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Center for Deployment Preparedness Trainings

Center for Deployment Psychology


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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression Workshop (CBT-D)

Oct 8 -9, 2014

SUNY New Paltz, NY


The Institute for Disaster Mental Health is proud to host this training with the Center for Deployment Psychology. This intensive 2-day workshop provides training in the fundamentals of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression for civilian behavioral health providers. Depression in the military will be discussed, as will the theory underlying cognitive behavioral therapy. Participants will learn how to conceptualize depressed patients, plan treatment, and utilize both cognitive and behavioral strategies. Participants will have the opportunity to watch role-play videos and practice intervention strategies through their own role plays. 

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$90 General Rate
$45 Student Rate (limited seats available)
$20 for CE Credits. Participants must attend two, whole days to receive CE credits. Find CE information here

$10 per day lunch. 


Thank you to the SUNY New Paltz President's Office for supporting this training!

Learning Objectives:

1. Examine prevalence rates of depression in military populations and identify military specific implications regarding diagnosing and treating depression in Service Members.
2. Gain an understanding of the theoretical basis for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Depression.
3. Learn how to develop an individualized case conceptualization for patients based on the cognitive behavioral model.
4. Identify elements of CBT treatment and examine the components of CBT for Depression sessions.
5. Learn both cognitive and behavioral strategies utilized in CBT for Depression in order to modify unhelpful cognitions and behavioral patterns in Service Members.




0800-0815 Introduction/Check-In

0815-0935 Depression in the Military & CBT-D

0935-0950 BREAK

0950-1144 Cognitive & Behavioral Theory

1145-1300 LUNCH

1300-1310 Case Conceptualization

1425-1445 BREAK

1445-1530 Initial Phase of CBT-D (CBT Techniques Preview )

1540-1600 Homework Assignment/Wrap Up


0800-0815 Check-in/Homework review

0815-0930 General CBT-D Session Structure

0930-0945 BREAK

0945-1145 Middle Phase – Cognitive Strategies

1145-1300 LUNCH

1300-1330 Middle Phase – Cognitive Strategies (continued)

1330-1430 Middle Phase - Behavioral Strategies

1430-1445 BREAK

1445-1515 Later Phase & Consolidation of CBT Skills

1515-1545 Exercise – Review of CBT Skills

1545-1600 Homework Assignment/Wrap Up



About the Trainers:

Dr. Holly O'Reilly is a clinical psychologist and Lead, Traumatic Stress and Sexual Assault at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. O'Reilly earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a minor in Women's Studies from Northern Illinois University. While completing her dissertation on posttraumatic stress disorder, she served as a project manager at the National Center for PTSD, Women's Health Sciences Division. Dr. O'Reilly completed her trauma track residency at the Charleston Consortium and completed rotations at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center. She also was a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress. Her professional interests focus on the full spectrum of trauma recovery including assessment and treatment of PTSD, sleep disturbance following trauma exposure, treatment of borderline personality disorder, gender studies and the consequences of repeated trauma exposure.

Marjorie Weinstock, Ph.D. is the Lead for Military Families and CBT for Depression at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. She joined the CDP in 2009 as a deployment behavioral health psychologist at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. Prior to joining the CDP, Dr. Weinstock spent three years working for the Navy's Fleet & Family Support Program, where she provided counseling services to military members and their families. As a military spouse, Dr. Weinstock has a first-hand understanding of the demands of military service on the family. Her professional interests include deployment related mental health issues, the assessment and treatment of depression and PTSD, and the impact of military life on the family.


Previous Center for Deployment Trainings:

For information regarding the previous October 2013 training, visit