DBT

Understanding the Basics of DBT

May 22, 2024 | Learning Opportunities, Uncategorized

A 4-Part Foundational Skills Series

This 4-part webinar series on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) offers an exploration of DBT’s core modules, designed to enhance the skills of students and new professionals. This series is designed to provide a foundational overview of DBT to cover the skills for mindfulness and how to help individuals stay present in the moment, regulate emotions and reduce emotional vulnerability, cope with crises and difficult situations without making them worse, and navigate interpersonal relationships effectively. Throughout the series, participants will gain valuable insights and practical techniques to support individuals in applying tools to their daily lives.

Participants must register for each session separately. Get more information about the series and presenter here.

Session 1 – June 4, 12p – Introduction to DBT & Strategies for Mindfulness – register

Session 2 – June 11, 12p – DBT Skills Training: Strategies for Distress Tolerance – register

Session 3 – June 18, 12p – DBT Skills Training: Strategies for Emotion Regulation – register

Session 4 – June 25, 12p – DBT Skills Training: Strategies for Interpersonal Effectiveness – register

Series Learning Objectives

  • Review DBT’s history and outline the DBT treatment structure and process
  • Explain the key components of DBT:
    • Mindfulness
    • Emotional regulation
    • Distress tolerance
    • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Understand mindfulness strategies and their importance in DBT
  • Review a case study and practical examples of using these skills with clients
  • Examine distress tolerance skills for navigating a crisis and intense emotions
  • Explore emotion regulation strategies and their importance in DBT
  • Discuss interpersonal effectiveness skills for maintaining effective relationships, setting boundaries, and communicating needs
  • Review a case study and practical examples of using these skills with clients

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