DBT®Skills Essentials Workshop 18-19 September 2017 TELFORD
DBT®Skills Essentials Workshop 18-19 September 2017 TELFORDEvent Location
Monday 18 September, 2017Ending on:
Tuesday 19 September, 2017
This two-day workshop covers the fundamentals of DBT Skills: Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness. Participants learn how to set up a group, the group goals and guidelines, begin to teach skills, be a co-leader, identify and solve common problems in skills groups, make skills lectures come alive, give meaningful homework assignments, and review homework assignments in a way that promotes active engagement with different client populations and settings.
This course is designed for all mental health professionals who want to learn to teach or improve their teaching of DBT skills to clients.
This workshop will be of interest to clinicians who
- Have no previous knowledge of DBT but would like to know more about the approach.
- Are joining intensively trained DBT teams.
- Are interested in helping their clients become more skilful in managing a range of emotional and interpersonal difficulties.
- Would like to learn some of the 4 skills that the treatment employs to help clients with multiple diagnoses and impulsive behaviours (core mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness).
Senior Lead Trainer
Dr. Christine Dunkley is a senior trainer with biDBT. She left the NHS in 2012 after 30 years service to concentrate on her role as a consultant psychological therapist across the UK & Ireland. An honorary lecturer at Bangor University, her publications include ‘Teaching clients to Use Mindfulness skills’ (Routledge) and ‘Core components of DBT’ (DVD series) She is also chair of the Society for DBT
Dr Maggie Stanton is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist heading a team of psychological therapists in the NHS. She has 30 years experience of client work and supervising professionals from a range of backgrounds. She is a visiting lecturer at the University of Southampton for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is currently a clinical lead on a large Randomised Control Trial providing an adaptation of DBT to clients with treatment resistant depression.
Cost of Course: £400 ( excl VAT)
Early Bird discount £75 pp – Register by 31st June 2017
Groups of 4 & Over £300
Groups of 20 and over £260 pp