Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was developed in the 1980’s and was published as a manualized evidence based treatment in 1993. This course is designed to teach clinicians, line staff and paraprofessionals the core set of DBT skills of this systematic cognitive-behavioral approach to working with individuals with severe dysfunctional behaviors. The skills are also helpful for clinicians, staff, peers to manage their own emotional responses to stressful circumstances. A core set of DBT skills will be taught in this training along with how teach these
By the end of this three-day training participants will be able to:
- Describe how to teach DBT Skills,
- Explain DBT Coaching Strategies,
- Discuss implementation of DBT Consultation Team
This introductory level course is intended for invited clinicians in the DBT provider agencies network
Participants must attend entire presentation and complete course evaluations as required in order to receive credits.