Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
There are pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) as listed below:
Pre-implementation assessments are given to training attendees prior to their first day of training and on the last day of training to assess their knowledge and level of comfort with CPT techniques. These are currently only used within VA trainings, and can be obtained from CPTforPTSD@gmail.com. Non-VA workshops require the online training prior to attending.
Formal Support for Implementation
There is formal support available for implementation of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) as listed below:
Training and consultation is available for therapists who are conducting CPT. Refer to cptforptsd.com for more information.
There are fidelity measures for Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) as listed below:
A fidelity checklist overviewing each session of CPT is available. Contact CPTforPTSD@gmail.com for a copy.
Implementation Guides or Manuals
There are implementation guides or manuals for Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) as listed below:
Resick, P. A., Monson, C. M., & Chard K. M. (2017). Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD: A comprehensive manual. New York: Guilford Press.
The book includes free downloads of all the treatment materials on the Guilford website.
For manuals in other languages, please refer to CPTforPTSD.com for PDF copies of the manuals.
Research on How to Implement the Program
Research has not been conducted on how to implement Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT).