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This great package will get you on your way to achieving the DBTNCAA Certification! The package includes the 4-day DBT Conference and FREE membership in the DBTNCAA.
DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY NATIONAL CERTIFICATION AND ACCREDITATION ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP
DBTNCAA is a non-profit organization founded to promote the evidence-based practice of DBT through the certification of providers who meet benchmarks in DBT training and experience. DBTNCAA has acquired the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Association (DBTA) from CMI Education Institute in an effort to better serve providers with an ongoing interest in developing competency in DBT. With this transition, DBTNCAA will provide ongoing DBT-related information and access to clinical tools to members while CMI will continue to manage memberships with their outstanding customer service.
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$25 discount on all live seminars with CMI Education and associated brands of Premier or MEDS-PDN
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Certificate of membership
Annual newsletter that includes a literature review of DBT and Mindfulness research
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DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY CONFERENCE: PRACTICE-BASED INTENSIVE DBT TRAINING
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) has evolved from the go-to treatment for borderline personality disorder to one of the most recognized and sought after therapies for a variety of difficult to treat client problems. The increasing pressure to adopt treatments that work makes DBT skills and strategies a must-have for all types of therapists.
This conference will teach you DBT from theory to application with up-to-date, accessible teaching and experiential exercises that emphasize evidence-based practice and therapeutic factors rather than rote adherence to a manual.
In this seminar recording, therapists of all levels will learn DBT essentials to integrate into your own practice, to confidently practice from a DBT orientation, and to continue their own personal development as a DBT therapist.
Grounding DBT into the contextual model of therapy, author and international speaker Lane Pederson, Psy.D., LP, DBTC will show you how to customize this empirically supported treatment across settings and populations to make it work for you and your clients.
Developing the Foundation
Describe DBT from the contextual model of therapy
Evaluate DBT research in light of the contextual model and the Evidence-Based Practice of Psychology (EBPP)
Connect DBT philosophies and interventions to the therapeutic factors that most improve outcomes
Explain dialectic philosophies and their application in therapy
Demonstrate how the core assumptions of DBT are put into action
Explain how DBT theory drives interventions
Develop the fluid movement between validation and change strategies
Integrate mindfulness into therapy (and your own life)
Implement an effective therapy structure that includes identifying clear treatment targets
Effectively integrate skills training into therapy
Identify teaching strategies for skills training sessions
Effectively teach the 4 standard DBT skills modules
Explain and teach supplemental DBT skills and modules
Practice skills training techniques in small groups
Describe how to seamlessly integrate skills into individual therapy
Summarize DBT from cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, and other approaches
Practice a multi-layered approach to validation
Balance validation with the most effective (and practical) methods of behavior change
Practice reciprocal and irreverent communication styles
Demonstrate the key differences between traditional cognitive interventions and DBT-style cognitive interventions
Practice therapy techniques with effective pacing, balance, and flow
Determine when to use (and not to use) exposure techniques
Managing Challenging Behaviors
Master DBT diary cards and chain (change) analysis
Effectively participate with consultative groups and treatment teams
Assess and manage self-injurious and suicidal behaviors with clear protocols and safety plans
Establish clear plans for hospitalizations
Establish a plan for your further development as a DBT therapist
Describe how you will use DBT in your practice
Developing the Foundation
Essentials of DBT
- Explicit focus on validation
- Cognitive-behavioral change strategies
- Dialectical balance
- Skills training
- Consultative approach
DBT and the Contextual Model
- Understanding how therapy works
- Six decades of empirical research
- Evidence-based practice
- Maximizing therapeutic factors, DBT-style
Dialectics in Practice
- Dialectics explained
- Dialectic assumptions
- Dialectics in action
Core Assumptions of DBT
- Acceptance and nonjudgmental stance
- View of clients, therapists, and therapy
- What’s needed in a DBT clinical process
- Biosocial theory of difficulties
- How theory drives therapy
Mindfulness and DBT
- Mindfulness explained
- Mindfulness of the approach
- Mindfulness as a therapy technique
- Mindfulness in life
Getting Started: Structuring Therapy
- Structure as a therapeutic factor
- Structuring the therapy environment
- Identifying treatment targets: suicidality, self-injurious behavior (SIB), therapy-interfering behavior (TIB), and other targets
Making It Practical: Structuring Your Therapy or Program
- Multi-layered approach to validation
- Validation as an exposure technique
- Balance of validation and change
- Behavioral principals
- Contingency procedures
- Best behavior change methods
- DBT-style cognitive interventions
- When to use (and not to use)
- Exposure protocols
- Alternatives to exposure
Managing Challenging Behaviors
Diary Cards: Standard and Adapted Behavior Chain (Change) Analysis
- Getting the client on board
- Build awareness and options
Consultative Group and Treatment Teams
- Increase your motivation
- Develop effective responses
- Qualities of effective treatment teams
Assess and Manage Self-Injurious Behavior (SIB)
- SIB assessment techniques
- When is SIB life-threatening?
- Creating alternatives
Assess and Manage Suicidal Ideation (SI)
- Suicide assessment techniques
- Establishing safety protocols
- Safety plans and safety commitments
- Effective use of the hospital
- Transitions in and out
- What you learned and what you need
- Developing your plan
- Taking action
ABOUT LANE PEDERSON, Psy.D., LP, DBTC
Lane Pederson, Psy.D., LP, DBTC, is the author of The Expanded Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Manual: Practical DBT for Self Help, and Individual & Group Settings. He is also the founder of Dialectical Behavior Therapy National Certification and Accreditation Association (DBTNCAA), the first active organization to certify DBT therapists and accredit DBT programs.
He is the co-owner of Mental Health Systems, PC (MHS), one of the largest DBT-specialized practices in the Midwest, and has overseen the care of thousands of clients with co-morbid Axis I and II in an intensive outpatient setting. He has extensive experience developing DBT programs and is an in-demand international speaker and consultant, having trained over a thousand professionals in DBT and personality disorders.
Dr. Pederson is an outspoken advocate of evidence-based practice and “doing what works” with clients across diverse settings and levels of care.
Knowledgeable, humorous, and sometimes irreverent, he is highly rated by audiences for making treatment concepts accessible to therapists.
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