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The Four Modules of Dialectical Behavior Therapy:
12 Week (12 CE) Workshop

The Four Modules of Dialectical Behavior Therapy

This is a 12 session, 12 hour class.

 

Classes are all scheduled for Thursday Mornings

April 28 - July 14, 2022

8:30 AM EST - 9:30 AM EST.

 

The training will discuss the use of validation and dialectics to help move clients towards change. The four modules of DBT: Mindfulness, Distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness will be discussed. Examples from real life situations will be provided. 

 

Each session is recorded. If you miss any sessions , you can watch them later.  Earn 12 CE Credit.

 

DBT training course outline

DBT Part 1: History of DBT - Previously Recorded

The development of DBT from its original title of CBT for borderline personality disorder (BPD) will be discussed.

  1. The limitations of CBT in treating borderline personality disorder will be discussed.

  2. The way that DBT addresses the limitations of CBT in treating BPD will be discussed.

        855- 920 what is DBT- 

  1. The use of dialectics as a new way of thinking will be discussed.

  2. The combination of behavioral change skills and humanism will be discussed.

  3.  The use of validation to help move patients towards change will be discussed.  The six ways to validate will be discussed in depth later in the training. 

  4. DBT assumptions. 

The assumptions made in DBT and how they relate to treatment will be discussed. 

  1. Wrap up/ review

 

 

DSMV definitions

  1. DSMV definitions for borderline personality disorder will be described.

  2. Other disorders that can be treated with DBT will be discussed. 

  1. Common symptom presentation will be described.

  1. Applications of symptoms in clinical settings will be discussed 

  2. Applications of symptoms in school and other settings will be discussed.

3. BPD risk factors

                855.920 Comorbid disorders 

 The comorbid disorder of Bipolar, Anxiety and other cluster B personality disorder, as well as how to treat these disorders together with BPD will be discussed.

                920-930

1. Wrap up/ review

     

1. The use of DBT in the treatment of BPD will be discussed.

2.  The use of DBT in the treatment of oppositional defiant disorder will be discussed

      3.  The use of DBT in the treatment of OCD will be discussed.

      4.  The use of DBT in the treatment of Anxiety will be discussed.

       Explanations of why and how these disorders can be treated with DBT will be discussed 

855-920 DBT limitations

  1. The reasons OCPD is not treated with DBT will be discussed.

  2. The reason some other cluster b personality disorders are not treated with DBT will be discussed.

  3.  The reasons Schizophrenia is not  treated with DBT will be discussed

  4.  The reasons why Autism Spectrum Disorder is not treated with DBT will be discussed.

Explanations   why DBT is not effective for these issues will be provided.

920 -930

1. Wrap up review

 

          1. The elements of DBT individual sessions will be discussed.            

2. Skills groups, and their incorporation to one on one session, will be discussed.

3.  How to use Phone coaching and the need to discuss boundaries will be discussed.

4.  The Consultation team concept will be described.

 855-920 Validation.

All six validation techniques and how they are used to help move people towards change will be discussed.

920-930 

Wrap up/ review

 

  A description of the 3 states of mind in DBT (wise mind, emotional mind, rational mind) will be provided.

The following mindfulness skills will be described:

1. Observe 

2. Describe

3. Participate 

            4. Non judgmentally

    5. One mindfully

            6. Effectively

            A Discussion of how to implement these mindfulness techniques will follow the description.

855- 920 mindfulness practice exercises will be taught

1. The use of music as a mindfulness exercise will be demonstrated.

2. Other mindfulness exercises will be demonstrated 

920-930

  1. Wrap up review

      

DBT Part 6: Emotional Regulation - Previously Recorded

830 -855 Emotional regulation 

      1. Analyzing behavior-The effect of emotional regulation other parts of BDT will be discussed.

      2. A Chain analysis –showing the interplay of vulnerability links, trigger links, and behavior will be demonstrated

     

855-920 chain analysis continued

  1. Different uses of chain analysis will be demonstrated with case examples.

  2. A brief description of the use of Dairy cards in DBT will be discussed.

 920-930

1 wrap up review

    

DBT Part 7: Reduce Vulnerability - Previously Recorded

830-855 the following emotional regulation skills will be discussed.

      1. Please 

      2. Build Mastery

      3. Build positive experience

        Examples of how these can be used in real time sessions will be demonstrated.

855- 920 behavioral skills

  1. The skills of opposite action to emotion will be discussed. The implementation of these skills with different emotions will be demonstrated. 

  2. Various uses of opposite action to emotion with case examples will be demonstrated.

            920-930

  1. Wrap up/ review

 

The purpose of Distress tolerance skills will be discussed.

  1. The appropriate timing of these skills will be discussed

Case examples will be provided to help illustrate these skills.

