Introduction to DBT Informed School Counseling Strategies: 2 Day Live Virtual Training

Registration deadline to receive a free copy of the curriculum (manual) is: May 15, 2023

For: Counselors, Social Workers, and School Mental Health Staff

This 2-day training will provide school mental health staff with an overview of how Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills and strategies can be provided within the school environment using an MTSS model. School mental health staff will be taught how to identify student goals and behavioral targets for counseling sessions as well as the rationale of using a chain analysis as a method of assessment and guide to determining effective solutions. Additionally, participants will be provided step-by-step processes for providing skills coaching (based on DBT STEPS-A skills) to students “on the fly” when needed during the school day in order to increase the amount of time students spend in the classroom. Participants will learn how the invalidating environment can impact emotion dysregulation and will be taught validation skills and how they can be used to impact school culture.

CEU Offerings for this Training:

  • Prevention Domain 5: Public Policy & Environment Change- 2 Hours
  • Prevention Domain 6: Professional Growth and Responsibility- 9 Hours

PAA will also offer 11 CEUs from the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist (CSWMFT) Board.