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12 Hours 08 Minutes
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27 Sep, 2018
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This online program is worth 12.25 hours CPD.
Jean Eich, PsyD, LP, is a Licensed Psychologist and has experience working in hospital, school, private practice, and community mental health settings. She has provided DBT services for 8+ years at the largest DBT clinic in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Dr. Eich has developed, facilitated, and coordinated DBT programming for adolescents and their parents. Additionally, she has written curriculum and facilitated programming for adults with mental illness and developmental delays and has helped to design and maintain studies examining clinical outcomes of DBT programs. Dr. Eich is an adjunct assistant professor in the Masters of Counseling and Psychological Services program at St. Mary’s University. She currently serves clients at her private practice, Maplewood Psychology, where she continues to assist adults and adolescents with a variety of mental health concerns. Dr. Eich is also the author of Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training with Adolescents: A Practical Workbook for Therapists, Teens & Parents (PESI, 2015).
Financial: Jean Eich has an employment relationship with Watercourse Counseling Center; Fairview Hospitals; and Maplewood Psychology. She is an adjunct assistant professor at Saint Mary’s University. Dr. Eich is an author for PESI Publishing & Media and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Jean Eich is a member of the American Psychological Association; and the Minnesota Psychological Association.
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Integrate the theory and techniques of DBT into your clinical practice.
Teach DBT skills in the areas of Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness.
Incorporate how to integrate DBT skills for individual and group therapy treatment.
Utilize DBT skills for treating mental health symptoms, chemical dependency and complex co-morbidity.
Designate additional tools and resources for implementing DBT in a clinical setting.
Articulate a variety of strategies for teaching DBT skills to clients.
Recommend how to seamlessly integrate DBT skills into individual therapy.
Discriminate the DBT model from cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, and other treatment modalities.
Practice a multi-layered approach to validation of clients’ thoughts and feelings.
Employ DBT diary cards and chain (change) analysis in clinical practice.
Propose how to operate with consultative groups and treatment teams.
Assess and manage self-injurious and suicidal behaviors with clear protocols and safety plans.
History & Philosophy of DBT
- Dialectics explained
- Core philosophies in practice
- Skills training techniques
Distress Tolerance Skills
- Grounded in the present while being connected to past & future
- Using core skills to achieve “Wise Mind”
- Learn classic and innovative mindfulness skills
- Mindfulness exercises
Emotional Regulation Skills
- Building frustration tolerance
- Utilizing crisis survival strategies and plans
- Learn classic and innovative Distress Tolerance skills
- Distress Tolerance exercises
Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills
- Understanding emotions and reducing vulnerability
- Incorporating self-care, opposite action and building positive experience
- Learn classic and innovative emotional regulation skills
- Emotional regulation exercises
DBT in Practice in relationships
- Balance in relationships
- Objective, relationship and self-respect effectiveness
- Learn classic and innovative interpersonal effectiveness skills
- Interpersonal effectiveness exercises
- Understanding how therapy works: The Contextual Model
- Evidence-based practice
- Maximizing therapeutic factors, DBT-style
- Essential elements and functions of DBT revisited
- Structure as a therapeutic factor
- Structuring the therapy environment
- Identifying treatment targets: suicidality, self-injurious behavior (SIB), therapy-interfering behavior (TIB), and other targets
Best Methods of Changing Behaviors
- Levels of validation
- Validation as an informal exposure technique
Communication Styles: Reciprocal and Irreverent Consultation Group
- Self-monitoring with the diary card
- Behavioral contingencies
- DBT-style cognitive interventions
- Behavior Chain (Change) Analysis
- Increase your motivation
- Develop effective responses
- Qualities of effective treatment teams
Next Steps: Develop Your Proficiency in DBT
Please Note: PESI is not affiliated or associated with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, or her organizations.
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