This course will review the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for SLPs, with a focus on counseling and behavioral change for adults with aphasia or cognitive deficits following acquired brain injury. Literature updates and case examples from the presenter's clinical practice will be included.
Course created on June 18, 2019
- 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 relevant research recommendations for modifying CBT for use with individuals who have communication impairments.
|5-25 Minutes||The CBT framework and key concepts|
|25-45 Minutes||Specific CBT tools and approaches|
|45-60 Minutes||Modified CBT for disordered populations|
|60-80 Minutes||Counseling applications|
|80-100 Minutes||Supporting behavioral change|
|100-110 Minutes||Scope of practice and interprofessional care|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
William S. Evans, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an assistant professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh, and a clinician-scientist in the Program for Intensive Residential Aphasia Treatment and Education (PIRATE) at the Pittsburgh VA. He studies the role of 'extra-linguistic' factors in aphasia, and seeks to use technology and computational techniques to improve aphasia rehabilitation. Clinically, he relies on cognitive behavioral therapy and other counseling techniques to address modifiable psychosocial factors in aphasia rehabilitation and recovery.
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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