After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Define the cognitive behavioral elements of treatment for depression .
  2. Describe how to provide basic psychoeducation to patients with depression about the cognitive behavioral approach to treatment.
  3. Explain how to assess patients for adherence to medical therapy.
  4. Identify barriers to inadequate medical adherence.
  5. Apply evidence-based behavioral techniques to improve adherence to medical therapy.
  6. Describe how to engage patients to utilize self-management tools for behavioral activation, stress management, and problem solving.

Joseph Greer, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital

Tara Traeger, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

Dr. Greer is a consultant for Concerto Health AI, receives grant/research support from Gaido Health/BCG Digital Ventures, and receives royalties from Springer Humana Press.

None of the other members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
02/04/2020 - 10:00am to 3:00pm EST
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St.
Mass Mutual Conference Room 4
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 4.50 APA American Psychological Association
    Baystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • 4.50 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 4.50 NASW Smith CE Credits
    This program was approved for 4.50 Continuing Education Credits by Smith College School for Social Work and assigned authorization number E20-55 in accordance with Continuing Education Regulation 258 CMR, Category I, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 4.50 NBCC
    Baystate Health is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBC requirements. The ACEP solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

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