5 day comprehensive training DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOUR THERAPY
The 5 day comprehensive training is designed for therapists, clinicians and mental health practitioners to gain knowledge in the theory, strategies, and skills in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. This interactive training combines didactic teaching with role plays, multi-media tools, and experiential learning in order provide a hands-on experience. It is meant to provide the foundation and tools for therapists to begin implementing Dialectical Behaviour Therapy in their own practices.
The training requires participation in all 5 days, and participants are recommended to hold a Masters degree in Counselling or Clinical Psychology or equivalent. This training is pre-approved for 30 Continuing Education Credits (CEC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA-ACCP).
Adopt the theory and practice of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Understand the background and development of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Illustrate the bio-social model of emotion dysregluation
Implement Dialectical Behaviour Therapy principles and strategies
Define problems through a behavioural lens and conduct chain analysis
Learn and apply the different levels of validation
Incorporate the diary card and implement phone coaching protocols
Assess for suicide risk and generate solutions for problem behaviours
Structure a consultation team and skills group
Apply and teach Dialectical Behaviour Therapy skills in:
Walking the Middle Path
May 16th to May 20th, 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 30 Continuing Education Credits (CEC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA-ACCP).
Super Early Bird (Before March 16th, 2019): $1000 CAD
Early Bird (Before April 16th, 2019): $1100 CAD
Regular: $1250 CAD
Student: $900 CAD
Group (3+): $950 CAD
*Cancellation made after April 16th 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.
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.