Kotzebue Classroom Learning

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

This workshop will provide an overview of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with an emphasis on the treatment of substance use disorders. The workshop will cover essentials including the structure and content of the treatment, validation, dialectical strategies, communication styles, and behavior change strategies. Through a combination of lecture and experiential exercises participants will explore the four DBT skills modules:
Core Mindfulness
Emotion Regulations
Distress Tolerance
Interpersonal Effectiveness

DBT is a comprehensive and flexible evidence-based behavioral approach that uses strategies commonly found in successful interventions for mental health, and substance use problems
Hours: 16 CEU
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Date: November 26-27, 2018
Instructor: Mike Worrall, Ph.D
Cost: $70.00


Drawing from SAMHSA's 52, this course is designed to increase understanding and skill in assessing counselors in substance use treatment settings and building learning plans to guide their continued professional growth and development. It emphasizes the importance of structure and the collaborative teaching and mentoring aspects of clinical supervision. The basis for evaluation are SAMHSA's TAP 21 Addiction Counseling Competencies and Performance Assessment Rubics for the Addiction Counseling Competencies. The content is generalizable to mental health and other settings. Experiential activities will enhance understanding of a)culture in supervision, b)methods of observation, c) performance evaluations, d) negotiation of learning plans, and e) structuring of supervisory interviews.
Hours: 16 CEU
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Janet M Carter, M. Ed
Cost: $70.00

To register please contact Kacea Bjork at 907-442-7735 or kacea.bjork@maniilaq.org to register.


Maniilaq Boardroom
733 2nd Ave
Kotzebue, AK 99752