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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate Course

Monday, May 8, 2023 9am to 4pm

+ 4 dates

  • Tuesday, May 9, 2023 9am to 4pm
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2023 9am to 4pm
  • Thursday, May 11, 2023 9am to 4pm
  • Friday, May 12, 2023 9am to 4pm


Dates/Times: Monday - Friday, May 8-12, 2023, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: FAU Boca Raton Campus, Social Science Building, Room 112
Presenter: David Landsman-Wohlsifer, Ph.D., LCSW

Cost: $945; $850 Early Bird until April 24, 2023
A limited number of seats have been reserved for students, FAU Social Work alumni and FAU Social Work Field Instructors and Coordinators with a special $765 rate until April 24, 2023. Please email the Professional Development Coordinator at 
SocialWorkProDev@fau.edu to request the discount code.

CEUs:  30

This course is recommended for masters and doctoral level mental health professionals and students in their final internships.

Proficiency in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an area of clinical expertise that remains in high demand in all areas of practice. Obtaining a certificate in CBT from a regionally accredited university will distinguish your resume as well as communicate to your clients and potential employers a level of sophisticated clinical acumen. This certificate program will extend CBT theory beyond the introductory graduate course level and provide the participant with the skills and knowledge to utilize CBT from a more advanced practice perspective.

The curriculum for the program is as follows:

Day 1: Review of the CBT Model and CBT for Depressive Disorders
Day 2: CBT for Trauma Related Disorders and CBT for Anxiety Disorders
Day 3: CBT for Personality Disorders
Day 4: CBT for Substance –Related and Addictive Disorders & CBT for Autism
Day 5: CBT for Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders and CBT for Couple and Family Therapy

Upon completion of the course, you will receive a frameable certificate.

The program begins with grounding in the cognitive behavioral therapy model and accompanying theory. Emphasis is placed on learning to use the cognitive therapy model to specifically treat various issues and clinical disorders. Participants are taught how to apply cognitive therapy techniques in both psychotherapy practice, as well as in a myriad of other clinical practice settings such as schools, hospitals, medical settings, and substance abuse treatment centers. 

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of each course unit participants will be able to:

  • Apply the cognitive therapy case conceptualization and theory to the specific disorder covered in the course unit
  • Implement specific CBT techniques when providing treatment in a myriad of social work settings
  • Create treatment plans utilizing CBT theories and interventions
  • Describe the DSM-5 categorical grouping as per the disorder discussed in the course unit
  • Integrate CBT with other approaches to treatment 

About the Presenter:

David Landsman-Wohlsifer, PhD, LCSW is a Diplomate and Certified member of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Wohlsifer is the co-founder of The Boca Raton Center for Psychotherapy in Boca Raton, FL, and on the faculty of Florida Atlantic University's School of Social Work. He was formerly a clinical faculty member and therapist at Center for Cognitive Therapy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania and have extensive experience as a CBT therapist, supervisor, and trainer. He is also a Florida certified sex therapist.


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