Behavioral Activation Training for Geriatric Depression
This 2-day program will provide clinical training specific to the evidence-based cognitive therapy of Behavioral Activation. Participants will hear brief lecture-demonstrations and follow with group work and case study time. The purpose is to provide hands-on experience in skills to provide behavioral activation for geriatric depression.
At a glance
What: Behavioral Activation Training for Geriatric Depression
When: WTh, Oct 15-16, 9am-4pm
Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI
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Behavioral activation is a leading cognitive-behavioral and evidence-based therapy for geriatric depression. This seminar, facilitated by clinicians and leading experts Dr. Dolores Gallagher-Thompson and Dr. Larry Thompson, will help you understand the fundamental skills and basis of behavioral activation.
You will learn:
- The cognitive-behavioral basis of behavioral activation
- Evidence-based research on behavioral activation as an effective treatment for geriatric depression
- The fundamental steps and skills applied in application of behavioral activation
- How to apply behavioral activation and practice the techniques via role play and review of case studies