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Research-Based, Clinically Sensitive Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents

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About the Course:

This course provides a rigorous overview of the fundamentals of cognitive therapy. Principles of cognitive psychology are explained and then applied to clinical problems. The outcome research on cognitive interventions is summarized in a user-friendly fashion that provides therapists with guidance for treatment planning. The course presents step-by-step instruction in the techniques of self-monitoring, self-instruction, self-reinforcement, cognitive restructuring, personal experiments, and using 10-point scales as tools for developing balanced moderation. There are clinical illustrations, numerous examples, and an emphasis on the nitty-gritty process of doing cognitive therapy with young clients.

This course is based on chapter 3 of the book, Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art, 2nd Edition created by Jeremy Shapiro in 2015.

Publication Date:

Child and Adolescent Therapy Science and Art 2nd Edition 2015

Course Material Author

Jeremy P. Shapiro

Jeremy P. Shapiro, Ph.D., a clinical child psychologist and adjunct faculty member of the Psychological Sciences Department of Case Western Reserve University, has 30+ years of experience as a psychotherapist, researcher, and trainer. Dr. Shapiro has published 7 books and numerous articles on topics including child abuse, depression, youth violence prevention, psychotherapy methods, and naturalistic outcome research, and he has presented over 200 workshops to therapists in over 40 states. From the beginning, the central focus of Dr. Shapiro’s career has been integrating scientific findings with clinical reasoning to develop effective, practical strategies for helping clients.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Apply research findings in cognitive psychology to the assessment and treatment of mental health problems.

  2. Assess and identify the cognitive distortions underlying client disturbances.

  3. Implement the therapeutic techniques of self-monitoring, self-instruction, self-reinforcement, cognitive restructuring, and personal experiments with young clients.

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Course Material

The exam for this course is based on chapter 3 of the book. Please see additional courses on the site that cover the other chapters.

References begin on page 537.

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