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 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 Skills Training accreditation allowing GPs to access Medicare item numbers for the delivery of focused psychological strategies.

    This program is delivered via the following modalities:
    • 2 x 6 hour workshops (2 weeks apart)
    • 8-hours of self directed learning between workshop days 1 and 2
    • 1 x 2 hour coaching session (online) two weeks after day 2
  • Accreditation
    • 40 Accredited Activity CPD points (RACGP)
    • 12 Educational Activity PRPD (ACRRM) 
    • Focused Psychological Strategies Skills Training (GPMHSC)
    • 1 MOPS point
  • 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
    • 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
    • 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 Bourke 01 May  - 15 May 2021 09 AM  - 05 PM FREE Enrol Now  

This activity is funded by the Western NSW PHN for health professionals in the Western NSW region.
NSW Randwick 10 Jul  - 24 Jul 2021 09 AM  - 05 PM $200.00 Enrol Now  

Funded by NSW Ministry of Health
QLD Brisbane 05 Jun  - 19 Jun 2021 09 AM  - 05 PM $900.00 Enrol Now  

TAS Hobart 29 May  - 12 Jun 2021 09 AM  - 05 PM FREE No More Seats Available
TAS Hobart 04 Sep  - 18 Sep 2021 09 AM  - 05 PM FREE Enrol Now  

Funded by Primary Health Tasmania
WA Northam 03 Jul  - 17 Jul 2021 09 AM  - 05 PM $50.00 Enrol Now  

Kindly supported by CBH Group

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