Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Health (CBT) For Mental Health Disorders

1:30pm - April 4, 2023 thru 3:00pm - May 30, 2023 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
Registration Deadline: April 4, 2023
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This enhanced professional learning series is now full. Thank you for your interest in attending. If you have any questions, please reach out to [email protected]. Thank you. 

Enhance your current knowledge and practice on how to effectively use MI in school-based settings. 

Series Description

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based, psycho-social intervention method that aims to improve mental health. CBT focuses on challenging and changing unhelpful cognitive distortions and behaviors, improving emotional regulation, and the development of personal coping strategies that target solving current problems. 

This enhanced professional learning (EPL) series will provide a 20-hour curriculum for advanced practitioners of CBT and will cover topics essential to CBT therapy skills in treating social anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The series will be interactive, and participants will be expected to present a case study to the group using a CBT case formulation. Participants will also be given weekly learning activities to complete between sessions.



Every Tuesday, April 4 – May 30, 2023 from 1:30 – 3:00 PM Mountain/2:30 – 4:00 PM Central 



Mental health professionals that: 

  • Are located in the Mountain Pains MHTTC region (HHS Region 8 includes CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY). 

  • Have at least one (1) year of CBT experience and understand the core concepts/foundations of CBT. 

  • Are currently using CBT in professional practice. 



  • Attend a live 1-hour Orientation Session on Tuesday, April 4 at 1:30 pm MT/2:30 pm CT 

  • Commit to 8-weeks of training for 1.5 hours weekly from April 11-May 2023 

  • Complete 1-hour of weekly self-study learning activities 

  • Present a case study to the group during the series using a CBT case formulation. 

  • Access to appropriate technology to utilize online videoconferencing platform (i.e., an internet connection, webcam, computer/tablet, speakers, and microphone) 

  • Be prepared and actively engage while on camera during the scheduled series time. 



The series has been approved for a total of 21 contact hours (20-hours content instruction and 1-hour orientation session). No credit will be awarded for non-attendance. The knowledge and skills learned should be applied within the framework of any applicable Operating and/or Credentialing regulations in your State of practice. 

Learning Objectives

 At the end of the Advanced CBT EPL series, participants will be able to: 

  1. Describe how CBT can be delivered and identify the types of difficulties that it can help with. 

  1. Identify the key components of a cognitive behavioral approach to understanding social anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and OCD. 

  1. Describe how specific kinds of behaviors and thought pattern can maintain difficulties in social anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and OCD, and identify key CBT techniques used to address these in therapy. 


Thomas Broffman, PHD, LICSW, CAADAC, CCS, CEAP