Integrating Dialectical Behavior Therapy with the Twelve Steps (DBT w/TSF)

2 day training objectives

At the completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the evidence-based practice trends related to DBT and Twelve Step Facilitation
  • Identify the key concepts of DBT
  • Compare the stages and targets of DBT with Twelve Step philosophy
  • Understand the content within the Integrating Dialectical Behavior Therapy with the Twelve Steps Facilitator’s Guide, Session Outlines and Participant Handouts
  • Utilize the four modules from Integrating Dialectical Behavior Therapy with the Twelve Steps Workbook: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Emotion Regulation
Day One  
9:00-9:30 Registration / Welcome
9:30-10:00 Introductions and Review of Objectives
10:00-10:05 Review of Evidence-based Practice Trends Related to DBT/TSF

10:05-10:20

Summary of Key Concepts of DBT
   • Dialectics
   • Emotion regulation
   • Validation and behavior therapy

10:40-10:55 Break
10:55-11:45 Review of Integrating DBT with TSF Guide, Session Outlines and Participant Handouts
   • Overview of the workbook
   • Overview of group sessions-structure
11:45-12:30 Lunch
12:30-2:00 Review of Each of the Four modules:   Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Emotion Regulation
   • Discuss content of each module
   • Mindfulness – include states of mind, mindfulness breathing, word search, how skills
   • Distress Tolerance – contributing, seek guidance, letting go of reservations with RA
   • IE-SHARE
   • ER – SERENITY
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-2:45 Continued Review of the Four Modules
2:45-3:45 Practice a Sampling of Skills From Each of the Four Modules
   • Divide into 2 groups, pick a partner
   • Choose a group to facilitate with partner for tomorrow
   • Prepare to co-facilitate group
3:45-4:00 Break
4:00-4:30 Continue Practice Discussion
4:30 End of Day
   
   
Day 2  
8:00-8:45 Introductions, Mindfulness Exercise, Discuss "Homework"
   • Prepare for co-facilitating today
8:45-9:45 Break into Two Groups and Do 1 Group Facilitation with Large Group Post Hash
9:45-10:00 BREAK
10:00-12:00 Group Facilitation's (2) with Large Group Post Hash
12:00-1:00 LUNCH
1:00-3:00 Group Facilitation's (2) with Large Group Post Hash
3:00-3:15 BREAK
3:15-3:45 Summary, Q and A
3:45-4:15 Evaluations and Certificates of Completion
4:15 End of Day

Interested in learning more or setting up training at your location?
    Call 1-800-328-9000, ext. 4689, or email jfox@hazeldenbettyford.org