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Clayton Behavioral is committed to providing continuing education for professionals looking to advance their learning and practice. To register for upcoming training opportunities follow the links provided. To request continuing education presentations please contact Jocelyn Hostetler at 314.222.5830. 

Upcoming Continuing Education Opportunities:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Learning Series
The first Thursday of each month from 12pm - 1pm 
CEUs available through the Missouri Committee for Social Workers.
The Committee for Professional Counselors does not require approval but does accept training that is relevant to the profession. For other professions, check with your licensing board

About the trainer:
Angela Adamson is a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist at Clayton Behavioral in Ladue, MO. Her specialty is providing CBT to children, teenagers and adults. She is a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT), a certified CBT trainer and supervisor through ACT, and is a member of ACT’s credentialing committee which works to disseminate CBT by providing feedback and certification to therapists that are working towards becoming Diplomates of ACT. Angela has also provided trainings on behalf of ACT for therapists who are working on enhancing their CBT skills.

May 4, 2017 
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Learning Series: 
11 Components of Competent CBT
The first step in committing to competence in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is knowing the
aspects that make up a strong CBT session. In this one hour training, you will be introduced to the
Cognitive Therapy Rating Scale (CTRS), will gain a basic understanding of the 11 components that the Academy of Cognitive Therapy looks at when assessing therapist competency in CBT and leave with a better understanding of your areas of strength and areas for growth. 

1. Learn what the Cognitive Therapy Rating Scale is and how it is used.
2. Learn what each of the 11 CBT competencies looks like in a strong CBT session.
3. Identify your own areas of strength and opportunities to grow. 

June 8, 2017
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Learning Series: 
Introducing the Cognitive Model to Adults, Teens and Children

In order to provide effective Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), your client must have a strong understanding of the foundation of CBT, also called the ‘cognitive model’. In this one hour training you will learn how to introduce this model to your clients and how to introduce the first steps in helping them develop the skill of understanding their problems through this model. 

1. Learn what the ‘Cognitive Model’ is and why it is important to introduce this to patients. 
2. Learn strategies for introducing this model to adults, teens and children.
3. Learn and demonstrate ability to track situation using the cognitive model

Space is VERY limited and registration is required.
Feel free to bring a lunch!
Registration Fee: $25
To register call Jocelyn Hostetler at 314.222.5830

Past Continuing Education Presentations:
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Strategies for Children and Teens with Anxiety Disorders presented by Angela Adamson on November 18, 2016
  • Heroin in St. Louis: From Awareness to Solutions presented by Dr. Luis Giuffra, Ned Presnall and Robert Riley II on October 15, 2016 - conference slides
Past Conference Slides:
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