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Eric Schmidt PP

Eric Schmidt Presents

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Two-Day Foundational Training

Now Available On-Demand

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9.25 CE Credits

$92.50 (One-Time Fee)

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About the CE Credits Offered
CE Details: 9.25 Clinical, Diagnosis

Counselors: This program has been approved for 9.25 CE clock hours in Ethics by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

Addictions Counselors: This course has been approved by, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Counseling Services.

Social Workers: 9.25 Credits - Click here to review Accreditation

Psychologists: 9.25 Credits - Click here to review Accreditation

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About Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt is the CEO of New Roads Behavioral Health, a successful behavioral health care organization. He has worked in the behavioral health and substance abuse field for the past 31 years, performing in key executive level positions since in mid-1990’s. He has been a CEO since 2006.

Eric received his Bachelors in Science in Psychology from Colorado State University. He boasts both a Masters of Science in Social Work, which he received from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Masters of Business Administration from University of Phoenix Santa Fe.

In addition to his business and administrative acumen, Eric is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist, personally providing a variety of clinical services utilizing a range of techniques and theoretical designs. In particular, he has extensive clinical experience working with addiction, borderline personality disorder, trauma, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Eric loves to train and teach. He teaches workshops around the country for organizations and conferences. The workshops focus upon Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, culture-building, etc. Further, Eric is adjunct faculty for the University of Utah School of Social Work, where he teaches a variety of clinical and professional development courses.
Eric enjoys spending time with his family. He likes exercising, reading, and learning. He is an ardent SCUBA diver, traveling to relatively exciting places to dive. Eric founded New Roads Behavioral Health, which primarily and uniquely serves clients with severe persistent mental illness, addiction, and personality disorders. He is the Founder and Past President of the Utah Association of Addiction Treatment Providers. He also assists as a member of several national organizations for behavioral health, tirelessly advocating for clients on both the national and state levels.

About the Workshop

This course is designed to introduce students to the foundations of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). It includes an exploration of Borderline Personality Disorder from a psychosocial perspective. Students are introduced to frameworks for Behavioral Strategies, Dialectics, and Acceptance. They also learn how those frameworks apply to providing DBT-informed therapy and assessment. Throughout the course emphasis is placed on the importance of comprehensive, individualized assessment and intervention.

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Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the biosocial theory of the etiology of disorders
  • Know basic components and applications of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Identify diagnostic criteria related to Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Appreciate a model of early childhood development and deviations in development that increase vulnerability to disorders of the self
  • Comprehend foundations and modes and functions of DBT
  • Be able to demonstrate effective validation strategies
  • Conduct basic behavioral analysis and suggest more effective behaviors
  • Understand how to integrate Dialectics into DBT practice
  • Gain basic knowledge of DBT skills
  • Participate in mindfulness activities

How to Register

To register for the workshop, you will need to complete the following steps:

  1. Click the "Register" button to begin the registration process.
  2. You MUST have a profile to attend this event. You will be directed to sign up or sign in to before being able to complete your registration. Once you sign up or sign in you will be directed to the workshop registration page to complete your registration.
  3. You MUST use the email address associated with your profile at registration. This is important for tracking purposes.
  4. You will be able to access the event by visiting the "My Events" page within your profile. Please access the event link at this page at least 15 minutes prior to the event's start time to be directed to the Zoom registration page.
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Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions!

System Requirements

- A desktop, laptop, or mobile device
- An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
- Speakers and a microphone
- A webcam or HD webcam

Recorded Content Statement:

This session is being recorded for future on-demand continuing education.

You have no obligation to appear or speak in the recording. You can turn off your video and participate under an alias if you choose. If you choose to participate in an identifiable way, you agree to being recorded and authorize the use of the recording for continuing education purposes. The information shown in this presentation is the sole intellectual property of the presenter(s) and is not to be used or duplicated without first-party permission.

By participating, you agree to adhere to expectations of appropriate conduct and the ethical standards of your appropriate licensing board. maintains the right to remove anyone during this session at any time. The following are strictly prohibited:
Language or behavior that is obscene, illegal, or offensive, including but not limited to sexual harassment, hate speech, etc
Giving out personal information about another person, including home address and phone number

By participating, you reaffirm your agreement to comply with the User Terms & Conditions.