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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Certification Training



Dialectical Behavior Therapy is a powerful, evidence-based treatment that allows clinicians to provide positive outcomes for clients of all ages struggling with stress, depression, trauma, suicidal and self-destructive behaviors and a variety of other clinical presentations.

This 3-day Certification Training will build the core competencies you need to bring DBT into your clinical practice and effectively use it with a wide range of client types. In this 21-hour recording, you’ll be given a roadmap to treat individuals using the skills and techniques from DBT so you can help your most challenging clients reach new levels of healing.

Even if you’ve completed other Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) trainings, this program will increase your competency and clinical sophistication with DBT when working with adults, youth, substance users and trauma survivors in a wide variety of settings.

Best of all, this training meets the educational requirements when applying to become Certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (C-DBT) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and clients know that you’ve invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of using DBT in counselling. Professional and clinical experience standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/dcbt to get started!

Purchase today and get the skills and confidence you need to successfully help your clients with the power of DBT!

PESI, Evergreen Certification Institute, and Katelyn Baxter-Musser, LCSW, are not affiliated or associated with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, or her organizations.


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Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.5
Faculty:
Katelyn Baxter-Musser, LCSW, CDBT
Duration:
20 Hours 22 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jan 22, 2020
Product Code:
POS055335
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Access:
Never expires.

CPD


Continuing Professional Development Certificates - PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 20.5 hours CPD.

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Faculty

Katelyn Baxter-Musser, LCSW, CDBT Related seminars and products: 1


Katelyn Baxter-Musser, LCSW, CDBT, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in Maine where her areas of expertise include domestic violence, abuse, trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, grief and relationship issues.

Her clinical experience includes working for 10 years in various roles as a case manager, child and family therapist, and trauma therapist for several agencies and Native American reservations. Ms. Baxter-Musser served as the trauma healing services clinical coordinator for La Frontera Arizona, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing behavioral health counseling, crisis intervention and support to families and individuals facing domestic violence, abuse, hate crimes and other issues.

Ms. Baxter-Musser is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is a Certified EMDR therapist. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, the National Center for Crisis Management and the Maine Collaborative Law Alliance. She sits on the EMDRIA Standards and Training Committee and is the regional coordinator for the EMDRIA Southern Maine Regional Network.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Katelyn Baxter-Musser maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Katelyn Baxter-Musser is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.


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Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Explore the origins of Biosocial Theory and communicate the clinical implications of the theory.
  2. Specify how DBT skills can help clients identify unhealthy interaction styles.
  3. Characterize how mindfulness skills can empower clients to interpret situations in new ways and react in healthier ways.
  4. Communicate how clinicians can effectively teach DBT skills and encourage support and constructive feedback in a group setting.
  5. Establish ways in which clinicians can maximize client buy-in for DBT homework assignments.
  6. Determine how interpersonal skills training can be used with clients to improve relationships.
  7. Specify how DBT skills can be used to decrease the likelihood of compassion fatigue in clinicians.
  8. Characterize how DBT skills can be utilized to identify and overcome obstacles to changing emotions and reactive behaviours.
  9. Communicate ways in which DBT can be adapted for working with children and adolescents.
  10. Provide a brief explanation of how DBT can be used in working with trauma survivors.
  11. Establish how diary cards can be used by clients to monitor their emotions and track how they are using DBT skills to deal with challenges.
  12. Specify how a chain analysis can be effectively utilized with clients to help them gain insight into how they can change problem behaviours.
  13. Determine how opposite action strategies can be used by clients to reduce self-destructive urges.
  14. Support how interpersonal effectiveness exercises can be employed in therapy to help clients keep relationship without sacrificing their self-respect.
  15. Establish how a pros and cons list can help clients see the consequences of their actions and make better choices when they are faced with a difficult decision.
  16. Communicate strategies to confront therapy interfering behaviours and help clients overcome avoidance.
  17. Articulate how Dialectical Behavior Therapy interventions can help clients foster radical acceptance of traumatic events and reduce feelings of shame, guilt and fear.
  18. Specify how the STOP skills can help clients to manage crisis situations and prevent them from doing something impulsive they might regret later.
  19. Determine how clinicians can use the levels of validation to enhance the therapeutic alliance and teach clients to validate themselves.
  20. Establish how DBT skills can be used with clients to reduce self-harm and suicidal behaviours.
  21. Characterize how clinicians can help develop a client’s Wise Mind state so they can be more aware of less impulsive in their actions.

Outline

Foundations of DBT

  • Biosocial Theory
  • Characteristics of DBT
  • DBT as an evidence-based practice
  • Dialectics: the balance of acceptance and change

DBT in the Clinical Setting

  • Application of DBT in the individual and group therapy setting
  • Skills training methods
  • Validation strategies
  • Research and limitations

DBT Skills Training

Mindfulness: Cultivate the Skills at the Core of Successful DBT Therapy

  • Acceptance vs. judgement
  • Wise mind – achieve harmony between emotion and reason
  • Accessible exercises for building mindfulness skills
    • Observation – keep clients calm, centred and aware
    • Describe – overcome assumptions
    • Participation – release judgement and fear
  • Strategies for teaching mindfully and exercises for therapy

Interpersonal Effectiveness: Skills to Build Better Relationships and Lives

  • Tools to identify strengths
  • Balancing relationships with self-respect
  • Exercises and role play guidance on how to:
    • Develop healthy assertiveness skills
    • Enhance conflict resolution skills
    • Build empathy
    • Keep problems from building up
    • Resist pressure
  • Top strategies for changing behaviour

Emotion Regulation: Practical Skills for Healthier Emotions and Greater Resilience

  • Strong emotions and poor coping skills
  • How to change unwanted emotions
  • Reduce emotional vulnerability while practising self-care
  • Opposite action skills to reduce maladaptive behaviour
  • Emotion Regulation exercises
  • Self-soothing strategies that work
  • Learn the sleep hygiene protocol

Distress Tolerance: Skills to Cope with Painful Moments and Survive Crisis

  • Developing crisis survival and reality acceptance skills
  • 4 options to solving problems
  • Problem solving case studies
  • Using pros and cons to make decisions
  • STOP skills to manage crisis situations
  • The steps to practising radical acceptance
  • Tools to accept change

DBT in Clinical Practice

  • Analyzing behaviours; chain analysis & missing links analysis
  • Diary cards and homework with clients
  • Identify therapy interfering behaviours
  • Develop skills to identify and manage self-harming & suicidal behaviours

Self-Harm and Suicidal Crises: A Roadmap for Assessment and Intervention

  • Screening and assessment tools for self-harming behaviours
  • Interventions and treatment considerations for the self-harming population
  • Suicide risk as a skills deficit problem
  • Tools and techniques to assess for level of risk
  • Firearms, medications, and lethal-means restriction plans that work
  • Safety plans and crisis intervention

Adapt DBT with Different Populations

  • Children and adolescents
  • Trauma survivors
  • Substance abusers

DBT: The Therapist and Consultation Group

  • 3 ways to decrease therapist burnout
  • The characteristics of an effective DBT team
  • Integrating DBT into your practice

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Nurses

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Total Reviews: 66

Comments

Thomas D - WALTON, New York

"I would highly recommend"

Tina H - NEW YORK, New York

"Excellent program!"

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