24 Contact Hours (APA, NBCC, New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work & Mental Health Counselors)
Friday-Saturday: 9:00 am – 7:30 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: 145 East 32nd Street, 9th Floor (Directions)
In this intense three-day practicum, participants will learn the Rational Emotive & Cognitive Behavior theory of emotional disturbance and change by leading REBT practitioners. Strategies for identifying and challenging clients’ dysfunctional beliefs and constructing more adaptive beliefs, emotions and behaviors will be a focus of the weekend. REBT’s conceptualization of emotions and Common Errors new REBT therapists make will also be presented. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their RE & CBT skills in small group supervision and receive immediate feedback from an experienced certified REBT supervisor.
During the 3-Day Primary Practicum, participants will learn to:
- Understand and apply the REBT theory of emotional disturbance and change.
- Apply the ABC model to a wide range of clinical issues.
- Identify and restructure clients’ dysfunctional beliefs.
- Construct and teach clients how to have new adaptive thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.
- Develop and apply homework protocols for common presenting problems
Raymond DiGiuseppe, Ph.D., Director of Professional Education, Albert Ellis Institute; Chairperson and Professor, Psychology Department, St. John’s University
Kristene A. Doyle, Ph.D., Director, Albert Ellis Institute
ELIGIBILITY Open to psychologists, counselors, social workers, physicians, nurses, and graduate students. Minimum qualification for certificate candidacy is a master’s degree in psychology or counseling, M.S.W., M.D., or R.N. Other helping professionals (e.g., alcoholism counselors) may be eligible to participate in the full Practicum but will receive a Paraprofessional Certificate. Proof of degree or license must accompany registration form.
Albert Ellis Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Albert Ellis Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Albert Ellis Institute is approved by The State Education Departments State Board for Social Work. The Albert Ellis Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Albert Ellis Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5145. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Albert Ellis Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Albert Ellis Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Social Workers as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0131.
Albert Ellis Institute 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 Mental Health Counselors #MHC-0019.