The Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Skills Group Program an innovative mental health program to support patients within primary care. The MSP-funded, physician-led program supports adult patients to improve their mental health. It’s a self-management course, delivered as an 8-week series of 90-minute group sessions, targeted at anxiety, depression & stress. It integrates basic neuroscience concepts with introductory mindfulness & cognitive behavioural therapy skills. ~ The program has helped thousands of patients across the province & 93% of completers report confidence in their ability to manage mental health symptoms.
THE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY:
As part of the program’s provincial spread, family physicians within select regions will be recruited to be trained as facilitators. Through the CME accredited advanced facilitator training program, which is longitudinal over 6-18 months, these physicians will become equipped to deliver the program as laid out in the CBT Skills Workbook, for virtual groups and/or in-person groups in the region.
Click the Physician FAQ link below for complete details – including the training, CME credits, and how physician facilitators offer the program once trained.