Full Course Description

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Children and Adolescents: Rescuing the Dysregulated Child

Program Information


  1. List the critical “ingredients” for effective DBT therapy.
  2. Describe the biosocial model of pervasive emotional dysregulation disorders found in innately sensitive children.
  3. Utilize behavior modification strategies at the earliest stage of dysregulation.
  4. Describe the importance of structure in both skills training and home environments and how to teach parents or care providers to implement these strategies.
  5. Communicate how to modify each skills module to reflect the language of the child.
  6. Appraise the role of parents/therapists/care providers and how to reestablish a safe and loving structure that enables the child to learn and generalize skills.


Developmental Theory and Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Adapt DBT to Key Childhood and Adolescent Disorders

Skills Training with Experiential Activities

Behavior Modification and DBT

Group Skills Format

Copyright : 06/30/2015