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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Training

The exterior of D'Youville's College Center.

On June 14 or 15, join us for Applying Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Community Mental Health, a workshop presented by Dr. Andrew Bein.

This workshop is designed for mental health/behavioral health practitioners to enrich their understanding of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) as well as help them gain proficiency in applying DBT-informed interventions.

A user-friendly, Wise Mind model will be presented that practitioners in various settings – community mental health, substance abuse, and youth work – have effectively used across a  spectrum of client diagnoses. Particular attention will be paid to engaging reluctant clients and to having our DBT work be trauma-informed. Methods for incorporating these practices into our individual and group work will be addressed.

Ultimately, this lively, skill-based workshop will help us empower community clients to develop compassionate self-care skills, to mindfully address and work with reactive and distressing emotions, and to locate sources of resilience in challenging times.


 Dialectical Behavior Therapy Training 

  • Topic: Applying Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Community Mental Health
  • When: Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM or
    Friday, June 15, 2018 from 9:00 AM  - 4:00 PM (2 Separate Trainings)
  • Location: D’Youville College College Center, Blue Lounge
  • Cost: Free
  • NYSED CEUs: 6 live in-person contact hours

CEUs Offered

NYSED Social Workers: Offered in collaboration with the UB School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. 6 live in-person contact hours are approved.

NYSED  Mental Health Counselors: Offered in collaboration with the UB School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0008. 6 live in-person contact hours are approved.

NYSED  Marriage and Family Therapists: Offered in collaboration with the UB School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0007. 6 live in-person contact hours are approved.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, student will be able to: Learn how to apply a dialectic approach and the four core DBT skill areas
  • Develop an understanding of how a traditional cognitive approach can be invalidating
  • Enhance capacity for assisting clients to build emotion regulation & resilience:and for teaching mindfulness and radical acceptance in a culturally competent manner
  • Gain competence in working with Wise Mind Model (Individual & Group)Identify the value of DBT for doing trauma-informed work
  • Gain practice proficiency by working through activities related to self-judgments
  • Appreciate the value of practitioner use-of-self principles (e.g., practitioner self-care) as they relate to DBT work and mental health recovery

About the Presenter

Andrew Bein, Ph.D., LCSW, Emeritus Professor, Sacramento State University

For nearly 18 years, I have been incorporating, mindfulness-based practices and DBT in a variety of settings including community mental health, substance abuse, youth work and private practice. I am the Clinical Supervisor at Sunburst Projects and have worked with various community agencies to successfully implement the DBT model and lessons from DBT for Wellness and Recovery: Interventions and Activities for Diverse Client Needs (Wiley). We will work, laugh, and grapple together over the possibilities of applying DBT in our practice arenas.

Dr. Andrew Bein
Dr. Andrew Bein, presenting on dialectical behavior on June 14 and June 15, 2018.
Questions?

For more information, please contact the Ericka Morley-Soto, Professional Program Coordinator at 716-829-7802 or email sotoe@dyc.edu.

Do you need special accommodations?

If you require special accommodations or information on accessible entrances and pathways, please call 716-829-8338.


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