Best Practices for Facilitating a Cognitive Therapy Consultation Group


# of CE's: 3.0


This three hour presentation will provide participants with strategies for how to effectively facilitate a consultation for BCI participants. It will include a description of evidence-based consultation techniques as well as a discussion around how to create a supportive learning environment, how to manage interpersonal dynamics, address challenges that may arise, and how to provide useful feedback to promote on-going growth and development of skills

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the basic structure and the necessary elements for an effective consultation group
  • Identify strategies and techniques that facilitate the growth and development of advanced CBT skills
  • Discuss how to establish the supportive and learning culture of the consultation group

Intended Audience:

Participants will be therapists, clinical supervisors, and other clinical administrators who have participated in the University of Pennsylvania’s Beck Community Initiative training program in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, in partnership with the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services.

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Completion Requirements:

Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits