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Training Objectives
  1. DBT as Mindfulness: to strengthen the therapist’s uses of mindfulness principles and skills in doing psychotherapy  
  2. DBT as Problem-solving: to identify obstacles that interfere with problem definition and procedures in chain analyses.
  3. DBT as Skills Training: to incorporate new methods for teaching DBT skills in order to enhance learning and uptake.
  4. DBT as Dialectics: to enhance the therapist’s ability to use dialectical principles, processes, and strategies to manage rigid conflicts and impasses in therapy
  5. Engaging the Unengageable Client: to increase the therapist’s capacity to engage clients in therapy who are especially difficult to engage
  6. DBT Steps on the Path:  to identify challenges and solutions for increasing DBT adherence
Continuing Education
Continuing education credits approved by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative

16.5 CE Hours for Psychologists and Social Workers
Instructional level: Intermediate

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.

Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0123.

LMFT/MFT and LPC/LAC Licensed in New Jersey: Programs approved by the American Psychological Association are acceptable sources of continuing education credits. Please see, Section: 13:34-15.4 APPROVAL OF COURSES OR PROGRAMS on page 27. For all other professional licenses and certifications, please reference your issuing state board regulations regarding reciprocity of continuing education credits.
In addition to payment for this talk, Dr. Swenson receives compensation for providing consultation and supervision and Dr. Rizvi has received compensation from NIMH and Behavioral Tech and royalties form Guilford Press and Youtube.
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