Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Promoting Self Care

Course Outline

This course provides a brief introduction to the principles and practice of CBT for those wishing to familiarise themselves with this intervention in a non- substance misuse setting within general health or social care. The course will allow practitioners to increase the chances of sustainable behaviour change by clients, through focussing on self- care and self reliance and moving away from service dependency by working with the client to identify barriers to change.

Who is the course aimed at?

All workers in health and social care whose clients/patients may benefit from CBT

Nursing Staff at all grades

General Health Care Staff including podiatrists, physiotherapists, dietitians and OT’s

How long is the course?

1 day

What will you learn?

– To understand the basic principles of CBT

– To understand and be able to discuss models of assessment

– To understand how to structure a CBT session

– To understand and be able to discuss the concept of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

– To understand and demonstrate the basic techniques of CBT

– To be able to conduct a functional analysis

– To understand the use of CBT to promote self- reliance and lessen service dependency


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For further information about our other CBT related training please click the appropriate title

CBT 2 day course

CBT for Pain Management

CBT for Smoking Cessation

CBT for Therapists

CBT for Weight Management

CBT for Mental Health

CBT for Dietitians


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