On-Demand: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Foundational Training


January 26, 2021 - January 27, 2021

Pricing: Basic Subscription: $270 Premium Subscription: $135 Unlimited Subscription: $90


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.

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

CE Details: 9.25 hours approved for Social Workers, Psychologists, Addiction Counselors, and LPCs

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