- Shelly Weaverdyck, PhD, Independent Consultant and Former Director of the EMU Alzheimer's Education and Research Program
- Rebecca Hatton, PsyD, Licensed Psychologist
Part 2 Description:
Explores intervention strategies related to cognitive functions underlying a behavior, increasing the chances of success in reducing distressing behaviors and improving quality of life regardless of the disorder or severity of the disorder. Three acceptance-and-recovery oriented approaches to helping with psychosis will also be explored in depth: CBT for psychosis, Hearing Voices Network self-help groups, and Finnish Open Dialogue family therapy.
Part 2 Goals and Objectives:
- Identify goals for intervention and assessment.
- Identify four factors to assess when addressing difficult behaviors and cognition.
- Identify cognitive intervention strategies that modify the environment, interactions with other people, and the task of daily routines.
- Use a CBT for psychosis workbook with groups.
- Understand principles of Hearing Voices Network and Emotional CPR, methods created by service users.
- Understand the roots and concepts of Open Dialogue family therapy, the most effective intervention known for early ‘schizophrenia’.
You MUST participate in Part 1 before participating in Part 2.
Registration Fee: $35/person and includes breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack.