Core Clinical Training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy – Part II


# of CE's: 31


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 2 separate 5-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 Five-Day training participants will be able to:

  • Describe how to assess for behaviors incorporated into DBT case conceptualization,
  • List steps in creating a DBT case conceptualization,
  • List and describe DBT interventions targeted at the DBT case conceptualization

Intended Audience:

Selected Staff from DBH/IDS Residential Programs

Instructional Level:


Completion Requirements:

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