DBT Skills & Strategies for Front Line Staff™
DBT Skills & Strategies for Front Line Staff™Course Date:
7 - 8 February 2022Course Level:
2 daysCourse Continuation Date:
Effective training in DBT skills requires acquisition, strengthening, and generalisation. These two days focus on the role of clinical frontline support staff in strengthening and generalising the skills DBT clients are taught. This training emphasises the importance of proactively rehearsing skills as a means of preventing problems in the milieu. Specific strategies are taught that increase clients’
willingness to rehearse skills, as well as strategies for coaching clients in the use of skilful behaviour when in crisis. This training is appropriate for those who have an interest in, and are familiar with, DBT skills training in milieu settings with adolescents or adults.
- Understand the necessity of acquisition, strengthening, and generalisation in effecting lasting and positive change.
- Describe the importance of behavioural rehearsal in strengthening and generalising skills.
- Identify strategies for engaging behavioural rehearsal in strengthening and generalising skills.
- Demonstrate strategies for coaching skills to prevent escalations in the milieu.
- Demonstrate balance in using acceptance and change based skills coaching
No Pre-requisites needed to join this course but it is advisable to have some previous training in DBT
The much awaited updated edition of Dr. Marsha Linehan’s Skills Manual. This step-by-step guide is a comprehensive resource providing vital tools for implementing DBT Skills Training.
£400 + VAT Per PersonEarly Bird:
£325 + VAT Per PersonEarly Bird Expiry:
7th November 2021Group Rate:
4+ £300 + VAT Per Person OR 20+ £250+ VAT Per PersonCommissioned Courses Available:
Yes - For Groups 20+
|Level 1: Introduction to DBT: Learn the basic principles of DBT and decide if it is right for you and your clients|
|Level 2: Therapy Essentials: Apply DBT principles and how DBT skills can integrate into your existing practice. You may also choose to offer DBT skills training groups.|
|Level 3: Comprehensive Training in Standard DBT: Implement a full DBT program, based on the original model developed and researched by Dr. Marsha Linehan|
|Level 4: Advanced DBT Training and Adaptations: Learn how to adapt DBT for special populations (e.g., children, adolescents)|