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


This course will provide information regarding evaluating behavioral helath disorders and issues criteria contained within the ASAM. Students will be provided guidance in evaluation of client risk and/or severity associated with the six ASAM Dimensions. Application exercises will use case examples for practicing and development of client placement recommendations based on what is available within the continuum of care.
Hours: 16 CEU
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Date: November 28-29, 2018
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