2023 Broaching and Cultural Formulations in Psychotherapy October 20th

October 20, 2023

Over the course of our 2-day training, participants will be introduced to foundational skills in broaching and cultural formulations and the role they play in psychotherapy, and will be given opportunities to acquire and practice skills. Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to use the Cultural Formulation Interview to conduct semi-structured interviews that assess a patient's unique cultural identity. The learner will also be more comfortable broaching aspects of their own identities, patient's identities, and possible interactions between the two, within the therapy context.

Target Audience

Western Psychiatric Hospital Clinical Psychology Interns and Intern Supervisors.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 APA
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/20/2023 - 10:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/20/2023 - 12:00pm EDT

10am: Brief intro to the day and group meet-and-greet (5min)

10:05: Presentation on the principles of broaching, research related to clinical outcomes

10:45: Group discussion, Q&A

11:00: Small group role play of broaching techniques

11:45: Group discussion, Q&A

12:00pm Adjournment

 Live training virtually

Rebecca Price, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Sarah Pedersen, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Faculty Disclosure
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer psychology continuing education by the American Psychological Association.  University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Psychologists completing this course receive 2 continuing education credits.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 APA
  • 2.00 Attendance
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Questions? Please contact Rebecca Price by email at pricerb@upmc.edu.