Upcoming Medical Conferences in New CanaanSearch Criteria : United States of America New Canaan
Sep 16 - 17, 2019 | CME 12.50 | USD $395 | New Canaan, Connecticut
Adapting your DBT Program for Substance Use Disorders - DBT-SUD is organized by Behavioral Tech (BTECH) and will be held from Sep 16 - 17, 2019 at Silver Hill Hospital, New Canaan, Connecticut, United States of America. Target Audience: This workshop is intended for those who have knowledge of standard Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Accreditation: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors: The allotted contact hours for this activity = 12.5. Mental Health Counselors: The allocated clock hours for this activity = 12.5. Nurses: Behavioral Tech is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Continuing Medical Education is accepted by the ANCC for nursing certification renewal. The maximum AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ designated by Behavioral Tech for this activity = 12.5. At the end of the training, each Nurse must complete and sign the provided form to record the number of credits claimed. Keep one copy & return the other copy to Behavioral Tech. Psychologists: Behavioral Tech is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Behavioral Tech maintains responsibility for the program and its content. Behavioral Tech will email you a letter documenting your attendance after successful completion of the program and homework. The number of hours Behavioral Tech has allocated within APA guidelines = 12.5. Social Workers- WA: Behavioral Tech will apply to the NASW, Washington State Chapter, Provider Number 1975-166, to offer continuing education for Certified Social Workers. Behavioral Tech will email a certificate of attendance upon 100% completion of this activity. The hours of CE allocated for this activity = 12.5. Social Workers – NY: The hours allocated for this activity = 12.5. Course Description: This two-day workshop covers the modifications made when applying Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to clients with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and substance use disorders. Participants specifically learn how DBT for substance use disorders (DBT-SUD), when applied to populations with comorbid disorders, differs from standard DBT for BPD clients in the way that DBT is targeted, how behavioral skills are taught in skills training group, how to engage clients in therapy at the beginning of treatment, strategies for not losing clients during treatment, and how therapists are supported when clients are in danger of dropping out of therapy. This workshop is intended for those who have knowledge of standard DBT. Learning Objectives: As a result of this training, participants will be able to: • Describe the adaptations of DBT specific to substance use disorders. • Describe the evidence for DBT-SUD • Describe how DBT-SUD is similar to and different from other major substance use treatments. • List the principles to consider in determining for whom DBT-SUD is appropriate. • Explain the concept of dialectical abstinence. • Apply specific attachment strategies to gain commitment and keep substance abusing clients in treatment • Identify specific treatment targets for substance abusers with borderline personality disorder • Train DBT skills specific to substance abusers with borderline personality disorder. • Describe the principles for involving families in DBT-SUD.