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6606: Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Prerequisites: SOC WK 5100 or advanced standing status, and graduate standing. This course examines theory and evidence-based practices through the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) model. DBT combines cognitive and behavioral theories in individual and group treatment. Students will use these theories to understand the DBT skills of Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Distress Tolerance. Students will engage in role playing while learning the four components of DBT: DBT skills training, DBT individual therapy, DBT phone coaching, and DBT therapist consultation team meeting. This course will include integration and application of the DSM-5.
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Section 001