Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Substance Use Disorders

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Substance Use Disorders
Program Description
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an evidence-based practice that is gaining more
momentum in North Carolina. This training will introduce participants to Cognitive
Behavioral Therapy and will explore its applicability to the treatment of substance use
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:
1. Identify models that influenced the development of CBT
2. Describe the theoretical underpinnings of CBT
3. Explain the core components of CBT for SUDs
4. Discuss population specific issues that warrant consideration
5. Demonstrate an ability to use CBT skills and tools including: case formulation,
cognitive restructuring, cognitive mapping, and relapse prevention planning.
Target Audience
Mental health clinicians (psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, counselors),
substance abuse counselors and other interested healthcare providers.
Contact Hours
6.0 Hours
Program Agenda
9:00 am Review of Agenda
● Theoretical Influences
● CBT Key Constructs & Concepts
● Effectiveness of CBT for SUDs
10:30 am BREAK
10:45 am Assessment & Case Formulation
12:00 pm LUNCH (on your own)
1:15 pm CBT Techniques - Cognitive Strategies
2:45 pm BREAK
3:00 pm CBT Techniques - Behavioral Strategies
● Relapse Prevention
● Other CBT - Oriented Therapies
4:15 pm Real World Implementation Issues
Marty Weems, LCSW, LCAS, CSI is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work. Marty joined the faculty at the
School of Social Work in 2003, and teaches graduate studies in direct practice social
work. Prior to her tenure at the School of Social Work, Marty worked as a treatment
provider, with a focus on substance use disorders. In 2008 she founded e-daptivity
Learning and Performance Solutions, an organizational development company that
specializes in providing services to behavioral healthcare agencies