Course Description

As a cognitive behavioral therapist providing exposure and response prevention (ERP) to clients with anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder, do you notice that some clients struggle to handle distressing feelings, slowing their progress in therapy?Research shows that clients who improve their distress tolerance skills can reduce anxiety and improve willingness to participate in ERP.  In this webinar you will learn how to identify clients who would benefit from learning these skills, and help them take 5 steps to improve their distress tolerance.This engaging webinar includes client examples, an interview with an expert therapist and a hand-out to use with your clients to help you use this information immediately in your practice.

Webinar – Recorded – Available self-paced, to view at your convenience

This course content is Advanced and assumes knowledge of CBT with ERP. 

Continuing Education: 

Anxiety Training, ACE Provider Number 1637, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. AnxietyTraining.com maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/17/19 – 10/17/22. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education creditsSocial workers participating in this course will receive 1 continuing education clock hour. 

Anxiety Training is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0640.

Course Fee:

$39.99 includes 1 hours of content, hand-outs, and continuing education credit. To receive CE credit, you must complete the webinar, answer the completion questions correctly, and complete a course evaluation. If you do not answer the questions correctly, review the materials and re-take the test. A CE certificate will be immediately emailed to you once you have completed the requirements. Anxiety Training offers a complete, 100% refund if you are not completely satisfied with this course. Contact Elizabeth@anxietytraining.com for refund information or with any other concerns about this course. 

Accommodations:  

We are committed to making this course accessible to all.  Contact info@anxietytraining.com to request accommodations.  In some cases, documentation is request for review. 

Learning Objectives:

After viewing this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize signs that their client would benefit from learning techniques to increase their distress tolerance.
  2. Provide their clients with five steps to increase distress tolerance.  
  3. Apply third wave CBT theories to help clients make better use of exposure and response prevention.  

Instructors

Anxiety Training offers effective online, continuing education for master's level mental health professionals and for organizations nationwide.

Anxiety Training has a history of strategic partnerships with organizations like PESI, NYCBT, and New York City Public Schools. Their evidence-based classes and courses in Cognitive Behavior Therapy help professionals build confident, successful practices that change lives. 

Cofounders and anxiety experts Kimberly Morrow, LCSW, and Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, LCSW-C bring over 50 years of experience and leadership in anxiety and OCD treatment to Anxiety Training. 


Kimberly Morrow, LCSW

Kimberly Morrow earned the Clinician Outreach Award (2012) and the Member of Distinction Award (2015) from Anxiety and Depression Association of American (ADAA).

She is a graduate of the International Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation’s Behavior Therapy Institute. She sits on the board for OCD Pennsylvania. She wrote Face It and Feel It: 10 Simple (But Not Easy) Ways to Live Well with Anxiety. She co-authored CBT for Anxiety: A Step-By-Step Training Manual for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry and OCD with Spencer.


Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, LCSW-C

Elizabeth DuPont Spencer is a graduate of Columbia University and is a Clinical Fellow of ADAA. She was also earner the Clinician Outreach Award (2012) and the Clinician of Distinction (2017) from ADAA.

She has co-authored several books, including The Anxiety Cure and The Anxiety Cure for Kids.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Third Wave CBT Webinar

    • Welcome!

    • Class

    • Power Point

    • Handout: My Mindfulness and Acceptance Based Action Plan

    • References/Resources

    • Test your learning

    • Webinar Evaluation rating key: 5 = Strongly agree 4 = Agree 3 = Unsure, no opinion, N/A 2 = Disagree 1 = Strongly disagree