Satellite Symposia - December 6

December 6, 2016 | 18.0 Mainpro+ credits

Although ideally taken together for 18.0 Mainpro+ credits, the morning and afternoon sessions can also be taken individually (9.0 Mainpro+ each).

TEN-MINUTE CBT: HIGH-IMPACT TECHNIQUES FOR REAL DOCTORS
TUE, DEC 6 | 9:00AM-12:15PM | 9.0 MAINPRO+ | $295 TUITION*

YES, "good enough" CBT can be integrated into ten-minute primary care appointments. In this three-hour morning session, Dr. Greg Dubord and CBT Canada faculty teach you the essentials of a skill that may fundamentally change how you deal with mental health issues. The flexible medical CBT tools you'll learn can be very helpful in dealing with major depression, persistent depression (“dysthymia” until DSM-5), chronic worry, chronic pain, panic disorder, non-compliance, substance abuse, illness anxiety, borderline personality disorder, suicidality, and much more.

  1. Learn to break patients away from their "empathy addictions"
  2. Learn to structure ten-minute appointments to maximize impact
  3. Learn the vital importance of not working harder than most patients

For further information and to register, see http://cbt.ca/uni/mcgill/


ENHANCING PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS: LEVERAGING CBT TOOLS TO LIVE A MORE SUCCESSFUL LIFE
TUE, DEC 6 | 1:00PM-4:15PM | 9.0 MAINPRO+ | $295 TUITION*

Today’s cognitive behavior therapy provides many scientifically‐tested tools to help growth‐oriented individuals “self‐actualize” (i.e., optimize their personal potential). State‐of‐the‐art CBT includes a collection of powerful techniques for overcoming procrastination, optimizing time management, decreasing rumination, letting go of the past, silencing self‐criticism—and improving decision‐making. This module will equip you with versatile CBT tools to boost the functioning and improve the mental health of patients, dependents—and the ongoing project called “you”.

  1. Learn the common psychological barriers to optimizing personal performance.
  2. Learn dozens of CBT tools for overcoming common psychological performance barriers.
  3. Gain first‐hand experience with success‐enhancing techniques within the workshop.

*For further information and to register, see http://cbt.ca/uni/mcgill/


Head instructor Greg Dubord, MD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and the prime developer of medical CBT. He has presented over 300 workshops, including nearly 50 Mainpro-Cs for the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and is a University of Toronto CME Teacher of the Year. Dr. Dubord is the CPD Director for CBT Canada, which received the 2013 national CPD Program Award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada for providing "exceptional learning experiences”.