This program is for health care providers and allied health care professionals interested in enhancing their knowledge of DBT and integrating DBT into their practice settings. The professional affiliations of individuals attending this program include: psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, psychotherapists, counsellors, social workers, occupational therapists and nurses.
This course provides in-depth training on the implementation of DBT across disorders and settings. It is designed for clinicians who are interested in applying DBT with their patients whether or not they are involved in, or plan to implement, a comprehensive DBT program.
Topics covered include:
Theoretical Basis and Biosocial Theory
Treatment Overview and Goals
Mindfulness and Distress Tolerance
Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness