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CDP Presents Using cognitive case conceptualization in treating military-connected patients


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Faculty:
Sharon Birman |  Erin Frick
Course Levels:
Introductory
Duration:
90 Minutes
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Webinar
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Program Description (brief paragraph that provides an overview of content to be covered with emphasis on clinical application) 

In this 90-minute interactive webinar, participants will learn how to apply a case conceptualization using a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) framework when working with military-connected patients. The session will describe the rationale for and provide an overview of the various components of the cognitive case conceptualization. In addition, a brief discussion of the cognitive model is introduced, reviewing the different levels of thought in CBT.  The case conceptualization diagram, a clinical tool used for the development of an individually tailored formulation, is presented. Treatment goals are discussed in the context of the case conceptualization. Lastly, two military-connected cases will be presented, giving participants the opportunity to apply the information learned to the shared case vignettes. 

 

Target Audience: For behavioral health/healthcare providers who treat military personnel, veterans, and their families.

 

Instructional Level: Introductory

Learning Objectives

  1. Develop an individualized case conceptualization for patients based on the cognitive behavioral model.
  2. Apply CBT conceptualization model to depression and anxiety. 
  3. Formuate individualized treatment goals based on the cognitive case conceptualization. 

 

This activity is approved for 1.5 continuing education credits (CEs)

 

The Center for Deployment Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Center for Deployment Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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American Psychological Association (APA)

The Center for Deployment Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Center for Deployment Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.



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Sharon Birman's Profile

Sharon Birman Related seminars and products: 3

Psy.D., Cognitive Behavior Therapy Trainer

Center for Deployment Psychology


Sharon Birman, Psy.D., is a CBT trainer working with the Military Training Programs at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.  She joined the CDP in 2014 after completing her postdoctoral fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where she was actively involved in CBT and DBT intervention, supervision and education.  She completed her predoctoral internship at Didi Hirsch Mental Health Center, focusing her training suicide prevention and evidence-based interventions for the treatment of individuals with severe, chronic mental illness. 

Dr. Birman received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Southern California and her master’s and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University.

Her professional interests are in the areas of intervention and treatment planning for severe and chronic mental illness, suicide prevention, social justice, multicultural and diversity issues in therapy.  She has received intensive training in CBT and DBT in a variety of contexts, including hospital setting, community mental health centers, Veterans Affairs and within an applied research lab.  She has also received training in Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP), among other therapeutic modalities. She is certified in Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST), and Brief Response to Crisis (BRC). 

Financial: Sharon Birman has no relevant financial relationship to disclose

Nonfinancial: Sharon Birman has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose


Erin Frick's Profile

Erin Frick Related seminars and products: 2

Senior Military Behavioral Health Psychologist

11223 - Center for Deployment Psychology


Erin Frick, Psy.D., is an Evidence-Based Psychotherapy (EBP) Champion-Consultant with the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.  Located at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, Dr. Frick serves as an advocate for evidence-based mental health treatment utilization, provides consultation services, informs clinic process improvements, and develops toolkits designed to expand access to and availability of evidence-based psychotherapies.

Dr. Frick received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Manchester College in Indiana. She earned her master’s degree in mental health counseling from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana and her doctorate in clinical psychology from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. 

Prior to coming to CDP, she was a contract psychologist treating active duty military members at Travis Air Force Base using EBPs including Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure (including the use of Virtual Reality Therapy), and Cognitive Behavioral Couples Therapy for PTSD. Prior to working with the military, she worked primarily in university counseling centers and community mental health.

Over the course of her career, Dr. Frick’s clinical work has focused on developing group therapy services in mental health clinics, training and supervising staff in the use of group therapy, mindfulness-based treatment, and the assessment and treatment of trauma-related mental health conditions.  

Financial: Erin Frick has an employment relationship with Center for Deployment Psychology.

Non-Financial: Erin Frick has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


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