DBT Fundamentals I: How to Deal with Pain to Avoid Suffering (November, 2016)
November 18th – 19th, 2016
Who should attend? Clinicians and individuals interested in learning DBT therapy or those who have learned it and are interested in a refresher. Clinicians or individuals interested in Core Mindfulness and Distress Tolerance principles and skills.
Workshop description: This two day training explores the fundamentals of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT.) The terminology and basic concepts of DBT will be reviewed as well as ways to effectively apply the skills in the participant’s respective setting. This workshop will concentrate on the first two modules (Core Mindfulness and Distress Tolerance) to help clinicians understand concepts and techniques to help clients deal with pain and avoid suffering. This workshop will provide the participants a sound foundation and understanding of DBT concepts and principles. Lecture, role-play, rapid rehearsal and small group exercises will be used to teach DBT strategies.
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