Utilizing CBT in Case Management and Peer Support

August 19, 2019, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Community Solutions
9015 Murray Ave., Ste. 100
Gilroy, CA 95020

Course Description: 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an effective combination of talk and behavioral approaches, and is utilized throughout Community Mental Health and Social Service Programs.   CBT assists individuals identify negative or unhelpful thoughts and behaviors, and coaches us to identify more helpful strategies.   This interactive training will include videos, role plays, direct instruction, and sharing of resources. This course is designed for Case Managers and Peer Partners, and will not include therapy interventions.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

-Explain the relationship between thoughts, feelings and actions, through use of the Cognitive Triangle

-Identify the reason for Behavioral Activation and at least 5 tools to use with clients

-Identify at least 10 strategies to encourage positive thoughts and behaviors


About the Trainer:

Lisa Colliss is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Clinical Supervision & Training Manager at Community Solutions. Lisa has clinical and training experience in a variety of evidence-based practices and trauma-informed care, including TF-CBT, Seeking Safety, Mindfulness, and the use of movement and yoga in trauma work.   She has served as a clinician in large community-based organizations, an inpatient psychiatric hospital and in private practice with experience providing individual and group therapy to clients of all ages.

CEUs: This course is approved for 6.5 hours of continuing education units for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California B.B.S. under CEPA Provider #129412.

Questions? Please contact our Training Division: or 408-846-4791

If you need special accommodations to ensure a comfortable learning experience please contact our Training Division.

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