Dialectical Behavior Therapy is a powerful, evidence-based treatment that allows clinicians to provide positive outcomes for clients of all ages struggling with stress, depression, trauma, suicidal and self-destructive behaviors and a variety of other clinical presentations.
This 3-day Certification Training will build the core competencies you need to bring DBT into your clinical practice and effectively use it with a wide range of client types. In this 21-hour recording, you’ll be given a roadmap to treat individuals using the skills and techniques from DBT so you can help your most challenging clients reach new levels of healing.
Even if you’ve completed other Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) trainings, this program will increase your competency and clinical sophistication with DBT when working with adults, youth, substance users and trauma survivors in a wide variety of settings.
Better still, you’ll not only finish this recording with a powerful treatment approach, you’ll also have fulfilled the education requirements should you choose to pursue Certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy through Evergreen Certification Institute (visit evgci.com for details).
Purchase today and get the skills and confidence you need to successfully help your clients with the power of DBT!
PESI, Evergreen Certification Institute, and Katelyn Baxter-Musser, LCSW, are not affiliated or associated with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, or her organizations.
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CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. 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 professions standards.
Katelyn Baxter-Musser, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in Maine where her areas of expertise include domestic violence, abuse, trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, grief and relationship issues.
Her clinical experience includes working for 10 years in various roles as a case manager, child and family therapist, and trauma therapist for several agencies and Native American reservations. Ms. Baxter-Musser served as the trauma healing services clinical coordinator for La Frontera Arizona, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing behavioral health counseling, crisis intervention and support to families and individuals facing domestic violence, abuse, hate crimes and other issues.
Ms. Baxter-Musser is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is a Certified EMDR therapist. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, the National Center for Crisis Management and the Maine Collaborative Law Alliance. She sits on the EMDRIA Standards and Training Committee and is the regional coordinator for the EMDRIA Southern Maine Regional Network.
Financial: Katelyn Baxter-Musser maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Katelyn Baxter-Musser is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
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Explore the origins of Biosocial Theory and communicate the clinical implications of the theory.
Specify how DBT skills can help clients identify unhealthy interaction styles.
Characterize how mindfulness skills can empower clients to interpret situations in new ways and react in healthier ways.
Communicate how clinicians can effectively teach DBT skills and encourage support and constructive feedback in a group setting.
Establish ways in which clinicians can maximize client buy-in for DBT homework assignments.
Determine how interpersonal skills training can be used with clients to improve relationships.
Specify how DBT skills can be used to decrease the likelihood of compassion fatigue in clinicians.
Characterize how DBT skills can be utilized to identify and overcome obstacles to changing emotions and reactive behaviors.
Communicate ways in which DBT can be adapted for working with children and adolescents.
Provide a brief explanation of how DBT can be used in working with trauma survivors.
Establish how diary cards can be used by clients to monitor their emotions and track how they are using DBT skills to deal with challenges.
Specify how a chain analysis can be effectively utilized with clients to help them gain insight into how they can change problem behaviors.
Determine how opposite action strategies can be used by clients to reduce self-destructive urges.
Support how interpersonal effectiveness exercises can be employed in therapy to help clients keep relationship without sacrificing their self-respect.
Establish how a pros and cons list can help clients see the consequences of their actions and make better choices when they are faced with a difficult decision.
Communicate strategies to confront therapy interfering behaviors and help clients overcome avoidance.
Articulate how Dialectical Behavior Therapy interventions can help clients foster radical acceptance of traumatic events and reduce feelings of shame, guilt and fear.
Specify how the STOP skills can help clients to manage crisis situations and prevent them from doing something impulsive they might regret later.
Determine how clinicians can use the levels of validation to enhance the therapeutic alliance and teach clients to validate themselves.
Establish how DBT skills can be used with clients to reduce self-harm and suicidal behaviors.
Characterize how clinicians can help develop a client’s Wise Mind state so they can be more aware of less impulsive in their actions.
Foundations of DBT
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
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
Keep problems from building up
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
Additional Participant CE must be purchased for each additional viewer. These viewers will watch the video with the main registrant, but will have individual access to course handouts and CE Certificate. The standard price of this program includes the CE Certificate for the main viewer.