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Supervision Essentials for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET with Cory Newman, Ph.D.

  • 03/29/2023
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Virtual


  • No CE credits are included for this level of registration. Graduate Students must be current members to qualify for this reduced rate.
  • Includes 2 CE Credits: Consider becoming PBTA member & then registering in order to access the benefit of reduced registration & free CE offered to current licensed PBTA members.

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Drawing on findings from evidence-based programs of CBT supervision, this presentation will highlight the essential contents and processes of CBT supervision. The following sub-topics will be described: (1) The supervisory relationship, (2) the chief responsibilities and teaching methods of a CBT supervisor, (3) promoting ethical behavior and cross-cultural sensitivity in supervisees, (4) helping supervisees to conceptualize cases to assist in their use of techniques, and (5) providing feedback and formal evaluations in a timely, constructive manner. Multi-modal aspects of the methods of supervision will be highlighted, including the use of readings, audio-visual recordings, role-modeling, and role-playing. 

CE Learning Objectives

Following this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • 1.      To describe how to enact the multiple responsibilities of a clinical supervisor, and at least three methods of training.
  • 2.      To describe how to model professionalism, ethical behavior, cross-cultural sensitivity, and relational skills to supervisees.
  • 3.      To describe how to teach supervisees to "think like" CBT practitioners (i.e., to conceptualize cases).
  • 4.      To describe how to evaluate and give feedback to supervisees.

About Presenter

Cory F. Newman, Ph.D. is Director of the Center for Cognitive Therapy and Professor of Psychology, in Psychiatry, at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Newman is a Fellow of ABCT, and in 2019 he was the recipient of ABCT’s Outstanding Clinician Award. Dr. Newman has extensive experience as a CBT supervisor both at the University of Pennsylvania and through the Beck Institute’s international training programs. Dr. Newman is a global lecturer, having presented cognitive-behavioral therapy workshops and seminars throughout the U.S., as well as in twenty-three other countries. Dr. Newman is author of over 100 articles and chapters covering many topics related to cognitive-behavioral therapy, and he has authored or co-authored six books.

Target Audience

This workshop is designed for early career professionals who anticipate or have recently commenced providing CBT supervision, as well as more experienced CBT supervisors looking for a refresher course.. The instructional level of this presentation is INTERMEDIATE.

Continuing Education

  • Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists*. Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • This program provides two (2) hours of CE credits.
  • PBTA is also an authorized provider of CE credits for Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Clinical Social Workers licensed in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • Full attendance with video display is required to obtain CE credit for this program. APA guidelines do not permit PBTA to issue partial CE credits. No refunds are provided for CE programs. No exceptions allowed.
  • * PBTA does not currently offer CE to practitioners licensed in the state of New York.

Zoom video link will be sent to participants 48 hours before the event contingent upon membership being paid in full if membership rate was selected. NOTE: New membership period begins 2/1/23. Enrollment for non-members is automatically cancelled if registration fee is not paid within 15 minutes of registration.

Suggested Readings

Falendar, C. A., & Shafranske, E. P. (2014). Clinical supervision: The state of the art.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 70(11), 1030-1041.

Newman, C. F. (2013). Training CBT supervisors: Didactics, simulated practice, and “meta-supervision.” Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 27, 5-18.

Reiser, R. P., & Milne, D. L. (2014). A systematic review and reformulation of outcome evaluation in clinical supervision: Applying the fidelity framework. Training and Education  in Professional Psychology, 8(3), 149-157.

Yang, F. H., Dobson, K., Li, X. M., Hennebury, A., Gao, Y., et al. (2018). Cross-cultural supervision in cognitive-behavioral therapy: A case study. Cognitive and Behavioral  Practice, 25, 351-360.

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