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CPD - Dubbo - ABC of CBT: Skills for GPs - Day 1

Date: 01-02-2020 00:00:00 to 23:59

When Saturday 1 & 15 February 2020, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Where Lazy River Estate, 29R Old Dubbo Road, Dubbo, NSW, 2830
Cost FREE - Kindly funded by Western NSW PHN (Usually $900)

Any questions please email

Registrations Now Closed

Our new ABC of CBT provides GPs with a broad range of psychological skills readily applied in a general practice setting. Successful completion of the program also fulfils the criteria for FPS 2 accreditation allowing GPs to access Medicare item numbers for the delivery of Focussed Psychological Strategies. The program consists of 12-hours of face to face in the form of two full day workshops, interactive learning, with 8-hours of self-directed learning which is debriefed within the modules.

Topics Covered

Day 1

  • Introduction to CBT
  • Challenging Unhelpful Thoughts
  • Behavioural Strategies

Day 2

  • Psychological care in general practice
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Worry and panic
  • Avoidance and Exposure

Learning Outcomes
• Describe the link between thoughts, feelings and behaviours.
• Identify unhelpful thinking styles.
• Apply cognitive and behavioural strategies to assist people with depression and anxiety.
• Outline the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
• Integrate the provision of psychological services within a general practice context.

• RACGP: 40 QI&CPD Category 1
• GPMHSC: Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training

It is strongly advised that participants have previously attended a Black Dog Institute GP workshop.

Audience: GPs
2 x 6-hour face to face day (includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea)
6 x 1-hour self-directed learning in between days
1 x 2-hour follow up coaching session (online)