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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Certificate

Event Hosted By: Florida Atlantic University Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work

Presenter: Michelle Quilter, PsyD, CASAC 

Date/Time: 
Module 1: Friday, September 6, 2019, 9 am - 4 pm
Module 2: Friday-Saturday, September 27- 28, 2019, 9 am - 4 pm
Module 3: Friday-Saturday, October 18-19, 2019, 9 am - 4 pm
Module 4: Friday-Saturday, November 8-9, 2019, 9 am - 4 pm 

Location: FAU Boca Raton Campus, Room TBD

Cost: $1175; $1000 Early Bird until August 23, 2019
A limited number of seats have been reserved for students with a special $900 rate until August 23. Use Promo Code DBTCertificateStudent at checkout. 

To enroll in the full certificate or an individual module, click here.

CEUs: 42

Description: 

Module 1: Introduction and overview of DBT Basics (Principles, Development, and Research) 

This module will provide an introduction to Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. The foundations for the development of DBT will be explored including concepts of Zen Buddhism and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Marsha Linehan’s conceptualization of individuals through the Biosocial Theory and the subsequent modifications she created in the DBT program will be presented. Early research regarding BPD and chronic depression will be presented as well as more current research that supports the use of DBT with a variety of population. 

Learning Objectives

At the close of this course, participants will be able to:

1. Identify the foundational components of DBT
2. Develop a basic understanding of the word “Dialectical”
3. Recognize the implications of research findings on the increased use of DBT with various populations
4. Recognize the biosocial theory behind DBT
5. Discuss the concept of invalidation as presented in the biosocial theory and have a basic understanding of the six levels of validation as per DBT theory

Module 2: DBT Skills Training, Common Protocols and Behavioral Chain Analysis 

This module includes a discussion of the impact of the Biosocial Theory on the conceptualization of behavior and how this is addressed in DBT, the four modules of DBT and how they relate back to the biosocial theory. Common protocols will include the suicide protocol as well as protocols for placing clients on vacation from treatment due to interfering behaviors. Behavioral Chain Analysis and accompanying Solution Analysis will also be presented.

Learning Objectives

At the close of this course, participants will be able to:

1. Identify and explain the four modules of DBT which include Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness. 
2. Develop a basic understanding of the relation between the four modules of skills training and the Biosocial Theory.
3. Identify and describe the common protocols used in DBT including the suicide protocol, egregious behavior protocol, PE protocol and Self-Harm Protocol
4. Be able to comprehend and complete all of the components of a Behavioral Chain Analysis and accompanying Solution Analysis

Module 3: Strategies in DBT: DBT Structure and Modes of Delivery 

This module will include discussions of the structure of treatment including stages of treatment, skills training, individual DBT sessions, the first few sessions and obtaining commitment. The creation and structure of a DBT program, as well as the structure and development of a consultation team, will be explored.

Learning Objectives:

At the close of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Identify the four components of comprehensive DBT and have an understanding of the purpose of each component
2. Develop a basic understanding of the structure of a DBT individual therapy session and be able to identify commitment strategies that are use in the pre-treatment and commitment phase of therapy
3. Prioritize life-threatening, self-harming, and treatment interfering behaviors
4. Integrate the use of diary cards into your client's treatment plans
5. Formulate a consultation team and have a basic understanding of the consultation meeting agenda, format and purpose. 
6. Have the ability to structure a DBT skills training group and a general understanding of how to structure a DBT program at varying levels of care (private practice, residential, inpatient, acute care, PHP and IOP)
7. Use personal stories and anecdotes to enhance skills training sessions and use creativity to develop interesting skills presentations which will increase the feeling that clinician is genuine and increase the motivation for group members

Module 4: DBT Oriented Case Conceptualization and Stylistic Strategies of DBT 

In this module, participants will learn to identify stage of treatment, as well as identifying primary and secondary targets for the client. Case conceptualization will be taught in detail and participants will gain an understanding of how to create treatment goals and structure treatment using the case conceptualization as the foundation. 

Learning Objectives

At the close of this course, participants will be able to:

1. Identify the stages of DBT treatment 
2. Develop a basic understanding of the difference between primary and secondary targets and be able to identify primary and secondary targets for a client
3. Formulate a DBT case conceptualization with fidelity to the DBT model, which will include identifying the client’s life worth living goals, the target behaviors, and the stage of treatment for the client
4. Apply DBT treatment strategies in the clinical setting
5. Recognize the biosocial theory behind case conceptualization in DBT
6. Discuss the concept of validation and the six levels of validation as per DBT theory
7. Identify and possess an understanding of the four categories of DBT treatment strategies

This program fulfills the education requirement of the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification of a minimum of 40 credit hours of specific education in DBT. For more information about certification in DBT, go to DBT-Linehan Board of Certification . 

To enroll in an individual module, click here 

About the Presenter: 

Michelle Quilter is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology. Her dissertation focused on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury. She also holds two Masters degrees – an MA in Community and Counseling Psychology from Marist College and an MS in Clinical Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology. A Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor since 2006, Dr. Quilter has received specialized training in both Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology. She has worked in an array of settings, including inpatient hospitals, emergency psychiatric care, and multiple levels of care in substance abuse treatment. Certified by DBT-Linehan Board of Certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Dr. Quilter has been utilizing this approach for over a decade in clinical practice and currently serves as the director of the DBT program at Lifeskills South Florida. 

Small Print: 

FAU Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work is an approved provider of the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling, the Florida Board of Psychology and the Florida Board of Nursing (BAP #50-6251).

If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodations please complete the Application for Support Services and submit with documentation of your disability to mshaw@health.fau.edu. Student Accessibility Services (SAS) will process the application and contact you to discuss your accommodation needs. SAS requires that this information be provided at least two weeks prior to the beginning of your Professional Development Course, so that we have sufficient time to set up the accommodations requested. Thank you!

Participants must be present for the entire training to receive CEUs. Partial CEU credit will not be given.

Refunds minus a $30 administrative fee allowed for cancellations up to 14 days prior to workshop. No refunds after 14 days prior to workshop. Refunds or transfers to other course dates may be permitted in cases of documented personal or immediate family medical emergency, when the same course is being offered on multiple dates, at the discretion of the Professional Development Coordinator. Registrations may not be transferred to another individual. Printed course materials will only be provided to those who attend the course. To request a refund or transfer, please contact Sara Dochterman at sdochter@fau.edu.

If you have any questions about Professional Development, please contact Sara Dochterman at sdochter@fau.edu or 561-297-6680.

Friday, September 27 at 9:00am to 4:00pm

More dates through November 9, 2019


Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work

Event Type

Lecture, Lectures, colloquia, seminars, etc., Workshops/trainings

Website

https://epay.fau.edu/C20081_ustores/w...

Cost

$1175; $1000 Early Bird until August 23, 2019 A limited number of seats have been reserved for students with a special $900 rate until August 23. Use Promo Code DBTCertificateStudent at checkout.

Department
Thrive
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