Integrative Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents: Systemic, Cognitive-Behavioral and Contextual

Porto Alegre / RS
  • Target Audience:

    Psychologists and Doctors

  • Total workload

    460 class hours

  • Period

    From April 2020 to March 2022 (Holidays in February and July)


  • Categoria 1:Estudantes de graduação, alunos CEFI, professores CEFI sênior

    Taxa de Inscrição de R$ 180,00 e 24 parcelas de R$ 640,00 ou 30 parcelas de R$ 560,00 com boleto bancário
  • Categoria 2:Demais profissionais

    Taxa de Inscrição de R$ 360,00 e 24 parcelas de R$ 640,00 ou 30 parcelas de R$ 560,00 com boleto bancário
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National and international teachers. Supervised live practice in unidirectional mirror.


Maria Augusta Mansur and Adriana Zilberman


Inaugural Class: Dr. Carmem Beatriz Neufeld (SP)

Carmem Beatriz Neufeld is a PhD Professor 2 in the Department of Psychology and is part of the Graduate Program in Psychology at the Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Ribeirão Preto - FFCLRP of the University of São Paulo - USP. She is also the coordinator of the Cognitive-Behavioral Research and Intervention Laboratory - LaPICC-USP at the same university.

She is Vice-President of the Latin American Association of Cognitive Psychotherapies (ALAPCO) - Management 2015-2018. He was president of the Brazilian Federation of Cognitive Therapies (FBTC) - Management 2011/2013, re-elected for Management 2013-2015. He has a CNPq Productivity Scholarship level 2 since 2013 and has more than 20 articles and more than 30 published book chapters. She is a Post-Doctor in Psychology (subarea: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy), by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro


The faculty is composed of professionals national and international with extensive experience and knowledge, among them:
Victor Hugo Fabris (Argentina)
Psychologist graduated from the University of Palermo in Argentina, has training in DBT, emotional regulation and Mindfulness by Behavioral Tech / Argentina, and graduated directly from Ph.D Marsha Linehan in advanced training in DBT, a world-renowned researcher and therapist in the technique.
Chris McCurry (United States)
Ph.D. With a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nevada-Reno (USA). Acts as a Clinical Psychologist in childcare at Associates in Behavior and Child Development (ABCD, inc.) In Seattle, WA. Author of several technical books for the treatment of children in psychotherapy by the cognitive framework. Check out his bibliographic production:
Adrian Fantini (Argentina)
Specialist Physician in Psychiatry. Universidad del Salvador of Buenos Aires. Specialist in Legal Medicine from Universidad Barcelo; He was a resident and residency supervisor at Hospital B. Moyano also in Buenos Aires. She worked at the Systemic Family Therapy Service - Hospital Sant Pau in Barcelona (ES) and is a Therapist trained in Cognitive Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy at the Foro and Beahvioral Tech Foundation.
Currently she supervises practice in Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine in Córdoba / AR, and coordinator of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy team at CIPCO - Córdoba / AR

Program content

Principles of Psychopathology in Childhood and Adolescence

Principles of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Children and Adolescents

Main of General Systems Theory

Family structure / settings

Crisis theory and symptom formation

Differentiation and individuation process

Human Development - Childhood and Adolescence

Normal and Atypical Child Development


Behavioral Functionality

John Bowlby's Theory of Attachment

Parenting Styles and Marital Problems - Effects on children's behavior

How does the family context impact the development of children and adolescents?

Parental alienation (divorced and married couples)

Initial sessions, Initial assessment and Cognitive conceptualization

Cognitive and Behavioral Models

Cognitive and Behavioral Techniques Workshop

Parent Training

Intervention in School Context

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Separation Anxiety Disorder

Social Phobia

Selective Mutism

Social Skills Training

Panic Disorder

Specific Phobias

Bipolar Disorder and other related disorders

Major Depressive Disorder and Dysthymia.

Depressive Disorders: - Disruptive Mood Disruption Disorder

Psychopharmacology in Childhood and Adolescence

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and other related disorders

Trauma and Stress Related Disorders

Defiant Opposition Disorder

Intermittent Explosive Disorder

Conduct Disorder

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for adolescents

DBT in schools (regulation of emotions in the school context)

Violence and Mistreatment, Sexual Abuse

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Metacognition - Use of characters as a therapeutic resource

Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Chemical Dependence in Adolescence

Dependence on Technologies

Spectrum of Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Periodic Eating Compulsion Disorder and Obesity

Enuresis and Encopresis

Fundamentals of Schema Therapy in Children and Adolescents

Maladaptive Initial Schemes

Mindfulness for children and teenagers

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with children and adolescents

Grief in childhood and adolescence

Scientific Methodology