Full Course Description

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Children and Adolescents: Rescuing the Dysregulated Child

Program Information


  1. Determine the critical “ingredients” for effective DBT therapy.
  2. Articulate the biosocial model of pervasive emotional dysregulation disorders found in innately sensitive children.
  3. Utilize behavior modification strategies at the earliest stage of dysregulation.
  4. Determine the importance of structure in both skills training and home environments and how to teach parents or care providers to implement these strategies.
  5. Determine how to adapt each skills module to reflect the language of the child.
  6. Determine the role of parents/therapists/care providers and how to reestablish a safe and loving structure that enables the child to learn and generalize skills.


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