Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Diverse Client Needs

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Diverse Client Needs

Presented by Andrew Bein, PhD, LCSW on 09-28-2018 at 9 a.m. Pacific (noon Eastern) to 11 a.m. Pacific (2 p.m. Eastern)

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) builds upon the repertoire of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and allows clinicians to engage clients with acceptance-based practices and skill-building. Clinicians can enhance their therapy skills by enriching their understanding of DBT as well as gaining proficiency in applying DBT-informed interventions.

In this two-hour continuing education web conference, Andrew Bein, PhD, LCSW will present a trauma-informed Wise Mind model that clinicians have effectively used across a spectrum of client diagnoses. Dr. Bein will present elements designed to help clients develop compassionate self-care skills. Dr. Bein will also discuss how to help clients mindfully address reactive and distressing emotions and locate sources of resilience in challenging times. 

This introductory instructional level web conference is designed to help clinicians: 

  1. Apply a dialectic approach to psychotherapy.
  2. Explain how a traditional cognitive approach can be invalidating to clients.
  3. Assist clients to build emotion regulation and resilience through teaching and embodying radical acceptance.
  4. Describe the merit of working with a simplified Wise Mind model.
  5. Summarize the benefits of using DBT for trauma-informed work.

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Continuing Education (CE) Information

2 CE contact hours will be provided by GoodTherapy for attending this web conference in its entirety. 

GoodTherapy is an Approved Education Provider by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals (provider #135463). Of the eight counselor skill groups ascribed to by NAADAC, this course is classified within Counseling Services. 

GoodTherapy is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.

This organization, GoodTherapy, provider #1352, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. GoodTherapy maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: March 30, 2016 through March 30, 2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive two clinical continuing education clock hours.

GoodTherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. GoodTherapy maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

GoodTherapy, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0395.

GoodTherapy, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0022 and for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0031.

Registration Information

Premium Membership with GoodTherapy includes access to this web conference at no cost. Not yet a Premium Member? Mental health professionals can attend this live web conference for $29.95 or access the homestudy recording for $14.95.

Meet the Presenter

Andrew Bein, PhD, LCSW

Andrew Bein, PhD, LCSW

Andrew Bein, PhD, LCSW Emeritus Professor, Sacramento State University, has incorporated mindfulness-based practices and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in a variety of settings for nearly 18 years.

In addition to having a private practice, Dr. Bein is the clinical supervisor at Sunburst Projects and has worked at implementing the DBT model and lessons from his book DBT for Wellness and Recovery: Interventions and Activities for Diverse Client Needs (Wiley) at sites throughout Northern California. He has conducted highly-rated workshops and trainings on DBT in 27 states.

To learn more about Dr. Bein and his work, visit his website at www.andrewbein.org.

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Continuing Education Provider Approvals

  • ace
    GoodTherapy.org is Approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. GoodTherapy.org maintains responsibility for this program and its content. GoodTherapy.org received APA approval in May 2011. Events after 2011 may meet APA requirements for Continuing Education credits.
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    GoodTherapy.org has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6380. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. GoodTherapy.org is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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    This course has been approved by GoodTherapy.org, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #135463. GoodTherapy.org is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
  • ace
    GoodTherapy.org, provider #1352, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. GoodTherapy.org maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 03/30/2016 – 03/30/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 2 clinical continuing education clock hours.
  • GoodTherapy.org, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0395.
  • GoodTherapy.org, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0022 and for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0031.

548.5 CE hours and counting!

All are available to GoodTherapy Premium Members at no additional cost.