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Workshop Objectives

You will learn: 

1. How to identify obstacles that interfere with problem definition and procedures in chain analyses.  

2. How to conceptualize and define antecedents and consequences associated with ineffective behaviors (e.g., self-injury) from a behavioral standpoint. 

3. How to generate and implement solution analyses to remediate ineffective behaviors.  


Recommended readings: 

  • DeCou, C. R., Comtois, K. A., & Landes, S. J. (2019). Dialectical behavior therapy is effective for the treatment of suicidal behavior: A meta-analysis. Behavior therapy, 50, 60-72.

  • Fruzzetti, A. E. (2018).  DBT with parents, couples and families to augment Stage 1 outcomes.  In M. Swales (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. London:  Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198758723.013.19

  • Fruzzetti, A. E. & Payne, L. (2020). Assessment of parents, couples, and families in dialectical behavior therapy.  Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 27. 39-49.

  • Lynch, T. R., Chapman, A. L., Rosenthal, M. Z., Kuo, J. R., & Linehan, M. M. (2006). Mechanisms of change in dialectical behavior therapy: Theoretical and empirical observations. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62(4), 459-480.

  • Rizvi, S.L., & Ritschel, L.A. (2014). Mastering the art of chain analysis in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 21, 335-349.

Continuing Education
5.5 CE Hours for Psychologists 
Instructional Level: Intermediate
If you are seeking CEs, it is important that you provide an individual email address.  Attendance will be tracked electronically via email login so each participant must have their own email address.  If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us.
               Rutgers Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology is approved by the American                         Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Rutgers Graduate                     School of Applied & Professional Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its                        content.
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