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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 how to conceptualize a case, how to understand treatment and how to apply DBT in individual therapy, skills training, milieu coaching and in consultation teams.  The course is one contiguous training delivered in 3 separate 3-day training sessions.  The curriculum emphasizes case-based learning (clinical examples) and experiential learning (role-plays, exercises, homework, and video) in order to teach clinicians to fully implement the DBT model

Learning Objectives: 

By the end of this three-day training participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the research behind DBT,
  • Describe how to structure DBT treatment,
  • Explain how to implement Diary Cards and Chain Analysis
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.