ELENA NICOLETA BORDEA, ANGELO PELLEGRINI THE ROLE OF THE COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTION IN THE SOCIAL-PROFESSIONAL REINTEGRATION OF THE UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE The unemployment, especially the repeated and long-term unemployment, can cause in time, stress vulnerability, negative cognition regarding to oneself, world and future. The distructive consequences of the unemployment lend quite well, as a form of therapeutic intervention, to a cognitive behavioral approach which has the purpose of a faster social and occupational reintegration and the increase of the life quality of the unemployed persons. The objective was to prove the positive influence of the cognitive behavioral therapeutic intervention regarding the level of social-professional reintegration of the unemployed. Participants included in the survey were 432 people (224 women and 208 men) from the urban area, being unemployed, selected using the method of simple random sampling, divided through stratified randomization in two groups. A cognitive behavioral therapeutic intervention was applied to the experimental group and no therapeutic intervention was applied to the witnessing group. It has been observed that there are significant differences between the initial unemployment condition and the final unemployment condition, in which a part of the unemployed were reintegrated socially-professionally after 6 months after the cognitive behavioral therapeutic intervention. The experimental group (to which therapy was applied) experienced a reintegration degree double (36.57%) comparing to the witnessing group (19.44%) where no therapeutic intervention was performed. The cognitive behavioral therapeutic intervention increased the degree of the social-professional reintegration of the unemployed.