Behavioral Activation for Depression and Anxiety: One Effective Treatment for Two Difficult Diagnoses
Tuesday, June 27th, 2023
9:00am to 11:00am ET
Presenter: Andrew B. Schmidt, PhD, LCSW-R
NASW-NYS Members: $20
NASW Other Chapter Member: $40
NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Members: FREE
This workshop is approved for 2.0 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists and licensed psychologists
Lifetime prevalence rates of depression in the US are 8.4% (NIMH, 2020) and 15.6% for an anxiety disorder (CDC, 2019). Estimates show that 60% of those with one of these diagnoses will also have the other (NAMI, 2018). These numbers have only increased since COVID. Behavioral Activation Therapy (BAT), a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, is well known for its efficacy in the treatment of depression and has been shown highly effective in the treatment of anxiety as well. This webinar will discuss the foundations of BAT and how to apply BAT in the treatment of depression and anxiety. In addition, this webinar will teach practical, hands-on BAT skills to better treat depression and anxiety.
After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Describe CBT perspectives of depression and anxiety from a CBT perspective.
2. Explain Behavioral Activation Therapy (BAT) and how to apply it.
3. Describe ways to utilize BAT to treat depression.
4. Explain ways to utilize BAT to treat anxiety
This workshop is approved for 2.0 continuing education credit hours.
NASW-NYS 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 social workers (Provider ID #0014), licensed mental health counselors (Provider ID #MHC-0053), licensed marriage and family therapists (Provider ID #MFT-0037) and licensed psychologists (Provider ID #PSY-0088).
Andrew B. Schmidt, PhD, LCSW-R.
Dr. Schmidt specializes in the treatment of OCD, Anxiety, Trauma and Depression. He is a highly skilled CBT therapist with extensive training in ACT, ERP and other exposure based approaches. As Professor/Director of the Post-Masters CBT Certificate Program at NYU, Dr. Schmidt is always up to date with the latest therapy techniques and brings more than 15 years of experience to best help the patients he works with.
|NASW Other Chapter Member||$40.00|
|NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Member||$0.00|
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