855-920 distress tolerance continued

  1. Suicide prevention skills will be discussed

  2. Self-harm prevention skills will be discussed

DBT Protocols for these skills will be demonstrated. 

920-930

  1. Wrap up/ review

 

DBT Part 9: Distress Tolerance Continued - Thursday, June 23, 2022, 8:30 AM EDT

The Distract skills for distress tolerance will be discussed Specific uses of these skills for specific problems will be discussed.

 855-920 Distress tolerance continued

  1. The skill of Wise mind accepts will be discussed. Followed by a 

Discussion of how to use these skills to decrease distress and stop little problems from becoming big problems. (Arrested for speeding ticket story)

920-930

  1. Wrap up/ review

     

DBT Part 10: Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills - Thursday, June 30, 2022, 8:30 AM EDT

The Purpose of skills- including why they needed and how to get client buy in will be discussed.

  1.  The use of these skills to prevent invalidation will be discussed case examples will be provided.

  2.  The use of these skills to prevent aggression will be discussed .Case examples will be provided.

   855-920 

  1. Methods to connect Interpersonal effectiveness skills and emotional regulation skills will be discussed.

  2.  Methods to connect Interpersonal skills and distress tolerance skills will be discussed.

920-930

  1. Wrap up/review

 

DBT Part 11: Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills Continued - Thursday, July 07, 2022, 8:30 AM EDT

 Skills of objective effectiveness such as Dear Man will be discussed the use of these skills to effectively advocate and to learn to say no will be demonstrated

  1. Relationship effectiveness skills will be discussed. The  use of these skills to build relationships will be discussed

  2. Self-respect effectiveness skills such as Give Fast will be discussed. The use of these skills to enhance self-respect and self-validation will be discussed.

920-930

Wrap up review

 

DBT Part 12: Case Presentations - Thursday, July 14, 2022, 8:30 AM EDT

Case presentation 1/ the case type will be determined by request.

  855-920

  1. Case presentation 2/ the case type determined by request.

  920/930 wraps up review

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The Four Modules of Dialectical Behavior Therapy:
12 Week (12 CE) Workshop

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The Four Modules of Dialectical Behavior Therapy

This is a 12 session, 12 hour class.

 

Classes are all scheduled for Thursday Mornings

April 28 - July 14, 2022

8:30 AM EST - 9:30 AM EST.

 

The training will discuss the use of validation and dialectics to help move clients towards change. The four modules of DBT: Mindfulness, Distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness will be discussed. Examples from real life situations will be provided. 

 

Each session is recorded. If you miss any sessions , you can watch them later.  Earn 12 CE Credit.

 

DBT training course outline

DBT Part 1: History of DBT - Previously Recorded

The development of DBT from its original title of CBT for borderline personality disorder (BPD) will be discussed.

  1. The limitations of CBT in treating borderline personality disorder will be discussed.

  2. The way that DBT addresses the limitations of CBT in treating BPD will be discussed.

        855- 920 what is DBT- 

  1. The use of dialectics as a new way of thinking will be discussed.

  2. The combination of behavioral change skills and humanism will be discussed.

  3.  The use of validation to help move patients towards change will be discussed.  The six ways to validate will be discussed in depth later in the training. 

  4. DBT assumptions. 

The assumptions made in DBT and how they relate to treatment will be discussed. 

  1. Wrap up/ review

 

DBT Part 2: Diagnostic Criteria for BPD - Previously Recorded
 

DSMV definitions

  1. DSMV definitions for borderline personality disorder will be described.

  2. Other disorders that can be treated with DBT will be discussed. 

  1. Common symptom presentation will be described.

  1. Applications of symptoms in clinical settings will be discussed 

  2. Applications of symptoms in school and other settings will be discussed.

3. BPD risk factors

                855.920 Comorbid disorders 

 The comorbid disorder of Bipolar, Anxiety and other cluster B personality disorder, as well as how to treat these disorders together with BPD will be discussed.

                920-930

1. Wrap up/ review

     

DBT Part 3: Diagnosis Appropriate for DBT Treatment - Previously Recorded
1. The use of DBT in the treatment of BPD will be discussed.

2.  The use of DBT in the treatment of oppositional defiant disorder will be discussed

      3.  The use of DBT in the treatment of OCD will be discussed.

      4.  The use of DBT in the treatment of Anxiety will be discussed.

       Explanations of why and how these disorders can be treated with DBT will be discussed 

855-920 DBT limitations

  1. The reasons OCPD is not treated with DBT will be discussed.

  2. The reason some other cluster b personality disorders are not treated with DBT will be discussed.

  3.  The reasons Schizophrenia is not  treated with DBT will be discussed

  4.  The reasons why Autism Spectrum Disorder is not treated with DBT will be discussed.

Explanations   why DBT is not effective for these issues will be provided.

