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DBT Skills Training: Extended™

Course Name:

DBT Skills Training: Extended™

Course Date:

1-5 August 2022

Course Location:

Live and Online via Zoom

Course Level:

2

Course Length:

5 days

Course Description

This 5-day extended workshop is a comprehensive training in the DBT Skills and is intended for those who are ready to make a serious commitment to the implementation of DBT Skills training to more effectively serve their programme participants. It allows participants to obtain an essential and enhanced knowledge base of Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness, as well as the programmatic context and training methods required to help patients move from skills acquisition to generalisation of skills into their natural environments.

Participants learn about the function of skills training in DBT, the structure of a DBT skills training programme, the content of each skills module, and the targets for DBT skills training. The intended purpose of the various skills and the rationale (including the evidence) for their inclusion in the treatment are addressed. It also provides an overview of the manner in which DBT conceptualises problems, as well as the behaviour change, validation, and dialectical strategies used across all modes of the treatment.

This course is our DBT Skills Training: Essentials™ and DBT Skills Training: Enhanced™ workshops combined and delivered over an extended period of five days. Clinical examples are used to illustrate specific skills training procedures.

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

  • Describe the key elements of DBT skills training.
  • Conduct DBT skills training.
  • Identify the targets for DBT skills training, explain the goals of the DBT skills modules and identify the strategies and procedures required for effective DBT skills training.
  • 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

No prerequisites needed to join this course.

Trainers

Dr Janet Feigenbaum

Dr Christine Dunkley

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:

£1,000 + VAT per person
€1,240 + VAT per person

Early Bird:

£810 + VAT Per Person
€1,000 + VAT per person

Early Bird Expiry:

1 July 2022

Group Rate:

4+ £750 + VAT per person OR 20+ £625 + VAT per person
4+ €900 + VAT per person OR 20+ €750 + VAT per person

Commissioned Courses Available:

Yes - for groups of 40+

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: Extended™
Location
DBT Training, Croesnewydd Hall,Wrexham Technology Park,Wrexham-LL13 7YP
Starting on
August 1, 2022
Ending on
August 5, 2022
"This 5-day extended workshop is a comprehensive training in the DBT Skills and is intended for those who are ready to make a serious commitment to the implementation of DBT Skills training to more effectively serve their programme participants. It allows participants to obtain an essential and enhanced knowledge base of Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness, as well as the programmatic context and training methods required to help patients move from skills acquisition to generalisation of skills into their natural environments. Participants learn about the function of skills training in DBT, the structure of a DBT skills training programme, the content of each skills module, and the targets for DBT skills training. The intended purpose of the various skills and the rationale (including the evidence) for their inclusion in the treatment are addressed. It also provides an overview of the manner in which DBT conceptualises problems, as well as the behaviour change, validation, and dialectical strategies used across all modes of the treatment. This course is our DBT Skills Training: Essentials™ and DBT Skills Training: Enhanced™ workshops combined and delivered over an extended period of five days. Clinical examples are used to illustrate specific skills training procedures. As a result of this training, participants will be able to: Describe the key elements of DBT skills training. Conduct DBT skills training. Identify the targets for DBT skills training, explain the goals of the DBT skills modules and identify the strategies and procedures required for effective DBT skills training. 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. "
Offer Price
GBP 1000