Recent studies have shown that Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is the most evidence-based & effective treatment model for Borderline Personality Disorder. Led by expert DBT trainer Diane Bigler, this webinar will cover the latest research, evidence-based practices, and interactive exercises for applying DBT in treating BPD.
After covering the latest research on DBT & Borderline Personality Disorder, learning how to identify the primary DBT treatment targets, and choosing the best methods of intervention for BPD clients…
You’ll get more insight about the dynamic of the therapeutic relationship, skills training, mindfulness, validation, and how to use these to create an effective treatment environment.
Ultimately, this comprehensive learning opportunity will leave you with the knowledge & skills needed to incorporate DBT into your clinical practice and provide successful treatment for individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder.
- Identify the theoretical foundations of DBT and the four core skills application to BPD populations.
- Explore the four core skills and make use of interventions for targeted problems.
- Construct methods of evaluating clients with BPD to design appropriate DBT treatment strategies.
Power point presentation will be posted soon.
Diane Bigler, LCSW, LSCSW
Diane Bigler, LCSW, LSCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri and Kansas with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. She has held clinical positions as an outpatient and in-home therapist and clinical supervisor. Diane was an Adjunct Professor of Social Work for 10 years at The University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare and a Field Liaison and Field Instructor. She has also held administrative positions as a program Director and Coordinator. Diane is a frequent local and national trainer on a wide variety of mental health and workplace development topics with clinicians and corporations. Diane is most passionate about providing quality professional development to clinicians, employees, and leaders. For fun, Diane loves to spoil her four Dachshunds and rock out to 80’s music.