PBTA is pleased to co-sponsor Continuing Education programs with partners throughout the Philadelphia area.
CTSA offers intensive instruction on the use of Prolonged Exposure (PE) for PTSD and Exposure and Response Prevention (EX/RP) for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. These workshops typically occur annually.
COTTAGE workshops are designed for mental health professionals (Doctoral, Masters Level, or Trainees) who would like to sharpen their knowledge of and fundamental skills in providing empirically-supported treatments to children and adolescents in their own treatment setting. Participants receive treatment materials and supporting resources for use with patients and families.
The Center offers a Practicum for professionals who intend to teach MBSR or who want to integrate mindfulness into their professional practice. Participants acquire a deep understanding of the transformative possibilities in teaching mindfulness.
META Center offers continuing education for professionals who want to integrate mindfulness into traditional CBT interventions in order to enhance both personal well-being and professional effectiveness in work with highly distressed clients.
Trial-Based Cognitive Therapy (TBCT) is a three-level, three-phase, case formulation approach, developed by Professor Irismar Reis de Oliveira at Federal University of Bahia, Brazil. TBCT's foundation is in cognitive therapy (CT); however, it has a unique approach to conceptualization and techniques that make it a distinct intervention in modifying patients' core beliefs, especially those about the self.
The Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association maintains responsibility for all programs and their content.