FSA EBRR, Cognitive Processing Therapy 2022

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Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide,  1/2022 Cognitive Processing Therapy is an evidence-based intervention for the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. In a 12-session format, this intervention combines cognitive techniques with written exposure therapy to address negative effects, intrusive images, dysfunctional thoughts, and avoidance behavior.


Time Frame
Hours This program is typically completed in 10-12 hours.
Needs Addressed Cognitions, Mental Health, and Trauma
Program Delivery To ensure program fidelity and proper credit, Cognitive Processing Therapy must be delivered by Psychology Services staff.
Institution Locations Available at all BOP institutions.