TEAM-CBT Training

Fast Track to Level 3 Advanced TEAM-CBT Therapist Certification Fall 2024 (CS0002)

Advance to Level 3 TEAM-CBT Certification in only six months. This course incorporates 15 hours of at-home study plus 25 weeks of live online practice group meetings using the Deliberate Practice model for mastering CBT skills. It is designed for therapists who are committed to advancing their skills quickly and cost effectively for rapid progress and efficient patient outcomes!

Course Highlights:
Engage with lively videos, quizzes, therapy role plays, case examples, and interviews with the source - Dr. David Burns.
Learn the processes of therapy that have the greatest impact on positive therapeutic outcomes.
Practice routine outcome monitoring and empathetic patient engagement techniques.
Identify and reduce resistance, boost motivation, and connect with challenging patients.
Master cutting-edge cognitive and behavioral techniques: let's define terms, examine the evidence, re-attribution, be specific, the double standard role play technique, externalization of voices, and more.
Integrate learned skills into well-flowing therapy sessions.

Course Features:
Comprehensive Training: 41 hours of training.
Free Textbook: Includes the Deliberate Practice of TEAM-CBT Textbook ($49 value).
Interactive Learning: Engage in lively videos, quizzes, therapy role plays, and case examples.
Expert Insights: Interviews with Dr. David Burns
Master The Skills: Weekly Live Online Deliberate Practice Groups.
Includes Therapist Toolkit by Dr. David Burns ($199 value).

Enrollment Details:
Course Fee: $645 (reduced from $825)
Start Date: Sept. 9th 2024. Note: No practice group meetings week of Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Years
Registration: Secure your spot and select your preferred 1 hour practice group schedule upon registration:
(Tuesdays at 12:00pm PT or Thursdays at 8:00am PT).
Requirements: This course is for licensed and registered pre-licensed therapists only.
At the end of the course, you'll have the chance to take the Level 3 TEAM-CBT Certification Exam without any extra charges. If you pass, you'll become Level 3 Certified! If you don’t pass, no worries – you'll stay Level 2 certified until you pass the next exam. We're here to support you every step of the way!

Asynchronous Learning Objectives - 15 CEs:
1. Identify two benefits of using symptom measurement
2. Explain the importance of measurement to my patients
3. Name two empathy skills
4. Explain the benefits of leading with empathy before problem-solving in therapy
5. Issue an invitation to a patient to get to work in therapy as a way of addressing resistance
6. Explain the importance of “getting specific” in Cognitive Therapy
7. Identify one common theme of outcome resistance for anxiety
8. Explain the concept of process resistance
9. Describe the cognitive model
10. Define two cognitive distortions
11. Describe the difference between self-acceptance and self-defense
12. Describe the purpose of interoceptive exposure
13. Describe the purpose of cognitive exposure
14. Describe the purpose of the relationship journal
15. Identify two tempting thoughts common in habits and addictions
16. Explain the importance of homework completion in successful CBT

Live weekly practice group learning objectives - 26 CEs:
1. Describe one benefit of measurement and symptom tracking
2. Explain the difference between thought and feeling empathy
3. Use inquiry to invite patients to share more about their thoughts and feelings
4. Issue an invitation to get to work
5. Utilize the specificity step to stay on track with patients
6. Describe the difference between outcome resistance and process resistance
7. Identify two benefits of anxiety
8. Describe the purpose of positive reframing
9. Identify common forms of process resistance for depression and anxiety
10. Instill hope in my patients by explaining exactly how CBT can help
11. Hold my patients accountable by explaining exactly what is required in order to make improvements in therapy
12. Describe the concept of sitting with open hands
13. Use daily mood logs effectively to set up multiple cognitive behavioral techniques
14. Describe the use of cognitive distortions on the daily mood log
15. Demonstrate a cognitive therapy role playing technique
16. Describe the technique: Examine the Evidence
17. Describe the steps involved in bringing a cognitive therapy technique to closure
18. Explain the rationale for exposure
19. Build a fear and avoidance hierarchy
20. Describe the purpose of the relationship journal
21. Identify two tempting thoughts common with habits and addictions
22. Explain the value of homework completion in CBT
23. Identify several useful homework assignments in CBT
24. Demonstrate how to review symptom measures while maintaining connection and empathy
25. Demonstrate how to transition from talking and support to active work in therapy
26. Describe the workflow of a typical CBT therapy session

*See "CE info for Fast Track Course" at the top of this page for information on CE accreditation and policies.

