Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Continuing Education > Health Professional Development > Courses > Cognitive-behaviour therapy (HLSC 300)
This online course covers the main theoretical concepts and interventions of cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT), including therapeutic approaches, intervention techniques, CBT skills and strategies, and the use of CBT as an evidence-based treatment approach for individuals with certain mental health disorders. The course also addresses the application of CBT theoretical principles to clinical practice.
This course is designed for professionals working in the mental health field, including therapists, nurses, counsellors, social workers, and psychologists.
By the end of this course, students will
Textbook not included in tuition fee. Contact the Douglas College Bookstore for prices and ordering information.
At registration, submit copies of
Greenberger, D. & Padesky, C. A. (1995). Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel By Changing the Way You Think. New York: The Guilford Press.
Available through the Douglas College Bookstore.
Interactive online course in Blackboard
Due to the nature of an online delivery, the student will be expected be proficient in computer skills including email, adding attachments, navigating the internet etc. Resources for getting started with Blackboard are available online to help get the student comfortable in the Blackboard environment.
Grade will be assessed on completion of
Minimum grade to pass is C (60%).
6 months (200 hours) from course start date
A Continuing Education course certificate is issued on successful completion.
Registration and course start
Registration is easy; simply complete the CE-HS Registration Form and submit it to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with proof of completion of the pre-requisite requirements. Payment of the tuition fee must accompany registration.
Instructions on how to access your course materials will be emailed to you by the Program Assistant within five (5) business days prior to your chosen course start date.
*for fall semester, registration will open Aug 12, 2019