • Module 0 | Week 1| Welcome and Introduction | Basics of Feedback
  • Module 1 | WEEK 2 | 1st Live Class 02/22 | Rubric Section 1-1: Review of Pre-BMS
  • Module 2 | Week 3 | Date/22 | Rubric Section 1-2: Review of BMS and ETS
  • Module 3 | Week 4 | Date | Rubric Section 1-3: Five Secrets
  • Module 4 | 4th Live Class 03/11/21 | Rubric Section 2-1 & 2-2: Inv, Spec, & Conc
  • Module 5 | 5TH LIVE CLASS 03/18/21 | Rubric Section 2-3: Outcome Resistance I
  • Module 6 | 6TH LIVE CLASS 03/25/21 | Rubric Section 2-3: Outcome Resistance II
  • Module 7 | 7TH LIVE CLASS 04/01/21 | Rubric Section 2-4: Process Resistance
  • Module 8 | 8th LIVE CLASS 04/08/21 | Rubric Section 3-1: Recovery Circle
  • Module 9 | 9TH LIVE CLASS 04/15/21 | Rubric Section 3-2: Pres and Demo Methods 1
  • Module 10 |10TH LIVE CLASS 04/22/21 | Rubric Section 3-3: Pres & Demo Methods 2
  • Module 11 | 11TH LIVE CLASS 04/29/21 | Rubric Section 3-3: Pres & Demo Methods 3
  • Module 12 | 12TH LIVE CLASS 05/06/21 | Exam Review
  • Post-Course Evaluations
  • Links to Demos
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed