Certificate in CBT For Working With Adolescents

Approved by the British Psychological Society for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

20 days 12:00pm – 2:00pm 40 CPD hours

Course Brief

This BPS Approved Certificate in CBT for Working with Adolescents consists of 20 two-hour training modules (40 CPD hours). The Certificate is designed to enable delegates to apply CBT to a range of common adolescent problems important to both practitioners and their clients. Each module gives a background on the topic, combined with practical implications and strategies.

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This BPS Approved Certificate in CBT for Working with Adolescents consists of 20 two-hour training modules (40 CPD hours). The Certificate is designed to enable delegates to apply CBT to a range of common adolescent problems important to both practitioners and their clients. Each module gives a background on the topic, combined with practical implications and strategies.

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Issues covered include:

These common problems frequently create distress and substantially interfere with functioning for many adolescents even though they are not diagnostic problems typically leading to referral to mental health services.

CBT is an evidence-based approach to tackling problems that addresses process as well as content issues in therapy. It includes 2nd and 3rd wave CBT ideas as well as evidence based “tips” from other therapeutic approaches, such as MI, SFT, REBT and others, specifically to address process issues such as motivation and communication difficulties which can often arise when working therapeutically with adolescents.

This Certificate is a series of bite-sized trainings provided by a series of experienced psychologists and CBT practitioners who specialise in the areas addressed within their courses. As a result, delegates that will be guided through cohesive evidence based treatment plans and strategies.

Number of Modules: 20

Duration of each module: 2 hours

CPD Hours: 40 in total

Modality: Integrated CBT

Times: 12.00-14.00

Days of the week: Thursdays and Fridays (check the calendar of modules)

Attendance: in person or watching as a recording

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Completion of any 5 two-hours modules leads to receiving of a Certificate and Accreditation in CBT for Working with Adolescents, Level 1.

Completion of any 10 two-hours modules leads to receiving of a Certificate and Accreditation in CBT for Working with Adolescents, Level 2.

Completion of any 15 two-hours modules leads to receiving of a Certificate and Accreditation in CBT for Working with Adolescents, Level 3.

Completion of all 20 two-hours modules leads to receiving of a Certificate and Accreditation in CBT for Working with Adolescents, Level 4.

Overall Certificate and Accreditation is awarded upon the completion of all 4 levels.

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Certificates of Accreditation are available upon request from info@sds-seminars.com

Course Tutors

Prof Paul Grantham
Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Professor of Clinical Psychology at PSMedUniv, Director of SDS Seminars

Paul Grantham, Chartered Clinical Psychologist, a Senior Associate of The Royal Society of Medicine, Accredited CBT Therapist, Honorary Professor of Clinical Psychology.He is the founder and Director of SDS Ltd and one of the most popular and inspirational tutors in the field of psychological skills training.

Dr Julia Budnik
MD, PhD, Honorary Professor of PSMU (Russia), Director of SDS Seminars Ltd

Julia is a medical doctor and a PhD with extensive clinical, managerial and university teaching experience. She has worked overseas, in the NHS and privately. At present she trains within the NHS, Social Services & the Independent Sector. A qualified gastroenterologist, Julia has written extensively in the field. Her current interests lie in evidence based improvements to health and quality of life through psychological & behavioural change. Julia is also a children's author.

Marie Wassberg
Accredited CBT Therapist

Marie Wassberg qualified as a CBT therapist at Goldsmiths University, London, 2003. She is registered with the HCPC and Accredited with BABCP in the UK. Marie has Diploma in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), gained in 2010, where she trained with Dr Elizabeth Malmquist and Dr Anita Linnér (Sweden), as well as with Professor Alan Fruzzetti and Professor Jill Rathus (USA). She is also trained in Trauma Focused-CBT, including Supervisor training; Prolonged Exposure; and DBT for Schools (STEPS-A). Marie has been part of developing many DBT-informed programmes in different settings, mainly for children, adolescents and families, but also for young adults (18-25), both in Sweden and in England. In 2018 Marie offered support and DBT-informed training to a group of mothers in Mexico.

Dr Andrew Beck
Consultant Clinical Psychologist, BABCP President

Dr Andrew Beck. President of BABCP, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester, lead on the Children and Families module of the Manchester Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Senior Lecturer on the Children and Young People’s IAPT programme, Member of the BABCP Scientific Committee and is the former Chair of the Equality and Culture Special Interest Group of the BABCP.

Lisa Anderson
Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Lisa Anderson is an HCPC registered Consultant Forensic Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist. She is also a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with BABCP. She has over 18 years’ experience as a clinician and an academic and has worked within child mental health and adult services, where she has provided assessment, interventions, and supervision in both the NHS and private sector. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, young offenders, looked after children, homeless and asylum seekers. Lisa worked as a lecturer in Psychology for the University of Leicester where she has managed the multi-agency training service in child mental health across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland. She was responsible for training 600-900 primary care staff per year for over 12 years and also taught postgraduate students. She is an associate Lecturer for University of Derby on the CYP IAPT course. She is national trainer in child mental health, working closely with Universities and local councils.

Dr Jemma Hill
Senior Clinical Psychologist

Dr Jemma Hill is a Senior Clinical Psychologist. She has over 15 years experience of working in mental health in a variety of settings. She has worked with children and adolescents since 2015, within CAMHS, a Children’s Psychological Service and an inpatient unit, where she set up and facilitated the provision of a Dialectical Behavioural Therapy skills group. She currently works full time in a newly established CAMHS Autism Team, providing assessment and diagnosis for secondary school aged children across the East Lancashire footprint.

Georgina Rush
BABCP accredited CBT Therapist, Lecturer at the GMMH Psychological Therapies Training Centre and Senior Mental Health Practitioner in a CAMHS service

Georgina Rush is a BABCP accredited CBT Therapist, Senior Mental Health Practitioner in a CAMHS service and a lecturer at the GMMH Psychological Therapies Training Centre , teaching on the Educational Mental Health Practitioner course.

Naomi Burrow
Senior Practitioner / Accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist

Naomi has worked for 8 years in a child and adolescent substance misuse service where she provided therapeutic work to young people, supervision to staff and training to outside agencies. In recent years she has trained as a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist as part of the CYP-IAPT programme where she is now a supervisor in the Emotional Health in Schools team.

Dr Hasan Waheed
Clinical Psychologist

Dr Hasan Waheed is a Clinical Psychologist and has worked with children, adolescents and families from diverse ethnic backgrounds across the North West and East of England.

Deanne Jade
Psychologist, Founder and Director of the National Centre for Eating Disorders (NCED)

Deanne is a psychologist who has worked with eating and weight problems for many years and has taught a generation of counsellors how to treat eating disorders such as compulsive eating, bulimia, anorexia and obesity.

Runa Dawood
Trainee Clinical Psychologist & Co-Chair of BPS DCP Minorities In Clinical Psychology Sub-Committee

BPS MBPsS, SDS Accreditation in CBT, Level 3 (Master Practitioner in CBT, Assessed Academic Competence)