course »Understanding the Implications of DBT for Foster Youth

Date: 7/17/2020, 9:30 am—12:30 pm
County: Distance Learning
Sponsor: WestCoast Children’s Clinic
Phone: 510-269-9030
Online Class
This training covers the fundamental philosophy of DBT modality and how to apply DBT based skills with foster youth. The training will begin with how and why DBT skills may be an effective modality to use with youth who experience chronic crisis and will cover DBT skills that youth may find easy to utilize and remember. A number of focuses will include emotion regulation, emotional awareness, crisis tolerance, and interpersonal conflict. The goal of this training is so that practitioners and service providers may expand on tools for which to use with youth in crisis.