Introduction to CBT in schools

Introduction to basic CBT approach and skills with an emphasis on the use of video, live practice and the development of self observation and reflection skills within an educational context.

Timetable

09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee

10:00 Workshop starts

12:30-13:00 Lunch

16:00 Workshop ends

Details

The course is intended for primarily educational psychologists but also others who are planning to work individually in schools with young people with some emotional difficulties. Attendees will have had some training in CBT and a theoretical overview. The course is skills based and will provide an opportunity refresh and extend understanding and skills in delivering CBT.

Learning outcomes and objectives

  • A basic model of CBT for children will be introduced
  • Similarities with other therapeutic models familiar to those working in education will be outlined
  • Basic skills for working with the client will be presented and practiced
  • Students will learn about formulation and have an opportunity to develop one of their own
    Ways of adapting CBT for use in schools will be outlined.

Facilitator: Jeremy Morris CPsychol

Jeremy has taught and supervised CBT to Trainee EPs at UCL over the last three years. He has supervised students on the CBT for children course at the Anna Freud Centre and is an accredited CBT therapist with the BABCP. Jeremy currently provides some supervision for EPs in Kent for their developing Cognitive Behavioural Interventions. He is also an Educational Psychologist for 2 days a week at an EBD school and is helping them develop CBT interventions for some of their children. Jeremy is Currently undertaking a doctorate looking at anxiety, CBT and Mindfulness.

Booking information

Fees:

  • Concessions: £45 + VAT
  • DECP members: £65 + VAT
  • Society members: £90 + VAT 
  • Society non-members: £115 + VAT 

Persons eligible for concessionary rates are student members of the Society, graduate members registered under Rule 15.ii, Rule 21 members, and members who are unemployed. For evidence of unemployment, we will require a copy of your job seekers allowance book.

How to book:

Please note: online bookings will close 24 hours prior to the event. Please call +44 (0)116 2529512 for availability after this point.

To pay by cheque or request an invoice complete and return the registration form.

Please note that we are only able to accept invoice requests more than 6 weeks before the event date. 

Location: 
Dates: 
06/07/2012
Contact Information: 

BPS Learning Centre

Tel. +44(0)116 252 9925

Organiser: 
BPS Learning Centre, Division of Educational and Child Psychology