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In-Person Seminar

3-Day Dialectical Behavior Therapy Certification Training


Speaker:
Steven Girardeau, PsyD
Duration:
3 Full Days
Product Code:
LIP056220
Brochure Code:
JAL88973
Media Type:
In-Person Seminar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD
Location:
Jacksonville Public Safety Building - Jacksonville, North Carolina

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Description

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is so popular because it works!

It even works with your most difficult clinical cases from suicidal and self-injurious behaviors to depression, anxiety, trauma, and substance use disorders.

Join internationally recognized DBT expert, speaker and author Dr. Steve Girardeau in this 3-Day Certification Training and learn the DBT skills, tools, and techniques to transform your practice and finally see results with clients who have been chronically stuck.

Whether you’re interested in putting together a DBT Program, or simply want to add DBT to your eclectic or integrative style, Dr. Steve Girardeau makes DBT accessible, practical, and gives you the confidence to bring this approach straight to your clients.

Best of all, upon completion of this live training, you’ll be eligible to become Certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (C-DBT) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and clients know that you’ve invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of using DBT in counselling. Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/CDBT for details.

Sign up today and get the skills and confidence you need to successfully help your clients with the power of DBT!


CERTIFICATION MADE SIMPLE!

  • No hidden fees – PESI pays for your application fee (a $249 value)!
  • Simply complete this live event and the post-event evaluation included in this training, and your application to be Certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy through Evergreen Certifications is complete.*

Attendees will receive documentation of C-DBT designation from Evergreen Certifications 4 to 6 weeks following the program.

*Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/CDBT for professional requirements.

Credit

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



* Credit Note - *

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate. For the in-person event, after attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will need to log into their online account to complete the online evaluation (and, if applicable for your profession, the online post-test with 80% passing score). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, Q&A, and others. After completion of the evaluation (and post-test, if applicable), participants can download/print their certificate of completion. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance will be available in the attendee online account after completion of the evaluation and online post-test (if the test is required for your profession). An adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be sent within 30 days (if your board allows).

Continuing Education Information: Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live, in-person event only. Please note, your state licensing board determines which credit types are acceptable for continuing education hours. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


Counselors - Counselors

This activity consists of 21.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Social Workers - Social Workers - National ASWB ACE

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2023 - January 27, 2026. Social workers completing this course receive 21.0 Clinical continuing education credits.

 

Course Level: Intermediate Format: In-person.  Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

 

Canadian Social Workers: Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Psychologists - North Carolina Psychologists

This course is designed to meet the Category B Requirements of the North Carolina Psychology Board, provided it is within the scope of practice of psychology. Please retain all documents to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This activity consists of 21.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. 


Marriage & Family Therapists - Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 1260 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Addiction Counselors - Addiction Counselors - Generic

This activity consists of 21.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Nurses - Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - ANCC

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses in full attendance will earn 21.0 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 1260 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



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Speaker

Steven Girardeau, PsyD's Profile

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Steve Girardeau, PsyD, is the director of clinical services for Mental Health Systems (MHS), one of the largest DBT-specialized practices in the Midwest. He has overseen the care of thousands of clients including clients with co-morbid major mental health and personality disorders. Dr. Girardeau has worked in non-profit community mental health clinics, in private practice and in multi-clinic settings. He has been a therapist for over two decades, specializing in providing clinical services to clients with serious and persistent mental health diagnoses as well as personality and chemical use disorders. Dr. Girardeau served as the president of the Minnesota Psychological Association in 2017 and is active in that organization’s executive committee, governing council, and legislative and payer committees. He is also a member of a number of advocacy and policy committees and advisory groups in Minnesota. Dr. Girardeau is also politically active in the service of psychology and the needs of clients as the head of the MPA PAC, a political action committee for the state of Minnesota.

Dr. Girardeau has worked as a clinician, clinical director, training director, program supervisor and a clinical team consultant. He has extensive training in the treatment of chronic mental health conditions, most especially in the provision of DBT services. Dr. Girardeau began his DBT training 16 years ago as a practicum student at MHS, he received training through group shadowing, participation in DBT specific trainings (including ones presented by Dr. Linehan), and one on one and group supervision for DBT training. He was one of the early team leaders certified by the State of Minnesota for the provision of adherent DBT services. As the leader of a state certified program, Dr. Girardeau attended a number of state sponsored DBT trainings. He has provided trainings at regional conferences, local seminars and created training programs in the areas of DBT, abuse, crisis management and safety planning, clinical work with clients with personality disorders, and treatment of clients with dual disorders. He has co-developed and implemented new clinical programming for a range of mental health diagnoses.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Steven Girardeau has an employment relationship with Mental Health Systems. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Steven Girardeau is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Minnesota Psychological Association.

 


Steve Girardeau is not affiliated or associated with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, or her organization.

