Key Info

Location:

Videoconferencing

When:

Tuesdays Weekly

Time

9:00AM - 10:30AM EST

Target Audience:

Healthcare Providers

Start Date:

Sept. 17, 2019 (CBT)
Jan. 7, 2020 (DBT)

Session Structure:

Introductions & Announcements
(10 Minutes)

Didactic Presentation on a Weekly Topic
(30 Minutes)

Case Discussion
(45 Minutes)

Wrap-Up
(5 Minutes)

Commitment:

Attend Weekly Sessions
(At Least 60%)

Present a Client Case

Participate in Group Discussions

Provide Feedback Through Evaluation Activities

Hub Team (CBT):

Allison Crawford
Psychiatrist/Co-Lead

Stephanie Cassin
Psychologist/Co-Lead

Gili Adler Nevo
Physician

Anne Kirvan
Social Worker

Hub Team (DBT):

Allison Crawford
Psychiatrist/Co-Lead

Shelley McMain
Psychologist/Co-Lead

Tali Bortiz
Psychologist

Robert Cardish
Psychiatrist

Anne Kirvan
Social Worker

Psychotherapy

ECHO Ontario Psychotherapy aims to share knowledge and skills for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), and 
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)  The program is designed for providers or allied health care
providers who would like to integrate principles and strategies from these areas into their current practice.

This program includes two 12-week modules over video-conference from September 2019 to March 2020.
The first 12 sessions focus on CBT (September – December), followed by 12 sessions on DBT (January – March).

Sample Curriculum Schedule

Module 1: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

#1 (Sep.17, 2019)
Introduction to CBT

#2 (Sep. 24, 2019)
Collaborative Goal Setting

#3 (Oct. 1, 2019)
Activity Monitoring & Behavioural Activation

#4 (Oct. 15, 2019)
Rationale & Guidelines for Exposure Therapy

#5 (Oct. 22, 2019)
Developing Exposure Hierarchies & Behavioural Experiments

#6 (Oct. 29, 2019)
Identifying Problem Thoughts & Cognitive Distortions

#7 (Nov. 5, 2019)
Examining & Challenging Problem Thoughts

#8 (Nov. 12, 2019)
Problem Solving

#9 (Nov. 19, 2019)
Mindfulness I

#10 (Nov. 26, 2019)
Mindfulness II

#11 (Dec. 3, 2019)
Identifying & Working with Emotions

#12 (Dec. 10, 2019)
Challenging in CBT/Relapse Prevention

Module 2: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

#1 (Jan. 7, 2020)
Introduction to DBT

#2 (Jan. 14, 2020)
Biosocial Theory

#3 (Jan. 21, 2020)
Structuring Treatment

#4 (Jan. 28, 2020)
Validation Strategies

#5 (Feb. 4, 2020)
Behaviour Analysis

#6 (Feb. 11, 2020)
Motivate: Get a Commitment

#7 (Feb. 18, 2020)
Problem Solving & Solution Analysis

#8 (Feb. 25, 2020)
Distress Tolerance Skills

#9 (Mar. 3, 2020)
Coaching Clients in Distress

#10 (Mar. 10, 2020)
Managing Safety Risk

#11 (Mar. 24, 2020)
Consultation Teams

#12 (Mar. 31, 2020)
Engaging the Environment