Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Concepts and Applications to Clinical Practice




Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Concepts and Applications to Clinical Practice

 Saturday, May 6th, 2023

9:00a-12:00p ET


Presenter: Reji Mathew, PhD, LCSW, REAT 

NASW-NYS Members: $30

NASW Other Chapter Member: $60

Non-Members: $75

NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Members: FREE

This workshop is approved for 3.0 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists and licensed psychologists

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Workshop Description
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a therapeutic approach that focuses on teaching coping skills to target psychological problems.  The CBT approach is an evidence-based therapeutic approach and can be applied across many diagnostic categories and treatment populations. This practical course will provide an overview of the principles and practice of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), an empirically validated treatment model and framework for treating a variety of mental health concerns. In addition to describing the theoretical context for this model, this course will offer a practical skills approach for  direct utilization in clinical settings. . A diversity of current approaches within the CBT paradigm will be reviewed, including: CBT, REBT, ACT, Schema, and Trail Based Cognitive models. This course will describe the  cross-cutting techniques across all sub-groups, and also understand the differences between these approaches. The course will include in-class exercises, role-plays, and case application review.


Learning Objectives

After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the theoretical framework of CBT
  • Explain how to apply a CBT perspective to a case.
  • Describe ways to apply a variety of cognitive, behavioral, mindfulness, sensory and mind-body skills within the CBT framework.

This workshop is approved for 3.0 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).

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Reji Mathew, PhD, LCSW, REAT is an award-winning intermodal artist, thinker, educator, and neuroscience-informed psychotherapist. Thinking and working integratively are innate to Dr. Mathew's intellectual inquiry and creative art-making method. Dr. Mathew's therapeutic expressive arts philosophy is grounded in several core principles which comprises her approach to healing, teaching, and training. Dr. Mathew's therapeutic worldview is a narratology-narrative therapy lens. This intersects with a commitment to understanding the complex identities we hold including class, culture, location, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, and accessibility. Dr. Mathew begins her understanding of a person in the context of time, place, and culture. 


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May 6th, 2023 from  9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Event Fee(s)
NASW-NYS Member $30.00
NASW Other Chapter Member $60.00
Non-Member $75.00
NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Member $0.00