LIFTED COUNSELLING & CONSULTING

​LIFTED COUNSELLING & CONSULTING

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).

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

PART ONE: DBT Skills Training (2 DAYS)

  • Apply and teach Dialectical Behaviour Therapy skills in:

    • Mindfulness

      • Mindfulness: What and Why?

      • States of Mind

      • What Skills

        • Observe

        • Describe

        • Participate

      • How Skills

        • Non-judgementally

        • One-Mindfully

        • Effectively

    • Distress Tolerance

      • Crisis Survival: What and Why?

      • Pros and Cons

      • ACCEPTS

      • IMPROVE

      • Self-Soothe

      • TIP

      • Self-Soothe

      • Radical Acceptance

      • Willingness vs Willfulness

      • Mindfulness of Current Thought

    • Emotion Regulation

      • Emotions: What and Why?

      • Model of Emotion

      • Check the Facts

      • Problem Solving

      • Opposite Action

      • Reducing Vulnerability: ABC PLEASE

      • Mindfulness of current thought

    • Interpersonal Effectiveness

      • Interpersonal Effectiveness: What and Why?

      • Priorities in Interpersonal Relationships

      • GIVE

      • FAST

      • DEARMAN

      • Intensity for saying no or asking for something

      • Joining Groups

      • Ending relationships

      • 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


daily SCHEDULE

Oct 12th to Oct 14th, 2019

  • 9:00–9:15 Registration, Breakfast (Provided Daily)

  • 9:15–10:30 Instructional Time 1

  • 10:30–10:45 Break

  • 10:45–12:00 Instructional Time 2

  • 12:00–1:00 Lunch

  • 1:00–2:15 Instructional Time 3

  • 2:15–2:30 Break

  • 2:30–3:45 Instructional Time 3

  • 3:45–4:00 Q & A, Evaluation


Tuition

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 (Before Aug 12th, 2019): $300 CAD

  • Regular: $350 CAD

  • Student: $250 CAD

  • Group (3+): $200 CAD

Part One and Two (3 days):

  • Early Bird (Before Aug 12th, 2019): $700 CAD

  • Regular: $800 CAD

  • Student: $600 CAD

  • Group (3+): $500 CAD

*All prices are subjected to GST

*Cancellation made after Sept 12th are subjected to a $100 administration fee

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VENUE

St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church

Parish Center Room 4

20675 87th Ave

Langley, BC Canada

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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.