ABC of CBT: Skills for GPs | Black dog Institute

ABC of CBT: Skills for GPs

  • Duration
    20 hours 
  • Program Outline
    Psychological presentations are increasingly common in general practice. For many people, psychological care delivered by their regular general practitioner is both an acceptable and accessible starting point to seeking help for their emotional health.

    Our new ABC of CBT provides GPs with a broad range of psychological skills readily applied in a general practice setting. Successful completion of the program also fulfills the criteria for FPS 2 accreditation allowing GPs to access Medicare item numbers for the delivery of focused psychological strategies.

    2 x 6-hour workshops, and 8-hours of self directed learning
  • Accreditation
    • 40 RACGP QI&CPD Category 1 Points
    • 30 ACCRM PRPD
    • Focused Psychological Strategies Skills Training (GPMHSC)
  • Prerequisites
    It is strongly advised that participants are registered with GPMHSC for MHST (formerly Level 1) and have previously attended a Black Dog Institute GP workshop.
  • Suitable for

    GP Registrars, GPs

  • Topics Covered
    • Introduction to CBT
    • Challenging Unhelpful Thoughts
    • Behavioural Strategies
    • Psychological care in general practice
    • Working with values
    • Acceptance and commitment Therapy
    • Mindfulness
    • Exposure Therapy
  • Learning Objectives
    • Describe the link between thoughts, feelings and behaviours
    • Identify unhelpful thinking styles
    • Apply cognitive and behavioural strategies to assist people with depression and anxiety
    • Outline the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
    • Integrate the provision of psychological services within a general practice context

Choose your location and book this course online:

State City Date Time Fee Book Now
NSW Campbelltown 04 Aug  - 25 Aug 2019 09 AM - 05 PM FREE Available only to GPs within the South Western Sydney PHN catchment
Register online 
NSW Randwick 10 Aug  - 24 Aug 2019 09 AM - 05 PM $900.00 Register and Pay Online 

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