Introduction to Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Date: Thursday 6/8/23
Time: 9:00a-12:15p MST
CEUs offered: 3
Presented by: Charles K Roberts EdD LPCC-S
Modality: Live, Interactive Session with Activities & Discussion
Attendance: This training is offered 100% in person (no recordings or digital attendance available)
• Location: Regis University
St. Peter Claver, S.J. Hall Rm 307
3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, CO 80221
Cost: Free for Colorado Clinicians (Space is limited to 25 participants)
To Receive Course Credit Participants Must:
• Attend and engage with the entire training.
• Complete the post-training evaluation.
• Certificates will be sent (via Email) within seven business days of confirming attendance and receiving the evaluation.
Links to Access Material:
• To training evaluation (to be submitted once training is completed): The link will be shared 2-3 days before the training, as well as during the training.
This program provides an overview of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for providers who are interested in how this evidence-based modality can be used effectively to help clients manage a wide range of symptoms (including high risk behaviors). Participants will review the theoretical foundations of DBT as well as how DBT therapy is structured to best support clients. This training acts as a primer that would help clinicians understand whether more extensive training in DBT would benefit their clinical work. While very helpful, this three hour program is not sufficient to equip therapists with the knowledge and skills necessary to be considered fully competent within DBT.
• Participants will be able to recognize the fundamental theory, principles, and structure of DBT training.
• Participants will be able to recall the DBT treatment hierarchy, recognize the DBT diary card, and understand how to apply both in their individual clinical work.
• Participants will associate DBT skills with client target behaviors and understand where to get further (in depth) training on DBT.
Audience & Skill Level:
• Introductory- this presentation is designed for clinicians who do not have previous experience with DBT. As such, no previous experience or training in DBT is necessary to benefit from attending this program.
9:00-9:30 An overview of Behaviorism and fundamental DBT Theory
9:30-9:45 Review the structure of DBT Therapy
9:45-10:00 Discuss the treatment hierarchy
10:00-10:30 Overview of the DBT diary card
10:45-11:00 an overview of DBT Skills class
11:00-11:30 a brief overview of the DBT skills
11:30-12:15 Review phone coaching, safety planning, and risk management
12:15- Q&A, Discussion, Evaluations
Charles Roberts is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Supervision (LPCC-S) in the state of Ohio. He is also the VP of counseling for Mindfully LLC. He has decades of experience in both research and the clinical application of DBT with a wide range of clients. As a dialectical behavioral therapist, Charles has developed the specialized skill of working with clients engaged in patterns of difficult and maladaptive behaviors such as chronic suicidal thinking and behavior, self-harm, eating disorders, or substance abuse. He is equally passionate about helping other clinicians learn how DBT may also improve their own clinical work.
Ohio CSWMFT Approval
This training is approved for counselor, social work, and marriage and family therapy continuing education. In addition, it is approved by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board for chemical dependency continuing education. Check CE Broker for detailed breakdown of CE types (provider number 50-24074).
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
Mindfully has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7322. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Mindfully is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
For questions, comments or concerns:
Please contact TrainingCenter@Mindfully.com or via telephone: 513-939-0300
• Grievance policy: If you are dissatisfied with your experience, please feel free to share this with us via email: TrainingCenter@mindfully.com or via telephone: 513-939-0300, or via your program evaluation. All complaints will receive a response within seven business days outlining actions taken and proposed responses which may include issuing a refund, credits for future trainings, updating course content or taking appropriate action with presenters, among others.
• Request for Accommodations: Should any accommodations enhance your program experience, please contact us via email: TrainingCenter@mindfully.com or via telephone: 513-939-0300, to explore what options you may have.
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