ATAPS Telephone Delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) Training
|Description||The Australian Psychological Society (APS), with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, has developed a professional development training package for allied health providers working under the Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care (BOiMHC) Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program.
The ATAPS Telephone Delivered CBT Training is designed to provide support to people in the community with high prevalence disorders such as anxiety and depression who may experience barriers to accessing mental health treatment for any number of reasons (e.g. living in a rural or remote area), or who simply prefer the telephone modality for service delivery.
This training on the telephone delivery of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (T-CBT) is aimed at providing best-practice guidelines, resources and reference materials including:
Under the ATAPS framework, allied health providers have been have been defined to include psychologists, social workers, mental health nurses, occupational therapists and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers. For details about the ATAPS program please click here.
Upon completing this training course, allied health ATAPS providers will be eligible to work with clients using T-CBT under the ATAPS initiative.
Assumed knowledge: This online course assumes learners have some fundamental understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). The course is not intended to provide comprehensive training in CBT-rather; it will give a brief review of the CBT approach, and then focuses on adapting CBT to delivery by telephone. We suggest that you undertake the APS online CBT Fundamentals course if you need to refresh your knowledge of CBT.
You should be able to access this online CPD with a modern computer (including access to a printer) that is less than three years old. Please check with your IT supplier and your internet provider that your computer and internet service has the following:
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|Location||Australia Wide, Australia|
|Start/End Date||17 Oct 2012 to 31 Dec 2015|
|Time||Online CPD can be accessed 24 hours a day|
|Cost||ATAPS practitioners: Free; Non-ATAPS practitioners: $165.00 (GST incl.)|
|Organiser||APS National Office|
|Contact Name||APS National Office|