This course will teach specific ways to apply Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in the clinical practice of speech-language pathology. It will demonstrate how CBT can support effective patient counseling, provide a set of concrete tools to promote compensatory strategy use and functional behavioral change, and explain ways to understand and address common maladaptive beliefs experienced by students and beginning clinicians. Case examples will be provided from the presenter’s experience with the adult acquired brain injury population.
Course created on March 26, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to describe basic elements of CBT theory, including the interactive components of the cognitive conceptualization model.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain several common approaches and tools used in CBT to identify and address distorted beliefs and to promote behavioral change.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least 3 specific ways to incorporate relevant elements of CBT into aspects of their own clinical practice.
|10-30 Minutes||The CBT framework and key concepts|
|30-50 Minutes||Discussion of specific CBT tools and approaches|
|50-75 Minutes||Counseling: overview and cases examples (distorted beliefs)|
|75-100 Minutes||Behavioral Change: overview and case examples (executive functioning strategies)|
|100-115 Minutes||Applications for clinical supervision and mentorship|
|115-120 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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William Evans, MS, CCC-SLP
William S. Evans, MS, CCC-SLP, is a Ph.D. candidate at Boston University and a speech-language pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. His doctoral work focuses on the role of executive control in aphasia following stroke, and his interest in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy stems from his clinical experience providing cognitive rehabilitation for patients with acquired brain injuries. He is currently pursuing a career in rehabilitation research where he seeks to devise successful interventions for cognitive-linguistic deficits that combine metacognitive strategy training with adaptive computer-based treatment.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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