Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Professional Skills Development: The Basics (10/15/2021)
Leader: Kristene A. Doyle, Ph.D., Director, Albert Ellis Institute
Date: Friday, October 15, 2021 | 9:30 am - 12:45 pm
Location: 145 East 32nd Street, 9th Floor (Directions)
3 Contact Hours/ 3 Continuing Education Credits will be provided by the Albert Ellis Institute upon completion of the workshop.
In this interactive workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of REBT’s theory of emotional and behavioral disturbance. Strategies for identifying and restructuring irrational beliefs will be taught, as well as generating homework assignments to reinforce session content. Strategies for motivating clients to agree on the goals and tasks of therapy will also be discussed. A live demonstration with a volunteer will bring the theory and its applications to light.
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Explain the REBT theory of emotional and behavioral disturbance and change
- Identify clients’ maladaptive beliefs
- Construct and teach clients how to develop new adaptive beliefs, emotions, and behaviors
- Develop and apply homework protocols
- Identify at least ten common errors new and experienced REBT therapists make and strategies to correct them
9:30 am – 11:00 am: REBT Theory of Emotional and Behavioral Disturbance
11:00 am – 11:30 am: Assessment and Intervention Strategies and Common Errors Therapists Make
11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Live Demonstration with Participant and Discussion
12:30 pm – 12:45 pm: Evaluations
Albert Ellis Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Albert Ellis Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Albert Ellis Institute is approved by The State Education Departments State Board for Social Work. The Albert Ellis Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Albert Ellis Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5145. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Albert Ellis Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Albert Ellis Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Social Workers as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0131.
Albert Ellis Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors #MHC-0019.