CBT: Conceptualization to Intervention

The basic assumption of CBT is that distorted thinking is what maintains psychological distress. This course will review the CBT assumptions and principles. We will also review the cognitive model, which is the underlying theory of CBT. Discussion around application of CBT and thinking about anxiety and depression within the framework of CBT will also take place. This course will also review treatment and interventions, and special considerations within the CBT model.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the CBT assumptions and principles
  2. Describe the cognitive model of CBT
  3. Describe the application CBT with presentations of anxiety and depression
  4. Discuss treatment interventions and recommendations of CBT
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Instructional Level


Licensed mental health professionals employed through Kaiser Permanente and psychological assistants performing under supervision of a licensed psychologist.

This CE program is free to Kaiser Permanente employees.

Instructional Methodology

On-line Presentation

Continuing Education Information

Kaiser Permanente Northern California Mental Health Training Program is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The Kaiser Permanente Northern California Mental Health Training Program maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Refund and Attendance Policy

All programs offered on KP Learn for CE credit through the KP Northern California Mental Health Training website are free of charge to Kaiser Permanente Staff and trainees. Once a course is selected in the KP NCAL MH Training Website, the registration process begins, and it will appear in the individuals KP Learn profile for completion within 90 days.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Those who attend the program in full and complete the appropriate evaluation form will receive CE credits. Please note that credit will only be granted to those who attend the entire program. An attestation of attendance will be given once the individual has completed viewing the program, which will then initiate the final steps of completing the evaluation forms to receive a certificate of completion.