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Digital Seminar

Two-Day Conference: Using DBT to Help Your Clients Manage Their Emotions


Speaker:
Sheri Van Dijk, MSW
Duration:
12 Hours 18 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Oct 22, 2014
Product Code:
POS046605
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy - it’s not just for Borderline Personality Disorder anymore!
  • Use DBT to treat emotion dysregulation in your clients
  • Help your clients get “unstuck” in therapy, and move them toward healing and recovery
  • Learn the four modules of DBT and how to effectively teach these skills to your clients

Join DBT expert Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, and learn how to use dialectical behavior therapy to treat clients with difficulties managing or regulating their emotions.

DBT is a tried and true method of treating emotion dysregulation, regardless of diagnosis. This seminar will make DBT more accessible to you the clinician. With emphasis on the flexibility and adaptability of DBT, you will improve your ability to use DBT skills with clients experiencing a variety of mental health problems, such as bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety. In this workshop, DBT will be de-mystified and you will learn how to use this highly effective and flexible therapy to better treat your clients and achieve positive results.

Through lecture and experiential exercises, you will explore the four modules of DBT: Core Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance and Interpersonal Effectiveness. Get the tools and strategies you need to improve the therapeutic relationship and prevent burn-out. Sheri’s practical, inspiring, and highly praised seminar will give you evidence-based skills that can be immediately put into practice.

OUTLINE

DAY ONE

THE FOUNDATIONS OF DBT

The Biosocial Theory and Emotional Dysregulation

  • Re-conceptualize BPD as a disorder of dysregulation
  • Emotion dysregulation in BPD and other psychiatric illnesses
  • Understand behaviors in context

Incorporate a Dialectical Perspective into Treatment

  • Reduce therapist burn-out and power struggles with clients through balanced thinking
  • Strategies to help clients get unstuck
  • Using a Dialectical framework across clinical populations
  • Dialectical dilemmas for clients
  • Dialectical dilemmas with adolescents and families
  • Therapist dialectics

The “B” in DBT: Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

  • Teach clients how to recognize their behaviors by teaching them about behavioral principles

STRATEGIES FOR THE INDIVIDUAL THERAPIST:

Using a DBT Diary Card and Structuring the Individual Session

  • Make the DBT diary card a foundation of individual sessions
  • Agenda-setting: provide structure to emotionally dysregulated clients
  • Observing limits procedures to reduce likelihood of therapist burn-out and model healthy relationships for clients

Problem-Solving Strategies

  • Using Behavioral Analysis and Solution Analysis to supercharge problem solving

The Elements of DBT Style

  • Irreverent communication
  • Reciprocal communication: validation and therapist self-disclosure

Dialectical Strategies

  • What they are
  • How to use them in sessions with clients

Suicide Risk Assessment and Management

  • Use research evidence to assess and manage suicide risk

DBT Skills Coaching

  • Providing consultation to the client between sessions
  • Improve skills generalization to all necessary environments

DBT Consultation Teams

  • Structure and Function of DBT consultation teams
  • Use the consultation team to stay adherent to DBT
  • Use the consultation team to reduce burnout
  • What to do if you don’t have a consultation team

DAY TWO OUTLINE

THE FOUR SKILLS MODULES

1. Mindfulness Skills and Strategies

  • Teach clients to increase awareness as away to decrease emotional suffering
  • Implement mindfulness to increase awareness and change problem behaviors
  • Teach mindfulness to a variety of client populations

2. Emotion Regulation Skills

  • Understand the “Emotion Mill”
  • Reduce vulnerability to emotions through lifestyle changes
  • Teach clients to offset emotional pain by building joy into their lives and being mindful of the current emotion
  • Use Opposite Action and Mood-Independent Behavior to regulate emotions

3. Distress Tolerance Skills

  • Help your clients get through crisis situations without making things worse by:
    • Distracting
    • Self-soothing
    • Considering advantages and disadvantages
    • Regulating physiology
  • Costs and benefits of problem behaviors
  • Skills to help manage stress and crises more effectively
  • Teach your clients to Reality Acceptance skills

Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

  • Teach clients to:
    • Form and maintain safe, healthy and balanced relationships
    • Set and prioritize goals in interpersonal interactions
    • Become more assertive
    • Improve self-respect

DBT Skills Training with Adolescents

  • Walking the Middle Path Skills

Options for Skills Training

  1. Teaching skills in a group format: What to do and how to do it
  2. Teaching skills individually

OBJECTIVES

DAY ONE

  • Describe the biosocial theory and how this applies to BPD and other disorders of emotion dysregulation.
  • Explain new ways of conceptualizing emotion dysregulation and the behaviors associated with this to reduce therapist feelings of burn-out and ineffectiveness.
  • Explain the basics of dialectics and some dialectical strategies for the individual session to help get clients unstuck and to build the therapeutic alliance.
  • Discuss behavior theory and the importance of these concepts to building stronger relationships with clients, and to assist clients in making behavioral changes.
  • Demonstrate tools for the individual session to help clients develop insight and move toward positive change.
  • Demonstrate a variety of mindfulness techniques to make mindfulness more understandable and acceptable to clients.

DAY TWO

  • Develop a more in-depth understanding of mindfulness through discussion of Core Mindfulness skills.
  • Explain skills in the Emotion Regulation module to give clinicians a basic understanding of how to teach these skills to clients to regulate emotions more effectively.
  • Demonstrate the distress tolerance skills that will help clients survive crisis situations and learn how to not act on urges.
  • Discuss Interpersonal Effectiveness skills and the importance of increasing and maintaining positive relationships in clients lives.
  • Discuss how these skills can be helpful in treating a wide array of psychiatric conditions and problems.
  • Demonstrate through discussion and exercises how to bring these skills together in treatment to help clients move toward healing.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, is a Canadian social worker who works both in private practice and in a community hospital, with clients diagnosed with severe mental illness such as bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, personality disorders and co-morbid substance abuse. Sheri has had extensive training in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness, and cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), and provides DBT-informed therapy in both individual and group settings.

Sheri is the author of DBT Made Simple (New Harbinger 2012), a book that teaches clinicians the “ins and outs” of providing DBT to clients with mixed psychiatric diagnoses. She has also written The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bipolar Disorder, Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens, and Calming the Emotional Storm, and is co-author of The Bipolar Workbook for Teens. The focus of these books is on teaching clients how to use mindfulness practice and DBT skills to help them live emotionally healthier lives.

Sheri is the winner of the R.O. Jones award for her research on using DBT with bipolar disorder, presented at the Canadian Psychiatric Association Conference in 2010, and this article was published in the Journal of Affective Disorders.


To order the book, Calming the Emotional Storm: Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Manage Your Emotions and Balance Your Life, please visit our product store.

To order the book, The Expanded Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Manual: Practical DBT for Self-Help, and Individual & Group Treatment Settings, please visit our product store.


 

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Sheri Van Dijk, MSW's Profile

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Mental Health Therapist

Southlake Regional Health Centre


Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, is a registered Social Worker who has been working in the mental health field since 2000, both at a community hospital outpatient clinic and now in her full-time private practice. Sheri works with clients aged 16 and older who are experiencing severe mental health problems; she has had extensive training in mindfulness and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and has been running DBT-informed groups since 2004.

Sheri is the author of eight books for both adults and teens, the focus of which is to teach clients how to use DBT skills to help them live emotionally healthier lives. She has also written DBT Made Simple, the aim of which was to make DBT more accessible to therapists working with diagnoses other than borderline personality disorder; and she has been presenting extensively in Canada and abroad with this goal as well. Sheri is the winner of the R.O. Jones award for her research on using DBT skills with bipolar disorder, presented at the Canadian Psychiatric Association Conference in September, 2010.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Sheri Van Dijk is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Sheri has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial:  Sheri Van Dijk is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, and other Mental Health Professionals

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