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DBT Training


May 12, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT


Via Zoom


$ - Discounts Available (details)

About this Training

Get trained in DBT to improve outcomes with clients who have difficulties with emotional regulation, personality disorders, and trauma. After this training, you will have the skills necessary to practice DBT. Unfortunately, there are very few BIPOC providers trained in this modality. The demand is very high for therapists with these skills. Be one of the few providers in your area who trained.

Participants will demonstrate an understanding of the biosocial theory and dialectical dilemmas.
Describe the modes of DBT and function that they serve (e.g. individual, skills training, phone coaching, consultation team).
Participants will practice use of validation, reciprocal communication, and irreverence.
Participants will be able to assign client target behaviors in accordance with DBT.
Participants will learn orientation & commitment strategies for engaging clients in DBT.
Understand how to structure individual therapy and the key elements that should be addressed in sessions.
Understand and employ dialectical, change, and validation strategies.
Describe how to effectively conduct phone coaching and manage crisis situations.
Identify and describe the content of the 4 skills training modules: Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance, and Interpersonal Effectiveness.

About Your Trainer

Dr. Monica Johnson, PsyD

Clinicians of Color, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7256. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Clinicians of Color, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Clinicians of Color, LCC welcomes ALL to its training events.

Frequently Asked Questions

This event costs $

Paying COCOA members get free or discounted access to our trainings. The discounts are:

  • 50% off for Associate/Gold
  • FREE for Legacy/Diamond

Sign up for the Clinicians of Color Online Academy (COCOA) to get access to discounts.

You will get the Zoom link before the training begins. If you have any questions, you can email us academy@cliniciansofcolor.org

A list of upcoming trainings you can register can be found on our Event Calendar page. 

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