Course Dates: Sept. 9th, 2024 - March 17th, 2025

  • Crash Course in CBT - Complete Before the Fast Track Course Begins!
  • 0.1 - Orientation To The Fast Track Course (8:01 mins)
  • 0.2 - Please upload your credentials
  • 0.3 - Interview w David Burns: How Has Cognitive Therapy Evolved? (12:32 mins)
  • 0.4.a - Pre-Course Preparation: Reading - Chapter 1
  • 0.4.b - Pre-Course Preparation: Reading - Chapter 1 cont.
  • 0.4.c - Pre-Course Preparation: Reading - Chapter 1 cont.
  • 0.5 - Pre-Course Preparation: Reading - Chapter 2
  • Week #1: Complete by 9/9/24 - Using Measurement to Improve Therapy Outcomes
  • 1.1 - Didactic: Using Measurement To Improve Therapy (39:42 mins)
  • 1.2 - Role Play: Introducing Measurement to Your Patients (4:18 mins)
  • 1.3 - Role Play: Review of Symptom Scales (7:20 mins)
  • 1.4 - Role Play: Review of Post-Session Measures (3:51 mins)
  • 1.5 - Using Measurement To Improve Therapy - Post Video Practice Test
  • 1.6 Practice Group: Skill Description
  • 1.7 Practice Group: Exercise Instructions and Skill Criteria
  • 1.8 Practice Group: Examples
  • 1.9 Practice Group: Practice
  • 1.10 Practice Group: Post Class Survey for Week #1
  • Week #2: Complete by 9/16/24 Introduction to Empathy Training
  • Week #3 Complete BY 9/23 Empathy Training Part 2
  • Week #4: Week of 9/30 Introduction to Reducing Resistance: The Invitation Step
  • Week #5 Week of 10/7 Reducing Resistance: Specificity
  • Week #6 Week of 10/14 Reducing Resistance: Conceptualization
  • Week #7 Week of 10/21 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Outcome Resistance Part 1
  • Week #8 Week 10/28 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Outcome Resistance Part 2
  • Week #9 Wk of 11/4 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Process Resistance Part 1
  • Week #10 Wk of 11/11 Reducing Resistance: Addressing Process Resistance Part 2
  • Week #11 WK OF 11/18 Setting Up For Effective Cognitive Therapy
  • No Practice Groups Week of 11/25-11/29 Thanksgiving Week
  • Week #12 WK of 12/2 Cognitive Therapy Role Playing Techniques
  • Week #13 WK of 12/9 How To Defeat Negative Thoughts
  • Week #14 WK of 12/16 Processing Learning
  • No Practice Groups Week of 12/23-12/27
  • NO PRACTICE GROUPS WEEK OF 12/30/24-1/3/25
  • Week #19 Wk of 2/3 Assigning Homework
  • Week #20 WK of 2/10 Workflow Integration: Testing-Empathy-Invitation
  • Week 21 WK 2/17 WORKFLOW INTEGRATION: Invitation, Specificity, Conceptualization
  • Week 22 2/24 Workflow Integration:Outcome Resistance, Pivot, Process Resistance
  • WEEK 23 WK 3/3 WORKFLOW INTEGRATION:Process Resistance to Methods
  • Week 24 WK of 3/10 A Therapy Session at Warp Speed: From Measurement to Methods
  • Week #25 WK of 3/17 The Level 3 Exam, A Series of Role Plays
  • Fast Track Final Test
  • End of Course Attestation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed