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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (Use in Clinical Practice)
August 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm$35
Lori Cao is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, currently in private practice specializing with couples and individuals in recovery. Her areas of concentration include chemical and sexual/porn addictions, complex and developmental traumas, and grief/loss utilizing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and EMDR Therapy along with other therapeutic modalities to promote change of destructive patterns. She is a trained DBT therapist with years of experience in the MICD treatment field as a clinician and educator, she continues to lecture on topics of DBT, Addiction and Family Roles, Trauma, and Grief Protocols. She is a HAP Senior Facilitator for EMDR Basic Trainings across the United States and runs consultation groups nationwide. Additionally, she offers support to mental health professionals as an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, AAMFT and Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor and serves as a Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy Approved Supervisor.
Workshop & Learning Objectives:
This 6 CEU course will overview of the DBT Model; how and why the skills are effective; easy to explain, implement and integrate the skills into clinical practice; how to assess and increase skill effectiveness. Participants practice a few skills in the workshop so they are aware of what clients will be experience as a result of utilizing the skills.
As a Result of the Training Participants will:
- Understand the brief history of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), theoretical assumptions, structure and components of DBT.
- Be able to identify differences and similarities of para-suicidality and suicidality.
- Be able to identify specific skills to utilize and implement in practice, whether individually and group context.
- Be able to identify and assess effectiveness of skills used and trouble shoot how to improve the skill used to increase effectiveness.
- Understand how and why the skills are effective.