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In-Person Seminar

3-Day: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Certification Training


Faculty:
Charles Jacob, Ph.D.
Duration:
Three Full Days
Product Code:
LIP056020
Brochure Code:
DED85843
Media Type:
In-Person Seminar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD | Live Webinar  4
Location:
Dedham, Massachusetts
Available Dates:

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Description

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 just 3 days 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 attended 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.

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 $249.99 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.

PESI, Evergreen Certification Institute, and Charles Jacob, Ph.D., are not affiliated or associated with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, or her organizations.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live event. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether live activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. 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 cepesi@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.

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.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.


Addiction 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.


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.


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. 


Massachusetts Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity has been certified by NEAFAST on behalf of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health & Human Services Professions, for LMFT professional continuing education. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 21.0 contact hours. Certification #: PC-041196.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

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.


Psychologists & Physicians

Physicians: PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Psychologists: The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. This activity consists of 21.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Certificates of attendance will be issued for you to submit to your state licensing board to recognize for continuing education credit.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2020 - January 27, 2023. Social Workers completing this Live Interactive course receive 21.0 Clinical continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


Social Workers (NASW)

This Live program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886759332-6019) for 21.0 continuing education contact hours in Social Work.


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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Faculty

Charles Jacob, Ph.D. Related seminars and products


Charles Jacob, Ph.D., is a psychologist with over 15 years of clinical experience conducting and overseeing the delivery of mental health services to individuals with severe mood and personality disorders as well as their families. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania branch of the American Counseling Association and maintains a robust private practice in the suburbs of Philadelphia as a licensed psychologist, professional counselor and marriage and family therapist.

In addition to training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy for the treatment of borderline personality disorder, Dr. Jacob is an expert in Cognitive Therapy and a highly regarded clinician and scholar. He is a recipient of PCA's David W. Hall Advocacy Award and has been a featured interview in Counseling Today as well as NPR's The Pulse.

Dr. Jacob is a full-time faculty member in the Human Development Quantitative Methods Division at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. He received his PhD from The Pennsylvania State University and completed a year of additional training at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Charles Jacob is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Charles Jacob is a member of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association; American Counseling Association; and the American Mental Health Counseling Association.

 


Additional Info

Program Information

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Live Event Schedule

Please note: There will be a 60 minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


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. Demonstrate 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 acceptance
  • 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
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Substance Abuse Disorders Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Mental Health Professionals

Reviews

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Overall:      4.2

Total Reviews: 6

Comments

Andi B

"Dr Jacob made the material interesting and creating a warm, supportive learning community."

Karen R

"Excellent Presentation!"

TOI C

"Wish there was some time set aside to focus on the use of DBT skills with other populations-but I understand why it wasn't in this case. I don't work with adults often so while I learned a great deal I will have to work much harder to integrate those skills into my practice. "

CASSANDRA M

"Perhaps it was the nature of being thrown off due to changing our lecture from in person to online seminar, but things appeared very disjointed and there were many questions on the exam I do not feel were covered or touched on at all during the session."

Brenda F

"Excellent presentation especially as it was Dr. Jacob's first run through for a webinar. He was great with fielding questions from our group."

CRYSTAL W

"Dr. Jacob was amazing!"

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