The Power of Doing: Behavioral Activation Treatment Strategies for the Treatment of Depression

Topics: Depression, Behavioral Activation Treatment

Audience: Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage & Family Therapists (MFT)

Monday Oct 16, 2023 10.00 AM to 01.15 PM EST
3 CE Hours

Price $ 124.00

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The Power of Doing: Behavioral Activation Treatment Strategies for the Treatment of Depression
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Diane Bigler

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  Diane Bigler, LCSW, LSCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri and Kansas with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. She has held clinical positions as an outpatient and in-home therapist and clinical supervisor. Diane was an Adjunct Professor of Social Work for 10 years at The University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare and a Field Liaison and Field Instructor. She has also held administrative positions as a program Director and Coordinator. Diane is a frequent local and national trainer on a wide variety of mental health and workplace development topics with clinicians and companies. Diane is most passionate about providing quality and engaging professional development to clinicians, employees, and leaders. For fun, Diane loves to spoil her four Dachshunds and rock out to 80’s music.

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Course Overview

Via live interactive webinar
Course Description:
Have you wondered what therapeutic interventions exist for depression beyond cognitiveapproaches? While CBT certainly brings significant value to the treatment of depression,behavioral activation may be a better approach for many clients.

This training will present a diagnostic overview of Major Depressive Disorder, includingcommonly used assessment tools. The theory of Behavioral Activation will be explainedthrough the lens of case conceptualization. Specific behavioral activation strategies suchas ACE, pacing, and activity scheduling will be explored through case studies and videodemonstrations.

Learners will have the opportunity to explore the application of behavioral activationtechniques and interventions to their specific clients who have depression.
Learning Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Sources and Resources (click to expand): 
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2. Westberg, R., & Essel, A. (2021). ONE MORE TIME: A comparison of Hadeswith Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Behavioral Activation Therapy in the treatment of depression.

3. Reitsma, L., Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2023). Self-guided online treatment of disturbed grief, posttraumatic stress, and depression in adults bereaved during the COVID-19 pandemic: A randomized controlled trial.Behaviour research and therapy, 163, 104286.

4. Cuijpers, P., Quero, S., Dowrick, C., & Arroll, B. (2019). Psychological treatmentof depression in primary care: recent developments. Current psychiatry reports,21, 1-10.

5. Cuijpers, P., Karyotaki, E., de Wit, L., & Ebert, D. D. (2020). The effects offifteen evidence-supported therapies for adult depression: a meta-analytic review.Psychotherapy Research, 30(3), 279-293.
CE Credits:
 3 CE Live Online Contact Hour(s)

Note: Live interactive webinar is considered the same as live in person by most states. Please confirm with your local board.

Core Wellness, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0569 and for mental health counselors, #MHC-0167 and for psychologists, #PSY-0236. Note: This course provides 3 Clinical Contact Hour(s) live online credits (via interactive webinar) or live in person. 

Core Wellness, LLC is authorized by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for all programs. Our credits are accepted via reciprocity by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Board of Psychologists. Please verify with your board.

ASWB ACE Approved
Core Wellness, LLC, #1745, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 5/18/2024 to 5/18/2027. Social workers completing this course receive 3 Clinical continuing education credits.

NBCC ACEP Approved
Core Wellness, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7094. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Core Wellness, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

APA Approved
Core Wellness, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Core Wellness, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Time Zone and Currency
All times listed are EST (New York time); All prices are in USD.

Cancellation, Policies and Refunds
Fee covers: Attendance, course material and CE award to those who complete the course. Registration is open until the course sells out (when this occurs, purchase option is disabled). We recommend signing up early to secure your spot and for early bird pricing. We provide a full refund upon request for cancellations submitted seven (7) calendar days before the webinar date. Cancellations received after that time frame will be granted: a transfer, credit or recorded webinar access, when available. For further questions, please see the FAQ section or contact us. In the rare event of a training cancellation, a notification and full refund (for the course fee only) will be automatically sent to you via your email on file.

Accessibility Accommodations
To request an accommodation, please contact us in writing with at least 30 days prior notice and we will do our best to fulfill your request.

Financial Declarations
The presenter and Core Wellness hereby declare that no conflict of interest, competing interest, or commercial support for the CE program are present. Presenter receives compensation for program delivery and sales as well as sales of his/her personal books and products.

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The Power of Doing: Behavioral Activation Treatment Strategies for the Treatment of Depression

The Power of Doing: Behavioral Activation Treatment Strategies for the Treatment of Depression

Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage & Family Therapists (MFT)



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Core Wellness Reviews

Recorded Participant

Great presentation! Excited to try the new techniques.

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Very informative and useful for my practice!

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Laura Huddleston, LPC, ACS

I learned how to immediately implement BA with my clients. This was a practical and thorough training!

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Domenique Moore, RN, MSN, LMSW

This ceu webinar just helped me to enhance my current practice. I utilize resources and tools discussed in my practice and it’s a nice refresher

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Very well organized course with lots of practical tips

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