920 -930

1. Wrap up review

 

DBT Part 4: Components of DBT Treatment - Previously Recorded

          1. The elements of DBT individual sessions will be discussed.            

2. Skills groups, and their incorporation to one on one session, will be discussed.

3.  How to use Phone coaching and the need to discuss boundaries will be discussed.

4.  The Consultation team concept will be described.

 855-920 Validation.

All six validation techniques and how they are used to help move people towards change will be discussed.

920-930 

Wrap up/ review

 

DBT Part 5: Mindfulness & Wise Mind - Previously Recorded
  A description of the 3 states of mind in DBT (wise mind, emotional mind, rational mind) will be provided.

The following mindfulness skills will be described:

1. Observe 

2. Describe

3. Participate 

            4. Non judgmentally

    5. One mindfully

            6. Effectively

            A Discussion of how to implement these mindfulness techniques will follow the description.

855- 920 mindfulness practice exercises will be taught

1. The use of music as a mindfulness exercise will be demonstrated.

2. Other mindfulness exercises will be demonstrated 

920-930

  1. Wrap up review

      

DBT Part 6: Emotional Regulation - Previously Recorded

830 -855 Emotional regulation 

      1. Analyzing behavior-The effect of emotional regulation other parts of BDT will be discussed.

      2. A Chain analysis –showing the interplay of vulnerability links, trigger links, and behavior will be demonstrated

     

855-920 chain analysis continued

  1. Different uses of chain analysis will be demonstrated with case examples.

  2. A brief description of the use of Dairy cards in DBT will be discussed.

 920-930

1 wrap up review

    

DBT Part 7: Reduce Vulnerability - Previously Recorded

830-855 the following emotional regulation skills will be discussed.

      1. Please 

      2. Build Mastery

      3. Build positive experience

        Examples of how these can be used in real time sessions will be demonstrated.

855- 920 behavioral skills

  1. The skills of opposite action to emotion will be discussed. The implementation of these skills with different emotions will be demonstrated. 

  2. Various uses of opposite action to emotion with case examples will be demonstrated.

            920-930

  1. Wrap up/ review

 

DBT Part 8: Distress Tolerance Skills - Previously Recorded

The purpose of Distress tolerance skills will be discussed.

  1. The appropriate timing of these skills will be discussed

Case examples will be provided to help illustrate these skills.

855-920 distress tolerance continued

  1. Suicide prevention skills will be discussed

  2. Self-harm prevention skills will be discussed

DBT Protocols for these skills will be demonstrated. 

920-930

  1. Wrap up/ review

 

DBT Part 9: Distress Tolerance Continued - Thursday, June 23, 2022, 8:30 AM EDT

The Distract skills for distress tolerance will be discussed Specific uses of these skills for specific problems will be discussed.

 855-920 Distress tolerance continued

  1. The skill of Wise mind accepts will be discussed. Followed by a 

Discussion of how to use these skills to decrease distress and stop little problems from becoming big problems. (Arrested for speeding ticket story)

920-930

  1. Wrap up/ review

     

DBT Part 10: Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills - Thursday, June 30, 2022, 8:30 AM EDT

The Purpose of skills- including why they needed and how to get client buy in will be discussed.

  1.  The use of these skills to prevent invalidation will be discussed case examples will be provided.

  2.  The use of these skills to prevent aggression will be discussed .Case examples will be provided.

   855-920 

  1. Methods to connect Interpersonal effectiveness skills and emotional regulation skills will be discussed.

  2.  Methods to connect Interpersonal skills and distress tolerance skills will be discussed.

920-930

  1. Wrap up/review

 

DBT Part 11: Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills Continued - Thursday, July 07, 2022, 8:30 AM EDT

 Skills of objective effectiveness such as Dear Man will be discussed the use of these skills to effectively advocate and to learn to say no will be demonstrated

  1. Relationship effectiveness skills will be discussed. The  use of these skills to build relationships will be discussed

  2. Self-respect effectiveness skills such as Give Fast will be discussed. The use of these skills to enhance self-respect and self-validation will be discussed.

920-930

Wrap up review

 

DBT Part 12: Case Presentations - Thursday, July 14, 2022, 8:30 AM EDT

Case presentation 1/ the case type will be determined by request.

  855-920

  1. Case presentation 2/ the case type determined by request.

  920/930 wraps up review



This presentation is open to:
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
Course Level: introductory
Level of Clinician: beginner
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the workshops and course evaluation form.


  • CE You LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0437
  • CE You! is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. CE You! maintains responsibility for this program. These credits are also accepted by the Maryland Boards for Professional Counselors, Psychology, and Certification of Residential Child Care Program Professionals, and many other states and disciplines.

Pre-recorded trainings do not offer ASWB ACE CE credit. See above for other accreditation accepted by most state boards.

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