Training Schedule

Part 1 (Five-Day Foundational): September 19 - 23, 2019
Day One
8:30 – 10:15        Orientation to the workshop        
                            Mindfulness practice
                            Populations and behavioral targets in DBT
                            Reframing diagnosis of BPD as problem behaviors        
10:15 – 10:30      Break
10:30 – 12:00      Research findings regarding DBT
                            Three paradigms underlying DBT
12:00 -- 1:00        Lunch
1:00 – 3:00          Bio-social theory of borderline behavioral patterns
                            Goals, stages, and targets in DBT
3:00 – 3:15          Break
3:15– 3:45           Goals, stages, and targets in DBT
3:45 – 5:00          DBT skills module: Core mindfulness skills
                            Review of the day

 
Day Two
8:30 – 10:15        Orientation to the day
                            Mindfulness practice
                            Functions and modes of treatment in DBT
10:15 – 10:30      Break
10:30 – 12:00      Agreements and assumptions in DBT
12:00 -- 1:00        Lunch
1:00 –  3:00         Validation principles and strategies
3:00 – 3:15          Break
3:15 – 3:45          Running a skills training group
3:45 – 5:00          DBT skills module: Distress tolerance skills
                            Review of the day

 
Day Three
8:30 – 10:15        Orientation to the day
                            Mindfulness practice
                            Problem-solving in DBT: behavioral chain analysis
10:15 – 10:30      Break
10:30 – 12:00      Insight strategies, solution analysis, didactics, and orienting
12:00 -- 1:00        Lunch
1:00 – 3:00          Getting a commitment to treatment
                            Change procedures: contingency management
3:00 – 3:15          Break
3:15 – 3:45          Change procedures: contingency management 
3:45 – 5:00          DBT skills module: Emotion regulation training
                            Review of the day

 
Day Four
8:30 – 10:15        Orientation to the day
                            Mindfulness practice
                            Demonstration of treatment
10:15 – 10:30      Break
10:30 – 12:00      Change procedures: skills training & cognitive modification
12:00 -- 1:00        Lunch
1:00 – 3:00          Change procedures: exposure procedures
3:00 – 3:15          Break
3:15 – 3:45          Putting it together: using all strategies in a session
3:45 – 5:00          DBT skills module: Interpersonal effectiveness training
                            Review of the day

 
Day Five
8:30 – 10:15        Orientation to the day
                            Mindfulness practice
                            Overview of dialectics
                            Dialectical strategies
10:15 – 10:30      Break
10:30 – 12:00      Balancing stylistic communication strategies
                            Balancing case management strategies
12:00 -- 1:00        Lunch
1:00 – 2:30          DBT’s suicide crisis protocol        
2:30 – 2:45          Break
2:45 - 3:30          DBT consultation team
3:30 – 4:00          Question/Answer
                            Practice Assignments for Part 2
                            Closing
 

Part 2 (Intensive): April 30 - May 4, 2020
Day One
8:30 – 10:15        Orientation to Part 2
                            Mindfulness practice
                            Demonstration of treatment: getting commitment
                            Review of practice assignments from Part 1    
10:15– 10:30       Break
10:30– 12:00       Program presentations and consultation
12:00-- 1:00         Lunch
1:00– 3:00           Case presentations and consultation
3:00 – 3:15          Break
3:15– 4:00           Review of exam from Part 1
4:00– 5:15           Strategies practice: commitment strategies
        
Day Two
8:30 – 10:15        Orientation to the day
                            Mindfulness practice
                            Demonstration of treatment: behavioral chain analysis
                            Telephone coaching and observing personal limits
10:15 – 10:30      Break
10:30 – 12:00      Program presentations and consultation
12:00 -- 1:00        Lunch
1:00 –  3:00         Case presentations and consultation
3:00 – 3:15          Break
3:15 – 4:00          Case conceptualization
4:00 – 5:15          Strategies practice: behavioral chain analysis
        
Day Three
8:30 – 10:15        Orientation to the day
                            Mindfulness practice
                            Demonstration of treatment: Validation Strategies
                            Treating in-session dysfunctional behaviors
10:15 – 10:30      Break
10:30 – 12:00      Program presentations and consultation
12:00-- 1:00         Lunch
1:00 – 3:00          Case presentations and consultation
3:00 – 3:15          Break
3:15 – 3:45          DBT program implementation strategies
3:45 – 5:00          Strategies practice: validation strategies
                            Review of the day
 
Day Four
8:30 – 10:15        Orientation to the day
                            Mindfulness practice
                            Demonstration of treatment: Getting behavioral change
                            Adapting DBT for different populations: adolescents
10:15 – 10:30      Break
10:30 – 12:00      Program presentations and consultation
12:00-- 1:00         Lunch
1:00 – 3:00          Case presentations and consultation
3:00 – 3:15          Break
3:15 – 3:45          Adapting DBT for different populations: SUDs
3:45 – 5:00          Strategies practice: getting behavioral change
                            Review of the day
 
Day Five
8:30 – 10:15        Orientation to the day
                            Mindfulness practice
                            Demonstration of treatment: dialectical strategies
10:15 – 10:30      Break
10:30 – 12:00      Effectively running and managing a skills training group
12:00 -- 1:00        Lunch
1:00 –  2:00         Strengthening your consultation team
2:00—2:15          Break
2:15 – 3:30          Teaching
                            Question/Answer
                            Closing   

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