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Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Personality Disorders and Other Challenging Conditions: Fundamental & Advanced Considerations

12.0 CE Hours Available

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Vintage courses do not offer ASWB ACE credit to social workers


Participants will be better able to:

  • Identify and describe the steps required to develop a cognitive behavioral treatment conceptualization for treating patients with personality disorders and other complex problems
  • Use the Diagnostic Profiling System (DPS) to gather data and direct the therapy plan
  • Describe the differences between therapeutic strategies and technical interventions
  • Define four areas of impediment to therapeutic progress
  • Describe the rationale for using cognitive and/or behavioral interventions



Understanding the Complex Patient:
An Integrative Approach

  • cognitive behavioral mode, dynamic and systemic elements
  • developing treatment conceptualizations and plans

Developing Conceptual Models for Treatment:

  • Data collection, assessment and treatment
  • Freeman Diagnostic Profile, Critical Incident Technique, and Functional Behavioral Analysis

Borderline Personality - Clinical Illustration - Jane

  • The beginning, middle, and end points of treatment

Conceptualization and Treatment Planning

  • small group exercise - hypotheses, conceptualization, and treatment planning from clinical example

Eating Disorder & Borderline - Clinical Illustration

Dealing With Impaired Motivation, Resistance, and Impediments to Change:
Issues of Counter-Transference

Cognitive, Affective, Situational, Biological and Behavioral Interventions

Clinical Illustration - Alfred

  • Partner Abuse and Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Initial session and treatment planning

8 Clinical Illustrations

  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Reluctant Patient