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This course will provide health care professionals with an integrated approach to the therapy and management of patients with dental fear with particular reference to the principles of CBT in dental fear treatment.
2 days, 9am-5pm.
Next course (booked out): Friday 21st September 2012 (Day 1), Friday 9th November 2012 (Day 2)
BRC floor 16, King’s College London, Guy’s Campus
Professor Tim Newton and Dr Koula Asimakopoulou
Who is it for?
General and specialist dental practitioners, psychologists, consultants in dental health, and other professionals involved in dental fear treatment.
The course will discuss:
- How adults and children can be encouraged to engage in behaviours which enhance their oral health and overcome anxiety
- Principles of CBT in dental fear and successful therapy steps, including replacing unhelpful thought patterns and improving patients’ ability to cope
- Assessing patients with dental fear, using highly efficient tools
- Graded exposure and cognitive interventions; long term management of patients with high levels of dental fear
- Setting-up a successful dental psychology service.
£995.00 – this includes a copy of the book Cognitive Behaviour Techniques for Adults with Dental Fear: A Toolkit (T. Newton/ K. Asimakopoulou/ C. Boyle/ S. Scambler/ S. Scott), published by the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry in conjunction with Shancocks Limited (2011), all course materials, refreshments, snacks and lunch on each course day.
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