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DBT Skills Training: Enhanced™

Course Name:

DBT Skills Training: Enhanced™

Course Date:

7-9 February 2022

Course Location:

Live and Online via Zoom

Course Level:

2

Course Length:

3 days

Course Description

This 3-day advanced workshop is intended for those who have prior knowledge of DBT, and who want to enhance their learning to improve their work with their clients. It provides an in-depth look into DBT Skills within Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness, as well as the training methods required to help patients move from skills acquisition to generalisation of skills into their natural environments. The intended purpose of the various skills and the rationale (including the evidence) for their place in the treatment are addressed. Clinical examples are used to illustrate specific skills training procedures.

Participants will learn key teaching points for the various skills.

DBT skills are one of 4 modes of standard outpatient DBT. Whilst attendance at this workshop is expected to enhance clinical work, the workshop will not result in participants knowing how to conduct full DBT. For those who want to implement a full DBT programme we recommend completion of the comprehensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Intensive Training™.

Primary Objective:
As a result of this training, participants will be able to conduct DBT skills training.

Learning Objectives:
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the evidence, convey the rationale, teach the skills, and identify situations where Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Emotion Regulation skills can be helpful.
  • Demonstrate the following: strategies for increasing client motivation; the ability to manage questions, conversations and comments in skills training; the ability to manage interactions among skills training participants; how to solve problems that arise during skills training class.
  • Employ strategies for creating an engaging skills training class where specific skills are identified to help with specific and relevant situations, where patients are motivated to engage in skills and behavioural rehearsals and where questions and activities are used to assess skills deficits.
  • Conduct missing links analyses of incomplete homework assignments as well as chain analyses in the context of skills training classes.

Prerequisites to Training:
Before participating in this course, participants must have completed any of the following:

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Foundational Training™
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Intensive Training™
  • DBT Skills: Essentials™

This course relies on Dr. Marsha Linehan’s DBT® Skills Training Manual, Second Edition, and participants should have this book available during the course.

Prerequisites

Must have completed one of the following courses; DBT Skills Training: The Essentials™, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Intensive Training™ OR Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Foundational Training™

Trainers

Dr Christine Dunkley

Dr Christine Dunkley

Consultant Trainer

amy gaglia

Amy Gaglia Essletzbichler

Consultant Trainer

 

Supporting Materials

dbt book

DBT Skills Manual

£35.00

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.

 

Course Costs

Course Cost:

£600 + VAT per person

Early Bird:

£485 + VAT per person

Early Bird Expiry:

9 January 2022

Group Rate:

£450 + VAT – Groups of 4+
£375 + VAT – Groups of 20+

Commissioned Courses Available:

Yes - For Groups 20+

Course Levels

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 programme, 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)

Summary
Event
DBT Skills Training: Enhanced™
Location
DBT Training, Croesnewydd Hall,Wrexham Technology Park,Wrexham-Wrexham
Starting on
February 7, 2022
Ending on
February 9, 2022
This 3-day advanced workshop is intended for those who have prior knowledge of DBT, and who want to enhance their learning to improve their work with their clients. It provides an in-depth look into DBT Skills within Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness, as well as the training methods required to help patients move from skills acquisition to generalisation of skills into their natural environments. The intended purpose of the various skills and the rationale (including the evidence) for their place in the treatment are addressed. Clinical examples are used to illustrate specific skills training procedures.
Offer Price
GBP 600