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, staff and peers the core set of DBT skills of this systematic cognitive-behavioral approach to working with individuals with severe dysfunctional behaviors. A core set of DBT skills will be taught in this training along with how teach these skills in group and individual formats as well as how to coach clients who have learned the skills to use them when they need them. The training will include video and other practice opportunities to teach and use DBT skills
By the end of this three-day training participants will be able to:
- Describe the core set of DBT skills
- Discuss how to teach these skills in group and individual formats
- Demonstrate how to coach clients who have learned the skills to use them when they need them.
This intermediate level course is intended for invited clinicians in the DBT provider agencies network