 


Alternate Dates

3-Day Dialectical Behavior Therapy Certification Training
Mon, Nov 11, 2024 - 08:00am to Wed, Nov 13, 2024 - 04:40pm EST - Product Code LIP056220
Atlanta, Georgia

Objectives

  1. Analyze the origins of Biosocial Theory and communicate the clinical implications of the theory.
  2. Determine how DBT skills can help clients identify unhealthy interaction styles.
  3. Determine how mindfulness skills can empower clients to interpret situations in new ways and react in healthier ways.
  4. Demonstrate how clinicians can effectively teach DBT skills and encourage support and constructive feedback in a group setting.
  5. Develop ways in which clinicians can maximize client buy-in for DBT homework assignments.
  6. Determine how interpersonal skills training can be used with clients to improve relationships.
  7. Determine how DBT skills can be used to decrease the likelihood of compassion fatigue in clinicians.
  8. Demonstrate how DBT skills can be utilized to identify and overcome obstacles to changing emotions and reactive behaviors.
  9. Devise ways in which DBT can be adapted for working with children and adolescents.
  10. Appraise how DBT can be used in working with trauma survivors.
  11. Demonstrate how diary cards can be used by clients to monitor their emotions and track how they are using DBT skills to deal with challenges.
  12. Effectively utilize a chain analysis with clients to help them gain insight into how they can change problem behaviors.
  13. Determine how opposite action strategies can be used by clients to reduce self destructive urges.
  14. Support how interpersonal effectiveness exercises can be employed in therapy to help clients keep relationship without sacrificing their self-respect.
  15. Utilize a pros and cons list that can help clients see the consequences of their actions and make better choices when they are faced with a difficult decision.
  16. Apply strategies to confront therapy interfering behaviors and help clients overcome avoidance.
  17. Determine how Dialectical Behavior Therapy interventions can help clients foster radical acceptance of traumatic events and reduce feelings of shame, guilt and fear.
  18. Specify how the STOP skills can help clients to manage crisis situations and prevent them from doing something impulsive they might regret later.
  19. Determine how clinicians can use the levels of validation to enhance the therapeutic alliance and teach clients to validate themselves.
  20. Employ DBT skills that can be used with clients to reduce self-harm and suicidal behaviors.
  21. Develop a client’s Wise Mind state so they can be more aware and less impulsive in their actions.

Outline

Foundations of DBT
  • Biosocial Theory
  • Characteristics of DBT
  • DBT as an evidence-based practice
  • Dialectics: the balance of acceptance and change
DBT in the Clinical Setting
  • Application of DBT in the individual and group therapy setting
  • Skills training methods
  • Validation strategies
  • Research and limitations

DBT SKILLS TRAINING

Mindfulness: Cultivate the Skills at the Core of Successful DBT Therapy
  • Acceptance vs. judgement
  • Wise mind – achieve harmony between emotion and reason
  • Accessible exercises for building mindfulness skills
    • Observation – keep clients calm, centered and aware
    • Describe – overcome assumptions
    • Participation – release judgement and fear
  • Strategies for teaching mindfully and exercises for therapy
Interpersonal Effectiveness: Skills to Build Better Relationships and Lives
  • Tools to identify strengths
  • Balancing relationships with self-respect
  • Exercises and role play guidance on how to:
    • Develop healthy assertiveness skills
    • Enhance conflict resolution skills
    • Build empathy
    • Keep problems from building up
    • Resist pressure
  • Top strategies for changing behavior
Emotion Regulation: Practical Skills for Healthier Emotions and Greater Resilience
  • Strong emotions and poor coping skills
  • How to change unwanted emotions
  • Reduce emotional vulnerability while practicing self-care
  • Opposite action skills to reduce maladaptive behavior
  • Emotion Regulation exercises
  • Self-soothing strategies that work
  • Learn the sleep hygiene protocol
Distress Tolerance: Skills to Cope with Painful Moments and Survive Crisis
  • Developing crisis survival and reality acceptance skills
  • 4 options to solving problems
  • Problem solving case studies
  • Using pros and cons to make decisions
  • STOP skills to manage crisis situations
  • The steps to practicing radical experience
  • Tools to accept change
DBT in Clinical Practice
  • Analyzing behaviors: chain analysis & missing links analysis
  • Diary cards and homework with clients
  • Identify therapy interfering behaviors
  • Develop skills to identify and manage self-harming & suicidal behaviors
Self-Harm and Suicidal Crises: A Roadmap for Assessment and Intervention
  • Screening and assessment tools for self-harming behaviors
  • Interventions and treatment considerations for the self-harming population
  • Suicide risk as a skills deficit problem
  • Tools and techniques to assess for level of risk
  • Firearms, medications, and lethal-means restriction plans that work
  • Safety plans and crisis intervention
Adapt DBT with Different Populations
  • Children and adolescents
  • Trauma survivors
  • Substance abusers
DBT: The Therapist and Consultation Group
  • 3 ways to decrease therapist burnout
  • The characteristics of an effective DBT team
  • Integrating DBT into your practice

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses
  • Mental Health Professionals

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