DBT is a now an established evidence-based treatment for multi-problem and self-harming adolescents. Dr. Alec Miller and his colleagues will teach the theories, structure, and practice of the DBT model, including strategies for individual sessions, skills training groups, inter-session coaching, and the effective management of a consultation team.
The instructors will utilize various teaching formats including didactics, videos, role-play demonstrations and participant exercises. Research has shown DBT with adolescents to effectively reduce self-harm behaviors, depression, hopelessness, dropout from treatment, psychiatric hospitalization, substance use and interpersonal difficulties.
The training will cover a range of strategies, and participants will:
This Workshop is for:
Clinicians and members of existing consultation teams in agencies and schools. 35 Continuing Education Credit Hours will be offered for this training to NY Social Workers and all Psychologists.
Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants (CBC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CBC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants, SW CPE, is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0219.