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Advanced Dialectical Behavior Therapy - Modules 1-4

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Articulate the theories of DBT and their importance.
  2. Assess the 5 Modes and Functions of DBT Treatment.
  3. Utilize the Stages of Treatment in DBT in your practice.
  4. Utilize a variety of DBT skills for treating mental health symptoms, chemical dependency and complex co-morbidity.
  5. Teach DBT skills in the areas of Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness.
  6. Articulate a variety of strategies for teaching DBT skills to clients.

Outline

Overview of DBT

Modes and Functions of DBT

Stages and Targets of DBT — Structuring the Treatment

The Diary Card

DBT Skills Training

Core Mindfulness Skills

Distress Tolerance Skills

Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

Emotion Regulation Skills

Copyright : 01/26/2017

Advanced Dialectical Behavior Therapy - Modules 5-8

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Integrate the theory and techniques of DBT into your clinical practice.
  2. Evaluate the communication/stylistic strategies used in DBT.
  3. Incorporate the behavioral chain analysis for specific target behaviors with clients.
  4. Utilize the six levels of validation in therapy sessions.
  5. Structure an individual session based on stage 1 target behavior.
  6. Teach the use of diary cards to reinforce use of DBT skills.

Outline

Movement, Speed, Flow and Dialectics

Communication/Stylistic Strategies

Stages and Targets of DBT — Structuring the Treatment

The Diary Card

The Behavioral Chain Analysis — The ingenuity of DBT

Core DBT Strategies: Validation

 

Copyright : 01/27/2017