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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): Intensive Certification Training Course

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Objectives

  1. Discriminate DBT from the contextual model of therapy.
  2. Evaluate DBT research in light of the contextual model and the Evidence-Based Practice of Psychology (EBPP).
  3. Correlate DBT philosophies and interventions to the therapeutic factors that most improve treatment outcomes.
  4. Explore dialectic philosophies and their application in therapy
  5. Determine how the core assumptions of DBT are put into action in therapy
  6. Assess how DBT theory drives therapeutic interventions.
  7. Communicate how to balance validation and change strategies in clinical situations
  8. Integrate mindfulness techniques into therapy.
  9. Implement an effective therapy structure that includes identifying clear treatment goals
  10. Practice how to effectively teach the four standard DBT skills modules - mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness.
  11. Design teaching strategies for skills training sessions.
  12. Plan and teach supplemental DBT skills and modules.
  13. Practice DBT skills training techniques in small groups.
  14. Recommend how to seamlessly integrate DBT skills into individual therapy.
  15. Discriminate the DBT model from cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, and other treatment modalities.
  16. Practice a multi-layered approach to validation of clients’ thoughts and feelings.
  17. Establish balance validation with the most effective (and practical) methods of behavior change.
  18. Practice reciprocal and irreverent communication styles, to be utilized within the therapy session.
  19. Comment on the key differences between traditional cognitive interventions and DBT-style cognitive interventions.
  20. Practice therapy techniques with effective pacing, balance, and flow.
  21. Articulate when to use (and not to use) exposure techniques.
  22. Employ DBT diary cards and chain (change) analysis.
  23. Propose how to operate with consultative groups and treatment teams.
  24. Assess and manage self-injurious and suicidal behaviors with clear protocols and safety plans.
  25. Establish clear plans for crisis management, including psychiatric hospitalizations.

Outline

Copyright : 04/10/2016
DBT Skills Training for Children and Adolescents with Jean Eich, PsyD, LP: Rescuing the Dysregulated Child

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Articulate key components of effective DBT therapy and how it relates to clinical practice.
  2. Describe the biosocial model of pervasive emotional dysregulation disorders found in innately sensitive children and its impact on clinical practice.
  3. Utilize behavior modification strategies at the earliest stage of dysregulation to improve clinical outcomes.
  4. Teach parents how to implement skills training in the home environment to reinforce positive clinical outcomes.
  5. Apply DBT skills modules as they relate to a client’s development demographics.
  6. Articulate strategies to help reestablish stability and enhance learning in clients.

Outline

Developmental Theory and Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Adapt DBT to Key Childhood and Adolescent Disorders

Skills Training with Experiential Activities

Behavior Modification and DBT

Group Skills Format

Copyright : 30/06/2015