On-Demand: Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT): An Educational Overview of a Best Practice Treatment for PTSD - 6 CEUs

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  • CE Hours Included: 6 Core (see below for details)
  • Format: On-Demand Webinar (“Asynchronous”) ~ At your leisure to be viewed at your own pace. You may pause, rewind, and fast forward at any point during the videos. You are in complete control of how you view this workshop. It also comes with a PowerPoint and references. There is a quiz at the end to ensure viewing and required by all CE approval organizations.
  • Investment: $140 (provides lifetime access!)
  • Presented by: Telsie Davis, Ph.D. (see bio below)
  • Target Audience: Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Psychotherapists, Other Mental Health Professionals
  • Instruction Level: Intermediate

Educational Objectives:

In this workshop, you will learn how to:
  • Explain the research support and client populations appropriate for CPT
  • Describe the symptoms of PTSD and core principles of cognitive theory
  • Communicate a summary of the CPT protocol and delivery method
  • Identify clinician tasks that can increase clients’ ability to be successful in CPT
  • Define fundamental treatment components of CPT
  • Describe primary treatment objectives and homework assignment(s) for each session of the CPT protocol

Workshop Description

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is an empirically supported, manualized treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that is endorsed as a best practice for PTSD by the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense and the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies. In this educational workshop, Dr. Telsie A. Davis will use didactics, clinically and culturally diverse clinical examples, and videos to provide an overview of CPT for PTSD. This 6-hour workshop is educational in nature and does not provide or lead to certification or provider status for CPT. Please review the resources below for more information on CPT training, consultation, and resources.

CPT Training:

  • https://cptforptsd.com/ is the official CPT website managed by the treatment developers that offers CPT-approved workshops and consultation that can lead to achieving status as a CPT Provider or Quality-Rated CPT Provider
  • https://cpt2.musc.edu/ is the website for The Medical College of South Carolina’s self-paced, online, 13-module CPT training course

Free CPT Consultation:

CPT Resources:

  • Citation: Resick, P. A., Monson, C. M., & Chard, K. M. (2016). Cognitive processing therapy for PTSD: A comprehensive manual. Guilford Publications.
  • Official website for CPT training: https://cptforptsd.com/
  • Citation: Galovski, T., Nixon, R. D., & Kaysen, D. (2020). Flexible applications of cognitive processing therapy: Evidence-based treatment methods. Academic Press.

Presented by: Telsie Davis, Ph.D.

Telsie A. Davis is 19-year veteran clinician who has presented in over 60 international, national, state, and local invited talks and workshops. She specializes in culturally equitable and evidence-based treatment for African American women, and is founder of The Cultural Equity Institute, formerly, The Davis Center. Dr. Davis earned a B.S. in Applied Psychology from Georgia Tech and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University. She completed her predoctoral internship and two years of postdoctoral fellowship training in trauma and substance use among African American women at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Davis also works as a psychologist at the Atlanta VA and is Co-Chair of the Diversity Rotation for the APA-accredited Internship and Postdoctoral Training Program. She is also an Assistant Professor and Assistant Vice Chair for Faculty Development-Diversity and Inclusion in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine.

What people are saying about this workshop:

  • "My overall impression of the presenter/workshop is an A+!! I never heard of CPT and I'm very excited to use the worksheets with my clients. I'm so happy I attended. I feel rejuvenated!" - TS, LCSW
  • "Speaker was great! Loved all the examples that she used from her practice." - AS, LMFT
  • "Very informative! I loved how inclusive the presenter was. She was very aware of how social structures and social positionality affects trauma." - DS, LMSW
  • "information was great and presenter was amazing." - MF, LCSW
  • "well informed and clearly communicated. I didn't know much about the CPT approach at all; now I can't wait to gain further training on it" - CH
  • "I appreciate the format of CPT...will definitely implement with some clients. Always a wonderful workshop with The Knowledge Tree!" - HAO
  • "I though Dr. Davis did an excellent job - knew the content well, kept us engaged by polls and Q&A, has excellent voice inflection which is easy to listen to. PP were helpful. Very well-organized. Thank you!" - BS, LCSW
  • "It was informative and well organized for better understanding of steps of CPT. Great presenter." - SG
  • "I learned important cultural considerations and how to tailor the approach to specific populations to make the modality more accessible. This presenter was engaging and very informed." - AB, Psychologist
  • "Highly professional presentation that was science based." - JH, LCSW
  • "Dr. Davis is an excellent presenter! I was unfamiliar with CPT prior to this workshop. I learned a lot from Dr. Davis." - LB, LPC
  • "Excellent delivery and her knowledge was amazing. I liked the practical ideas she demonstrated in working with clients. Examples were good and I liked having each session clearly defined. Really better than I had anticipated since I was not familiar with CPT. Love your workshops-content and easy access!" - MUM, LCSW
  • "Excellent workshop. Knowledgeable presenter. I appreciated her obvious care and compassion for her clients, as well." - VFP, Social Worker
  • "Dr. Davis teaching was down to earth, comprehensive and understandable. Her delivery made it possible for me to take away on how to present to my clients in a cohesive fashion. I really enjoyed the whole workshop." - CT, APC
  • "excellent. one of the best workshops and presenters." - AP, Psychologist

6 "Asynchronous" Core CE Clock Hours Included - Details by License Type Below:

  • PSYCHOLOGISTS: The Knowledge Tree (TKT) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TKT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For more detailed information on the current CE ruling in Georgia, or if you are licensed in another state or country, please click here.
  • COUNSELORS: The Knowledge Tree has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP), ACEP No. 7153. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Knowledge Tree is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. For more detailed information regarding CE approvals, please click here.
    • Counselors Licensed in Canada: This workshop is approved for 6 credit hours through the Canadian Counseling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), event code: 64959913.
  • SOCIAL WORKERS: This workshop is approved for 6 core CE hours through the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work (GSCSW), approval #033823. If you are licensed in another state or country, please click here for more detailed information.
  • MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS: This workshop is approved for 6 core CE hours through the Georgia Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (GAMFT), approval #057-2023. If you are licensed in another state or country, please click here for more detailed information.

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