DBT WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS
The 3 day DBT workshop is designed for parents and caregivers of children and youths who may be experiencing chronic mood dysregulation, self-harm behaviours, relational conflicts, crisis oriented family dynamics and cluster B personality traits.
The workshop is set up to help caregivers to gain knowledge in the skills in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. It is meant to equip parents with the tools to help their children, improve their relationships with their children and decrease conflicts within the home.
This interactive training combines didactic teaching with real-life scenarios, multi-media tools, role-plays and experiential learning with real-life scenarios in order provide a relevant and hands-on learning experience.
Understand and Accept Your Child
Improve Your Relationship with Your Child
How to Deal With Seemingly Endless Crisis
Create Validation in the Family
Dealing with High-Risk Behaviors
Learn Key Dialectical Behaviour Therapy skills including:
Walking the Middle Path
Dialectics: What and How?
Validation: What and How?
Typical vs Atypical Adolescent Behaviours
Ways to Increase Behaviours
Ways to Decrease Behaviours
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
Nov 9th to 11th, 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
Regular: $500 CAD
Couples & Group (2+): $400 CAD
*Prices are subjected to GST
*Cancellation made after Oct 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 text prior to the training:
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.