The Four Modules of Dialectical Behavior Therapy:
12 Week (12 CE) Workshop
Presenter: Presenter: Dr. Yosef Posy
These workshops offer 12 Live Interactive Continuing Education Credits
The Four Modules of Dialectical Behavior Therapy
This is a 12 session, 12 hour class.
Classes are all scheduled for Thursday Mornings
October 12, 2023 - January 11, 2024
8:30 AM EST - 9:30 AM EST.
The training will discuss the use of validation and dialectics to help move clients towards change. Six levels of validation will be discussed, and the use of each will be described. The four modules of DBT: Mindfulness, Distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness will be discussed. The use of these modules to reduce problematic behavior through anticipation and adaptive skills will be described in depth. Examples from real life situations will be provided, to help participants incorporate these skills to their practice
DBT training course outline
Session 1 - 8:30 - 8:55 History of DBT
Session 2 - 8:30 - 8:55Diagnostic criteria for BPD
Session 3 - 8:30 - 8:55 Diagnosis appropriate for DBT treatment
Session 4 - 8:30 - 8:55 the components of DBT treatment.
Session 5 - 8:30 - 8:55 mindfulness A description of the 3 states of mind in DBT (wise mind, emotional mind, rational mind) will be provided.
Session 6 - 8:30 - 8:55 Emotional regulation
Session 7 - 8:30 - 8:55 the following emotional regulation skills will be discussed.
Session 8 - 8:30 - 8:55 Distress tolerance skills
Session 9 - 8:30 - 8:55 Distress tolerance continued
Session 10 - 8:30 - 8:55 Interpersonal effectiveness skills
Session 11 - 8:30 - 8:55 Interpersonal effectiveness skills continued
Session 12 - 8:30 - 8:55 Case presentations
Dr. Yosef Posy is a doctoral level psychologist who received his doctoral degree from Hofstra University. Dr Posy has also done advanced training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) through Behavioral Tech, and has worked as a clinician, supervisor and administrator since 2003. Dr Posy has provided training on CBT and DBT to several schools in the Brooklyn area. He has also developed, and ran a Doctoral level internship and externship program for Interborough Developmental & Consultation Center.