Skills Training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy: The Essentials

Start:
March 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am
End:
March 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Location
CSSW, 1255 Amsterdam Ave., New York 10027

Event Organizer

Office of Professional Excellence
Phone:
212-851-2513
Email:
Website:
//socialwork.columbia.edu/continuing-education/

This two-day workshop covers the fundamentals of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills: Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness. Participants learn how to plan, structure, and conduct DBT skills classes. This workshop also addresses the targets for skills training, as well as how to apply fundamental DBT strategies in skills training. Extensive teaching and use of clinical examples are used to illustrate specific skills training procedures, assignment and review of homework with clients, and troubleshooting common skills training obstacles. This course is designed for all mental health professionals who want to learn to teach DBT skills or to improve their teaching with clients. This training will include the original DBT skills as developed by Dr. Linehan, and will incorporate material from her recently published DBT® Skills Training Manual, Second Edition.

6.5 contact hours are available for NYS Licensed Social Workers

$450 single; $400 each for groups and alumni

Register Here