Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: An Overview of Skills (Part One)

$70 Subsidised* | $85 Early Bird* | $90 Non Subsidised


Course Type: Introductory | Course Level: Five | Catering: Refreshments provided

To provide an introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and some of its key components. To give participants an understanding of DBT skills and how they may be useful in their daily practice with clients.

• Introduction to DBT model
• Selected Distress Tolerance skills
• Selected Emotion Regulation skills
• Validation
• Mindfulness as discussed in DBT

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
Gain confidence in working with clients and managing difficulties with regulating emotions
Identify several key skills the clinician may be able to try with clients
• Encouraging participants to consider how they use validation with their clients

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with service workers
• Professional and Personal Development

Part Two of this course will be held in Term Four. This will be available to register online from August. You will need to have attended Part One before attending Part Two.

*Subsidised Rate: Participants must tick the Student/CDHB box when registering to receive this discount. Check if you are eligible here.

*Early Bird Discount: If any early bird discount is available, it will be applied automatically at checkout.

Please note: Distance learning participants may be joining this session via Webinar.

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