Dates for Training:
Tuesday, February 9–8:30am-12:30pm
Thursday, February 11–8:30am-12:30pm
Tuesday, February 16–8:30am-12:30pm
Thursday, February 18–8:30am-12:30pm
Participants must complete all 4 sessions to get full course credit.
This course is designed to introduce students to the foundations of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). It includes an exploration of human psychosocial development in the context of diverse communities. Students are introduced to frameworks for Behavioral Activation, Dialectics, and Acceptance. They also learn how those frameworks apply to providing DBT-informed therapy and assessment. Throughout the course emphasis is placed on the importance of comprehensive, culturally sensitive, individualized assessment and intervention.
8:30-10:15am Mindfulness and Understanding BPD
10:30-12:30 Role Play/Introduction to DBT
8:30-10:15am Mindfulness and Introduction to DBT
10:30-12:30 Introduction to DBT
8:30-10:15am Mindfulness and Dialectics
8:30-10:15am Mindfulness and Validation/Contingency management
10:30-12:30 Contingency management