Using DBT in Working with Borderline Personality Disorder & Trauma (2-HR)
This course offers 2 Online CE hours of GSB (EBT)(PSY).
Target Audience: Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialists, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselors, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists.
Content level: All Levels
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Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) was originally developed to help people struggling with the symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD). Many people with BPD also have PTSD, and vice versa. Although people with PTSD and BPD have different symptoms, they share some of the same problems, such as difficulty managing emotions, interpersonal problems, and a high risk of impulsive behavior. In this training, we explore the origin of DBT and its application to working with clients who are diagnosed with the co-morbid conditions of BPD and PTSD or other trauma (sexual).
Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:
Define the history, original purpose, and transition to other mental health disorders of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Apply DBT skills in working with Borderline Personality Disorder
Adapt and apply DBT skills in working with Trauma/PTSD
Implementing skills through the use of case studies and technique practice