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Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) In-Person: June 10-11, 2024

Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) is an adaptation of cognitive behavioral therapy used by practitioners to help clients explore recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other trauma related conditions. CPT is a manualized 12 session cognitive behavioral treatment for PTSD which offers an alternative to purely exposure based interventions.

Registration includes the Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD: A Comprehensive Manual -1st Edition and the Provider application fee for CPT certification. The manual will be provided to you at the in-person workshop.

Please read the following carefully before registering.

1. CPT is a 12-session cognitive-behavioral therapy for the treatment of PTSD in adults.

2. To become a CPT provider, be certain you can commit to the requirements listed below from the website.

Note: there is not currently an online training component.

3. Please consider your clinical role and caseload make-up. Specifically, you need to be a provider of weekly psychotherapy to adult clients who have PTSD, even if it is co morbid with another disorder.

CPT Provider Requirements

To become a CPT provider, the following requirements must be met:

1. Professional licensure/registration as a mental health professional, with psychotherapy in scope of practice

2. Participation at a Zoom/in-person CPT training (2-3 days) conducted by an approved CPT Trainer

3. Participation in 20 hours of sanctioned group CPT consultation calls (with discussion of own clients during the call; minimum of 50 minutes attendance to count toward attendance) OR participation in individual CPT consultation/supervision for a minimum of 12 hours. These calls are conducted during the workday, please be sure your agency and/or supervisor is made aware.

4. Initiation of at least 4 CPT individual cases and successful completion of 2 individual CPT cases (completion could include early success per client outcomes)

5. Use of at least one standardized instrument to assess weekly PTSD symptom progress with each of the above cases

6. Submission of redacted case notes, scores on PCL, and sample worksheets or stuck point log, if requested, for evaluation.

Consultation calls will be held weekly for six months and are included in the registration fee. If clinicians cannot complete 2 cases within the 6 months of provided consultation, additional consultation will be offered for an additional $20 per call.

Cancellations, Substitutions and Refunds Policy:

Live In Person/Virtual Trainings:

• A colleague may be substituted at no extra charge if Centralized Training is notified at least two business days before the training.

• Requests for refunds for an in-person/virtual workshop must be received 72 hours prior to the workshop.

Self-Paced Online Trainings:

• No refunds are offered for self-paced online trainings.

Please forward detailed requests regarding this training to CTI Helpdesk at

Training Location: Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare located at 16160 Midway Rd, Addison, TX 75001
8:30am-5:00pm CST
Trainers: Amy Williams, PhD and Tara Galovski, PhD
CEUs offered: 14 hours

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