3 day COMPLETE TRAINING IN DBT skills & DBT FOR ADOLESCENTs (DBT-A)
This three-day, two-part training is designed for therapists, clinicians and mental health practitioners, and participants can enroll in all parts of the training, or only part one or two.
The training consists of two parts:
Part One (2 days) - DBT Skills Training: Training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skills and their implementation.
Part Two (1 day) - DBT for Adolescents: Strategies and skills in working with high risk, multi-problem adolescents.
This interactive training combines didactic teaching with role plays, multi-media tools, and experiential learning in order provide a hands-on experience.
The training is meant to provide skills training for therapists to begin implementing DBT Skills in their own practices and/or working with the adolescent population.
*Please note that this training is skills specific in nature, and does not serve as a substitute for the 5 day comprehensive training.
Participants are recommended to hold a Masters degree in Counselling or Clinical Psychology or equivalent. This training is pre-approved for 18 Continuing Education Credits (CEC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA-ACCP).
PART ONE: DBT Skills Training (2 DAYS)
Apply and teach Dialectical Behaviour Therapy skills in:
Mindfulness: What and Why?
States of Mind
Crisis Survival: What and Why?
Pros and Cons
Willingness vs Willfulness
Mindfulness of Current Thought
Emotions: What and Why?
Model of Emotion
Check the Facts
Reducing Vulnerability: ABC PLEASE
Mindfulness of current thought
Interpersonal Effectiveness: What and Why?
Priorities in Interpersonal Relationships
Intensity for saying no or asking for something
Mindfulness of others
PART TWO: DBT for Adolescents (1 DAY)
Understanding the development of DBT for adolescents
Implementing orientation and commitment strategies with adolescents
Setting up and conduct individual therapy with adolescents
Using DBT strategies with adolescents
Addressing therapy interfering behaviours among adolescents
Increasing therapeutic engagement with adolescents
Teaching DBT skills to adolescents
Setting up and implementing multi-family skills groups
Providing phone coaching with adolescents
Providing parent coaching for parents
Providing family sessions under the DBT context
Adolescent specific skills training
Walking the Middle Path
*Please note that this training is skills specific in nature, and does not serve as a substitute for the 5 day comprehensive training
Oct 12th to Oct 14th, 2019
9:00–9:15 Registration, Breakfast (Provided Daily)
9:15–10:30 Instructional Time 1
10:45–12:00 Instructional Time 2
1:00–2:15 Instructional Time 3
2:30–3:45 Instructional Time 3
3:45–4:00 Q & A, Evaluation
Continental Breakfast and Refreshments Provided Daily
This training is pre-approved for 18 Continuing Education Credits (CEC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA-ACCP).
Part One (2 days) - DBT Skills Only:
Early Bird (Before Aug 12th, 2019): $400 CAD
Regular: $450 CAD
Student: $350 CAD
Group (3+): $300 CAD
Part Two (1 Day) - DBT for Adolescent Only:
Early Bird (After Aug 12th, 2019): $250 CAD
Regular: $300 CAD
Student: $200 CAD
Group (3+): $150 CAD
Part One and Two (3 days):
Early Bird (Before Aug 12th, 2019): $650 CAD
Regular: $750 CAD
Student: $550 CAD
Group (3+): $500 CAD
*All prices are subjected to GST
*Cancellation made after Sept 12th are subjected to a $100 administration fee
St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church
Parish Center Room 4
20675 87th Ave
Langley, BC Canada
Participants are highly encouraged to read the following texts prior to the training:
Linehan, M.M. (2015). DBT® Skills Training Manual: Second Edition. New York: Guilford Press.
Linehan, M.M. (1993). Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Rathus, J.H., & Miller, A.L. (2015). DBT® Skills Manual for Adolescents. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Miller, A.L., Rathus, J.H., & Linehan, M.M. (2007). Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents. (2007). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
ABOUT THE TRAINERS
PJ LEWIS M.ED, RCC, CCC
PJ is a Registered Clinical (RCC) and Canadian Certified (CCC) Counsellor. PJ has particular expertise in providing individual, group and family treatment to high-risk youth and families experiencing concerns such as suicidality, self-harm, emotional dysregulation, impulsivity, depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and addictions. PJ focuses his practice from an interpersonal approach with thoughtful integration of cognitive and behavioural, skill-based strategies. PJ also has extensive specialized training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT).
ED CHEN M.ED, RCC, CCC
Ed is a BCACC registered and CCPA certified clinical counsellor. Ed has experience working in modalities such as Early Psychosis Intervention and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Ed provides individual, group and family treatment to high-risk youths and families experiencing concerns such as suicidality, self-harm, impulsivity, depression, anxiety, trauma, addictions, and psychosis. In addition, Ed has also worked in both the educational system and community settings with immigrant youths, youths with behavioral concerns, and youths with special needs.