CPD Workshops

Our workshops, open to all professionals, provide training opportunities in evidence based psychological treatments and are recognised by BABCP, providing 5.75 CPD hours. We offer a wide range of workshops, taught by leading experts, from only £130 per day, with reductions for multiple bookings. All workshops, unless otherwise indicated, are intended for a cross/mixed ability audience and are held local to Reading.

We offer a range of training options in psychological treatments, these are recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

How to book

Take advantage of our multiple booking discount, by booking 4 or more workshops, contact us for further details cwi@reading.ac.uk.

Workshops

Date

Presenter Topic

Thursday 14 November 2019

Location: University of Reading - Whiteknights campus

09:00 - 16:30

Professor Steven D. Hollon

Complex Depression

This workshop will help the beginning therapist master the essentials of cognitive therapy and aid the experienced therapist to integrate classic and newly developed strategies within a larger and more complex theoretical model. The presentation will integrate specific behavioural and cognitive strategies that form the core of the approach with more recent theoretical extensions developed to deal with long-standing personality disorders.

 

  14th - 17th  January 2020

Location: University of Reading

09:30 - 16:30

 

Various  

Introduction to Evidence-Based psychological Treatment 

This 4-day module will provide a thorough background to the fundamentals of cognitive behavioural therapy, and the role of evidence-based interventions within the NHS. No previous CBT knowledge is needed. On completeion of this module students will have a detailed understanding of the generic approach to CBT, and be ready to be trained in disorder specific models and interventions.

Delegates will also be able select an additional 1 day from the CWI workshop programme to supplement and increase their CBT knowledge.

 

Wednesday 26 February 2020

Location: University of Reading - Whiteknights campus

09:00 - 16:30
Dr Laura Pass

Brief Behavioural Activation for Depressed Adolescents: Doing More of What Matters

Adolescent depression is a common and significantly impairing mental health problem, affecting social, academic and family functioning. Brief BA is designed to be delivered by professionals without the need for specialist qualifications or extensive training and this workshop will demonstrate the use of Brief BA with adolescents who are experiencing significant depressive symptoms using case examples to highlight specific challenges and techniques.

 

Wednesday 4 March 2020

Location: University of Reading - Whiteknights campus

09:00 - 16:30
Dr Nick Grey  

Cognitive Therapy for Panic Disorder

The cognitive model of Panic Disorder (Clark, 1986) has led to a highly effective cognitive therapy treatment, which is first line recommendation in the NICE guidelines. This workshop will highlight the core skills needed, such as the use of discussion techniques, behavioural experiments and imagery and will clarify issues in diagnosis, formulation and treatment methods.

 

Wednesday 22 April 2020

Location: University of Reading - Whiteknights campus

09:00 - 16:30
Professor David Clark

Cognitive Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorders in Adults and Adolescents

Social Anxiety Disorder is not only common, but also remarkably persistent in the absence of treatment. Using a mix of case studies, videos and role-plays this workshop will provide a comprehensive and practical guide to cognitive therapy for social anxiety disorder, with both adults and adolescents.

 

Wednesday 29 April 2020

Location: University of Reading - Whiteknights campus

09:00 - 16:30
Professor Ken Laidlaw 

Age Appropriate CBT with Older People

Depression and anxiety disorders in later life are often misunderstood as a 'natural' consequence of ageing. This workshop provides a review of contemporary approaches to CBT with older people and provides a way for therapists to consider their approach to working with older clients and helps them to examine how CBT can empower older people to bring about positive changes.

 

Wednesday 20 May 2020

Location: University of Reading - Whiteknights campus

09:00 - 16:30
Professor Anke Ehlers

Cognitive Therapy for PTSD

Ehlers and Clark's (2000) cognitive model of PTSD suggests that people with PTSD perceive a serious current threat which by preventing change in the appraisals and trauma memory can be maintained by cognitive strategies. This workshop, using clinical material and videotapes, will illustrate the different aspects of the model and describe techniques used in the treatment. Participants are encouraged to ask questions about their own cases.

 

Wednesday 10 June 2020

Location: University of Reading - Whiteknights campus

09:00 - 16:30
Dr Sabine Wilhelm  

Understanding and Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

This workshop is suitable for all those who are interested in working with patients suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. It reviews the assessment of OCD as well as evidence-based interventions such as psychoeducation, cognitive strategies, mindfulness, exposure and response prevention.

 

 

Wednesday 11 June 2020

Location: University of Reading - Whiteknights campus

09:00 - 16:30
Dr Sabine Wilhelm

Beauty and the Beast: The Nature and Treatment of Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a severe body image disorder characterized by a preoccupation with a perceived flaw in appearance. The purpose of this workshop is to provide information on empirically-validated cognitive-behavioral treatment strategies designed to help individuals with BDD.

 

Wednesday 14 October 2020

Location: University of Reading - Whiteknights campus

09:30 - 16:30
Professor Trudie Chalder  

 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a cognitive behavioural approach

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a controversial condition characterised by severe physical and mental fatigue, has attracted much debate about whether it is physical or psychological in nature. This workshop will help delegates to formulate problems of fatigue in adults with CFS, plan for rehabilitation and address emotional difficulties without alienating the patient.

(Please note this workshop has a slightly later start time than normal)
 

Wednesday 11 November 2020

Location: University of Reading - Whiteknights campus

09:00 - 16:30
Professor Kate Davidson 

 CBT for Personality Disorder

People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) often have high levels of emotional distress, self-harm behaviours and relationship difficulties. Over the past two decades psychological therapies have been helpful but have differed in intensity, duration and complexity. CBTpd is a brief effective evidence-based therapy for borderline and antisocial personality disorders. Developing a non-judgmental, authentic and warm therapeutic relationship is central to CBTpd, with treatment focusing on emotional and behavioural regulation.

Friday 13 November 2020

Location: University of Reading - Whiteknights campus

09:00 - 16:30 
Professor Kate Davidson   

 Self Harm

Over half of suicides have a history of self-harm. Self-harm is common, particularly in young adults, and is distressing for patients and their loved ones. It also places large demands on clinical services so finding effective aftercare for individuals who self-harm is important. CBT is one of the more effective interventions and this workshop is aimed at helping clinicians develop skills to work with individuals who have recently self-harmed and likely to be at risk of suicide.

Talk to a member of the team about our workshops on 0118 378 7537 or at cwi@reading.ac.uk  

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