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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
12:00PM - 3:00PM

161 South Beech Street, Manchester, NH 03103
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

PLEASE NOTE: This training is no longer being offered. If you are interested this training, please contact us at [email protected].

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014, the NH Coalition to End Homelessness will be hosting a training on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Use of CBT is often helpful when working with high need, low resource clients dealing with mental illness. Unfortunately the skills taught in this therapy are generally only available to Masters level therapists. This training seeks to equip case manager level workers with skills to assist in problem solving, containing negative emotion, and moving through negative self talk with clients in need of support to manage multiple life demands. Useful for those working with both mentally ill and non-mentally ill client populations who often appear to “take one step forward, and two steps back.”

The goals of cognitive therapy are to help individuals achieve a remission of their illness and to prevent relapse. Much of the work in sessions involves aiding individuals in solving their real-life problems and teaching them to modify their thinking, behavior, and emotions. Therapists plan treatment on the basis of a cognitive formulation of patients’ illnesses and an ongoing individualized cognitive conceptualization of patients and their difficulties. A developmental framework is used to understand how life events and experiences led to the development of core beliefs, underlying assumptions, and coping strategies, particularly in patients with personality disorders.

The training is being provided by Dr. Loretta Brady of BDS Insight.


Loretta L. C. Brady, Ph.D., APA-CP BDS Insight Read Bio


  • Familiarize participants with the theory of CBT.
  • Equip participants with the tools to enable them to utilize skills drawn from the CBT tradition in their case management efforts.
  • Enhance confidence in participant’s usage of CBT.
  • Review how to develop an individualized case conceptualization for patients based on the CBT model.

Who Should Attend

Staff and supervisors in the following fields:

  • Case management services
  • Primary early education providers
  • Child care services
  • School counselors
  • Homeless liaisons
  • Community services
  • Social workers
  • Mental healthcare
  • Housing services
  • Homeless services
  • Veteran services
  • Child and family services
  • Public healthcare
  • Clinical services
  • Early childhood educators
  • General practice therapy
  • Addiction therapy
  • Intake and outreach work
  • Home visiting services

This training is pending approval for 3 LADC and NASW continuing education credits.

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