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DBT Distress Tolerance Skills Workshop

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About the Course:

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a treatment originally created to treat borderline personality disorder (BPD). In recent years it has been increasingly used to treat many other disorders because of its usefulness in treating clients who struggle to manage emotions. This webinar, led by Sheri Van Dijk, will how this treatment can be used in your work with clients facing a broad range of conditions such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder, in which emotion dysregulation plays a key role; and strategies to teach these skills to your clients. Sheri is known for her humor and down-to-earth style, and her ability to de-mystify DBT, making it less intimidating and more user-friendly for clinicians to learn and incorporate into their practice. This seminar will provide an overview of the DBT Distress Tolerance skills. Participants will learn about these skills, including the Reality Acceptance Skills, Crisis Survival Skills, and skills to help clients re-regulate quickly through changing the body’s physiology, as well as how to help clients use these skills in healthy ways.

This course is based on the , DBT Distress Tolerance Skills Workshop created by Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, RSW in 2022.

Publication Date:

First edition May 2022

Course Material Author

Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, RSW

Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, RSW, is a well-known mental health professional. She has advanced degrees from York University and the University of Toronto and has worked for over 15 years in the mental health field. Her extensive experience with and knowledge of Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Mindfulness Practice has inspired her to write a number of books, and she regularly conducts training sessions for fellow professionals in these treatment modalities. Sheri worked at Southlake Regional Health Centre in an outpatient mental health clinic for 14 years, and now works full-time in her private practice Registered with the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, Sheri is also a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.

Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, RSW authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Elizabeth Mosco, Ph.D., PMH-C, CPLC

Elizabeth Mosco, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in Reno, NV. She opened a private practice
after 10 years of conducting home-based assessment and therapy with the VA Sierra Nevada
Health Care System. Dr. Mosco’s clinical interests include maternal mental health, older adults,
and third wave cognitive behavioral therapies.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe reality acceptance skills to help clients reduce the likelihood of crises arising over time, and to help improve emotion regulation.

  2. Describe willfulness and the strategies to use with your clients to help them get to a more willing place.

  3. List how the F-TIP Skills help clients to quickly re-regulate emotions.

  4. Describe Distracting, Self-Soothing, and Improve the Moment skills to help clients not act on urges that will make the situation worse.

Course Material

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Course Number 103221
2 credit hours
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  • Recorded Webinar
Exam Fee: $11.94 No exam fee with a membership package!

Materials Cost: $20.00

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