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CBT for alcohol misuse and other substance use problems: Teaching patients self-help skills to replace self-medication.
September 14, 2020 1600-1800
September 21, 2020 1600-1800
October 5, 2020 1600-1800
**LIVESTREAM link to access webinar will be emailed**
- Participants will be able to identify, evaluate, and moderate patients’ dysfunctional substance-use-related beliefs (including “permission-giving” beliefs).
- Participants will be able to integrate cognitive-behavioral principles with motivational interviewing, and with 12-step philosophy.
- Participants will be able to challenge patients with a collaborative, congenial spirit.
- Participants will be able to apply a range of cognitive-behavioral techniques (and their related homework assignments) to help patients decide not to drink or use substances, even when they experience cravings or otherwise wish to self-medicate.
- Participants will be able to apply cognitive-behavioral techniques (and their related homework assignments) to deal with the patients’ co-morbid problems such as mood disorders and anxiety disorders.
Cory F. Newman, Ph.D.
is Director of the Center for Cognitive Therapy, Professor of Psychology, in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), and Adjunct Faculty at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Dr. Newman did his postdoctoral training under the mentorship of Dr. Aaron T. Beck, and he is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Newman has maintained a full clinical caseload and has extensive experience as a CBT supervisor, having supervised over 350 professionals-in-training, both at the University of Pennsylvania, and through the Beck Institute’s international training programs. Dr. Newman has served as a protocol CBT therapist and supervisor in psychotherapy outcome studies on the treatment of borderline personality disorder, avoidant and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders, major depression, substance misuse, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and other clinical problems. Dr. Newman was recognized by the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy with the Outstanding Clinician Award for 2019. Dr. Newman is an international lecturer, having presented over 250 cognitive-behavioral therapy workshops and seminars across the U.S. and Canada, as well as in twenty-one other countries. Dr. Newman is author of over 100 articles and chapters on cognitive-behavioral therapy for a wide range of disorders and clinical issues, and has authored or co-authored six books, including Core Competencies in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Becoming an Effective and Competent Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist; and Supervision Essentials for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. On the side, Dr. Newman is an avid classical pianist, and he previously played for 20 seasons in an amateur ice hockey league in the Philadelphia area.
Registration is free.
This event was co-developed with the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.
This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for up to 2.0 Mainpro+ credits.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for a maximum of 2.0 hours.
Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.
The University of Manitoba CPD Medicine Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).