External registration is still open for our Dept’s ANNUAL CLINICAL DAY – CBT for Personality Disorders: Basics and Beyond – on Friday March 27/2015 at Richmond Hospital.
Our speaker is Dr. Judith Beck – Distinguished Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania and president of Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
To register, please go to http://rhp2015clinicalday.eventbrite.ca?access=GEN
Please register early as spots will be given on a first come, first served basis and we can not guarantee seating.
Cheers, Harry Karlinsky (On behalf of the Education Committee)
CBT for Personality Disorders: Basics and Beyond
Friday, March 27, 2015
8:45 AM – 4:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:15 AM)
Ralph Fisher Auditorium
7000 Westminster Highway
This year’s focus for The Richmond Hospital Department of Psychiatry’s annual educational workshop will be CBT for Personality Disorders: Basics.
Our distinguished speaker will be Judith Beck, PhD, Distinguished Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania.
08:15 AM Registration Opens
08:45 AM Welcome and Introductions – Drs Gibson and Karlinsky
Course Presenter: Judith Beck, PhD
9:00 to 10:30 Overview and Cognitive Conceptualization of CBT for Personality Disorders
10:30 to 10:45 Break
10:45 to 12:00 Developing the Therapeutic Relationship and Setting Goals
12:00 to 1:00 Lunch
1:00 to 2:30: Structuring Sessions and Responding to Automatic Thoughts
2:30 to 2:45 Break
2:45 to 4:00 Modification of Core Beliefs
4:00 PM Reception
Course goals and Learning objectives:
As a result of attending the program, the participant will learn how to educate patients about their beliefs and to test and modify rigid thinking patterns.
As a result of attending specific sessions, the participant will be able to:
(1) Conceptualize personality disorder patients according to the cognitive model;
(2) Develop a strong therapeutic alliance;
(3) Guide patients in setting goals
(4) Explain core beliefs to patients;
(5) Use specialized techniques to modify beliefs
Beck, J.S. (2005) Cognitive therapy for challenging problems. New York: Guilford.
Beck A.T., Freeman A., Davis, D., & Associates (2014). Cognitive therapy of personality disorders
(3rd Ed.). New York: Guilford.
Pretzer, J., & Beck, J.S. (2004). Cognitive therapy of personality disorders: Twenty years of progress. In Leahy, R. (Ed.) Contemporary Cognitive Therapy: Theory, Research, and Practice. New York: Guilford.
As an organization accredited to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development designates this educational program as meeting the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 5.75 Mainpro-M1 credits. This program is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 5.75 Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This program has been reviewed and approved by UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development.