DBT Skills for Adolescents and Families

Join Marsha Linehan, Alec Miller and Jill Rathus and learn how to adapt and practically apply DBT Skills with adolescents and their families.

About the course

Start date
13 August 2024
12 hours | 6 weeks
Who this course is for
For Mental Health Professionals
12 CE / CME Credits
DBT Skills for Adolescents and Families
Includes free e-book
Valued $55
DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents
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Course Goals

  • Gain knowledge of how to lead a DBT skills training program in your clinical practice.
  • Master the art of teaching the 5 DBT skills modules adapted for adolescents and families, including mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness and walking the middle path skills.
  • Learn the roles and functions of the DBT skills trainer in a multi-family group, a single-family session, an individual session, or a crisis coaching interaction.
  • Understand the distinct roles of the DBT skills group leader and co-leader, how to manage therapy-interfering behaviors that occur during skills training, and how to conduct a graduation ceremony for teens and families who complete their skills course.
  • Learn about the developmental considerations in applying DBT to adolescents, and learn how to approach the unique challenges of implementing DBT skills with teens and families.
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