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Cognitive Processing Therapy Training Dates

Melbourne Training
March 1st and 2nd 2018
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Hobart Training
March 15th and 16th 2018
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Early bird: $567.30 (applies to first 10 registrations) Standard: $667 (until 1 month before event) Late: $703 NOTE:Price includes full manual valued at $67.

Training Through PDP Seminars

Melbourne Training
June 21 st and 22nd  2018
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Sydney Training
October 25th and 26th 2018
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Brisbane Training
July 26th and 27th  2018
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About the Cognitive Processing Therapy training workshops

This two-day workshop aims to train clinicians to deliver Cognitive Processing Therapy. The training is practice-oriented and includes video clips of expert demonstrations. You will also be provided with a comprehensive manual and client handouts (in hard and soft copy) for clinical use.
By the conclusion of this seminar participants will be able to:
1. Implement Cognitive Processing Therapy  using the manual provided
2. Outline the theory behind Cognitive Processing Therapy, and understand how Cognitive Processing Therapy is different to other trauma therapies
3. Know how to manage co-morbidities and use Cognitive Processing Therapy to treat complex presentations
4. Have knowledge of the evidence base that supports Cognitive Processing Therapy

Breakdown of the two day Cognitive Processing Therapy training and the content you will learn.


9:00 – 10:30
Cognitive Processing Therapy therapy outcomes.

10:45 – 12:45
Symptoms of PTSD. Theory underlying Cognitive Processing Therapy.
Review of Cognitive Processing Therapy Manual & Forms.
Pre-treatment Assessment and managing complexities.

1:30 – 3:00
Session 1 – Structuring sessions. Symptoms and Rationale. Types of emotions. Selecting the Worst Trauma. Stuck Points Hand out. Overview of treatment.
Assigning Impact Statement.
Video clip re theory.

3:15 – 5:00
Session 2 – Reading and processing the impact statement. Introducing the ABC worksheets.
Participants fill out ABC worksheets. Video
Session 3 – Reviewing ABC worksheets. Introducing Socratic questioning. Role-Playing Processing ABC worksheets.
Assignment of Challenging Questions Worksheet.
Assignment of the Written Account.
CPT + A (With Written Account compared to CPT).
Participant practice for day two ABC worksheet.


9:00 – 10:30
Re-orientation and agenda for the day.
Session 4 -Reviewing the Challenging Questions Worksheet, or the First Written Account. What to do if a client didn’t do the account or account is incomplete. Goals of reading the account. Role-play. Video
Session 5 – The Second Written Account or review of Challenging Questions Worksheets.
Assignment of Challenging Questions Worksheet, or Patterns of Problematic Thinking Worksheets.

10:45 – 12:45
Session 6 – Review of Challenging Questions Worksheet, or Patterns of Problematic Thinking and introduction of the Challenging Belief Worksheet. Role-Play Activity: Processing of Challenging Questions Worksheet. Video.
Session 7 – Review of Patterns of Problematic Thinking Worksheets. Introduction of the Challenging Belief Worksheet (CBW). Participants complete a CBW.
Role-play completion of CBW. Video.

1:30 – 3:00
Session 8 – Safety.
Session 9 – Trust.
Session 10 – Power and Control.
New assignment to give and receive compliments and pleasant event scheduling. Video.

3:15 – 5:00
Session 11 – Esteem.
Session 12 – (1) Intimacy.
(2) Final Impact statement.
(3) Review and Goals.