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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Part C: Practice Based Learning

This course is held under the auspices of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Ontario. 

Description and Learning Objectives

​Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Practice Based Learning is designed to address the frequent problem areas encountered when treating patients with multiple co-occurring disorders. The aim of this course is to provide clinicians with consultation on applying DBT to manage problematic behaviours whether or not the clinician is involved in or plans to implement a comprehensive DBT program.  There will be an emphasis on practice exercises, role plays and experiential exercises to help clinicians learn effective strategies.

 
* Participants are expected to be applying DBT with at least one or two patients.
 

Target Audience

This course is designed for people who want to make a serious commitment to learning how to treat individuals using DBT.  Participants are expected to be applying DBT with one or more patients. The pre-requisite for this course is An Introduction to DBT-Part B.
 
* Participants are expected to be applying DBT with at least one or two patients.
 

Time/Date/Location

February 25 - April 15, 2015
 
8 Evening Sessions (Wednesday)
 
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario

Eli Lily Centre Room 2022

 

Delivery Method

​In Class

There are 4 spots available for people living outside of the GTA who wish to participate via Adobeconnect.  If interested please contact robyn.steidman@camh.ca after submitting your registration.

Cost

$650 

 
Cancellations and Refunds
A $100.00 handling fee will be deducted upon cancellation. Refund requests by fax or email must be received 2 weeks before start date. In addition, The fees are non transferable.
 

Cancellation of Courses

Should this course be cancelled for any reason CAMH is not responsible for lost monies for accommodations, flights or other incidentals.
 

Faculty

Carmen Wiebe, MD, FRCPC is a staff psychiatrist in the Borderline Personality Disorder Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.  She offers individual therapy, group skills training and medication management within the Dialectival Behaviour Therapy programme.  She coordinates University of Toronto psychiatry resident exposure to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.  She also teaches extensively across Ontario on BPD and DBT, and has received national and international teaching awards.

Robert J. Cardish, MD, FRCPC is the Senior Psychiatrist in the CAMH BPD Clinic and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.  With over 20 years experience in treating BPD, he has practiced DBT for five years.  He is a co-investigator in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research multi-site trial of treatments for BPD and has given numerous presentations on BPD.
 
Shira Green MSW, RSW is a therapist in the Borderline Personality Disorder clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and adjunct lecturer in the faculty of social work at the University of Toronto.  She joined CAMH in 2002 after receiving her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan.  In addition to her clinical work, Shira is involved in the coordination, development and facilitation of training programs on Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.  She is the event co-corrdinator of the DBT Certificate Program at CAMH.

Alex Smith, MSW, RSW is a therapist in the Borderline Personality Disorder at CAMH, where she practices group and individual Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.  She joined CAMH in 2008 after receiving her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto.  Prior to joining the BPD clinic, Alex worked in Rainbow Services where she offered addictions and mental health treatment to LGBT clients with concurrent disorders.
 
 

Requirements /  Prerequisites

An Introduction to DBT-Part B or equivalent.

Priority will be given to participants who attended Part B at CAMH.
 

Certification/Credits

 ​DBT: Practice Based Learning qualifies as part of the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Certificate Program. For more information, please contact Shira Green at 416-535-8501 ext. 36683 or e-mail shira.green@camh.ca

Accreditation

 For more information, please contact Shira Green at 416-535-8501 ext. 36683 or e-mail shira.green@camh.ca

Affiliation/Partnership

​University of Toronto

Course Resources

​The reading requirements for this course are Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder by Marsha Linehan.

Registration

Please click the link below to register:


Cancellations and Refunds

 A $100.00 handling fee will be deducted upon cancellation. Refund requests by fax or email must be received 2 weeks before start date.

Cancellation of Courses
CAMH reserves the right to cancel any program due to under-enrolment, or any course due to work stoppages, instructor illness or inclement weather. If a course is cancelled CAMH is responsible for refunding only the course fee.

 

Contact

For more information please contact:

Robyn Steidman
Education Assistant
robyn.steidman@camh.ca

 

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