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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Live Stream

Balancing Acceptance and Change

Dec 17, 2019 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time)

Online Live Stream

Trainer: Kimberly Enns, MSW, RSW

Price: $ 119.00 (regular rate)

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Workshop Description

This is a live stream event, please check our system requirements prior to registering.

People who struggle to regulate their intense emotional experiences often feel like they are at the mercy of reactive coping patterns. It can seem like these emotional storms hijack their behavior, take control of their thinking, and hurt their relationships with other people and themselves. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) provides concepts and skills to help people have more choices, become more emotionally calm, and be more present in their lives. This workshop explores key concepts and useful skills such as tolerating distress, managing emotions, and enhancing interpersonal communication. Participants will discover which populations can benefit the most from DBT, and gain an understanding of concepts, strategies, and tools that can be applied to their work.

Some of the Topics Included

  • The Components and Structure of DBT
  • Who Tends to Respond Well to DBT
  • Balancing Acceptance and Change in DBT
  • How Change Occurs in DBT
  • The Importance of Validation in DBT
  • Strategies and Tools for Mindfulness
  • Strategies and Tools for Managing Emotions
  • Strategies and Tools for Improving Interpersonal Relationships
  • Strategies and Tools for Tolerating Distress

Target Audience

This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop intended for social service and health care professionals, counselors, social workers, and anyone wanting to gain an increased capacity in
their counseling skills.

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, case study exercises, experiential practice, personal reflection, and small
group discussions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Identify what dialectical behavior therapy is, who it benefits, and how it is implemented
  • Describe the dialectical approach
  • Explain the importance of validation and practice using validation skills
  • List change strategies in DBT
  • Explain and implement skills from the four modules of DBT

About Our Workshops

About the Trainer

Kimberly Enns, MSW, RSW

Portrait of Kimberly Enns, MSW, RSW

Kimberly is a Registered Social Worker, holding a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Her professional experience includes clinical case management, counseling and group facilitation in the child welfare system for high-needs children and youth, as well as in community-based programs for those who struggle with eating disorders and for individuals with intellectual disabilities in conflict with the law. In addition to her work with CTRI, Kimberly maintains a private counseling practice for individuals, couples, and families, specializing in the areas of trauma recovery, anxiety, depression, self-injury behavior, and disordered eating and body image. Her therapeutic approach is one of warmth and collaboration, recognizing that people are resilient, have inherent wisdom about their lives, and are hardwired for connection with others. Constantly pursuing her own growth as a therapist, Kimberly believes that helpers are energized by fresh ideas and approaches. She draws on her experience in the field and passion for these issues to provide energetic, enlightening, and interactive presentations.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Live Stream (early rate expires 11-26-19)$119.00Live Stream - Dec. 17, 2019; 9-4 Central Time

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Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the event are refundable, minus a administrative fee. Alternatively, you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than seven days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend the event, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify CTRI of the name of the alternate person.

We reserve the right to cancel events due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of event fees only.

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Concerns and Grievances

If concerns arise at any time throughout the registration process, please contact the CTRI office directly at 204-452-9199, or email [email protected].

Special Accommodations for Disabilities

Please contact the CTRI office directly at 204-452-9199 or [email protected] to discuss any special needs or accommodations you may require in order to have a positive learning experience.

Continuing Education Credit

While many associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: There are six continuing education credits earned for each day of training. For example, a one-day workshop earns six continuing education hours, while a two-day workshop earns 12 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.
See our Continuing Education Credits page for more information.