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Changing Client Behavior in Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Skills Training and Coaching New Behavior (I)

CE Type: 
# of CE's: 
1.65 IACET CE's

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

Learning Objectives: 

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
Intended Audience: 

This introductory level course is intended for invited clinicians in the DBT provider agencies network

Instructional Level: 


Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire presentation and complete course evaluations as required in order to receive credits.