Session 10: We’re Doing the Best We Can and We Need to Do Better: Incorporating Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Theory and Skills into Your Clinical Practice

Egg Harbor, WI US
August 5, 2024 to August 9, 2024
This workshop will provide a broad overview of comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) including major theoretical concepts, treatment structure and strategy, and research supporting the efficacy of DBT. Participants will gain increased knowledge and familiarity with DBT skills of mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness along with stylistic approaches to manage challenging clinical presentations. The workshop will include discussion about adolescent and family considerations, adaptations of DBT in different settings (e.g., outpatient, schools), and populations indicated for DBT treatment. The course is designed for practitioners with basic or little experience with DBT. 

Target Audience

  • ​​​​​Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Psychiatry Residents
  • Medical Students
  • Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

Participants who engage in this education intervention will be able to:

  • Describe key DBT concepts including dialectics, validation, and biosocial theory  
  • Explain the DBT skill mindfulness and demonstrate three examples of mindfulness practice 
  • Identify the main differences between emotional regulation and distress tolerance with the ability to explain strategies for employing each skill 
  • Demonstrate the use of DEARMAN as an interpersonal effectiveness skill 
Additional information

Contact

Name: 
Caimen Masterson
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-7250
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 15.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 15.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
  • 15.00 NASW
Course opens: 
03/18/2024
Course expires: 
11/30/2024
Event starts: 
08/05/2024 - 9:00am CDT
Event ends: 
08/09/2024 - 12:15pm CDT
Cost:
$702.00

Monday: 

  • Introductions  
  • Rationale for mindfulness practice and mindfulness exercise 
  • Overview of comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy 
  • Dialectics 
  • Borderline Personality Disorder and the Biosocial theory 

Tuesday: 

  • Mindfulness exercise 
  • Modes of Treatment 
  • Structuring treatment 
  • Key differences between DBT and CBT 
  • Goals and structure of skills training 
  • Mindfulness Module with skill practice and demonstration  

Wednesday

  • Mindfulness exercise 
  • Distress Tolerance Module with skill practice and demonstration 
  • Emotion Regulation Module with skill practice and demonstration 

Thursday

  • Mindfulness exercise 
  • Emotion Regulation (continued) 
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness Module with skill practice and demonstration 
  • Walking the Middle Path – aka family/adolescent skills and considerations 
  • Skills wrap-up and review 

Friday:     

  • Tools and strategies for individual sessions 
  • Dialectical Strategies 
  • Change strategies 
  • Managing suicidal and self-harm behaviors 
  • Wrap-up 
The Landmark Resort
4929 Landmark Drive
Egg Harbor, WI 54209
United States
+1 (800) 273-7877

Lodging in July and August is in great demand; you must make reservations early. A block of suites has been set aside at the Landmark Resort. These suites will be held until June 7th, 2024, or until they are filled. After that, the rooms are on a space-available basis.

From its site on the bluff, the Landmark offers outstanding views of the waters of Green Bay with 294 units comprised of 1, 2, and 3-bedroom suites. Facilities include the Carrington Pub and Grill, 10 meeting and function rooms, 1 indoor and 3 outdoor pools, 2 tennis courts, whirlpools and steam rooms, and a fitness center and game room. The Landmark Resort is Door County’s largest and best full-service facility. As of May 2017, all suites at the Landmark have been renovated! Visit their website for photos and details.

The Landmark Resort
4929 Landmark Drive
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin 54209
Reservations: (800) 273-7877
http://www.thelandmarkresort.com

To book through our discounted group rate, please call the Landmark reservation line at (800) 273-7877 and state that you are attending the Door County Summer Institute. No group code is required. Group rates cannot be booked online.

Beth Shaw, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at MCW specializing in the treatment of adults with disorders of emotional dysregulation. She is the team lead of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program at the MCW Tosa Health Center and provides clinical training and supervision to medical students and residents with an emphasis on DBT and Cognitive Behavioral interventions. Dr. Shaw received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Marquette University and is a member of the Wisconsin Institute of Neuroscience.

Jessica Brumm-Larson, PhD, (she/her) is an Assistant Professor for the Medical College of Wisconsin and a Licensed Psychologist with Children’s Wisconsin. Dr. Brumm-Larson provides therapy, assessment, and psychological evaluations to families, adolescents, and school-age children. She facilitates a DBT skills-only group for adolescents and caregivers at Children’s Wisconsin. With specialized training in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), she has experience in clinical, academic, and school-based settings. In addition to her clinical contributions, Dr. Brumm-Larson has over ten years of experience training graduate-level students and mentoring early-career psychologists. She is trained in mind-body skills and leads a mind-body group for medical providers at Children’s Wisconsin. Dr. Brumm-Larson is passionate about supporting identity development and self-care practices for providers. She attained her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Educational Psychology in 2011. 


Activity Director:
Carlyle H Chan, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and 
the Institute for Health and Equity-Bioethics and Humanities
Medical College of Wisconsin

Planning Committee Members:
Robert Huberty, MSW, LCSW
Program Director
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Ellen Leitner, LCSW
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Kevin Bozymski, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Science
Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy 
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Kylie Lenz, PA-C
Physician Assistant 
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Heather M. Smith, PhD, ABPP
Lead Psychologist
Director of Psychology Training
Milwaukee VA Medical Center
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Jessica Reyes-Roberson, APNP
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

  • Carlyle H Chan

  • Robert Huberty

  • Ellen Leitner

  • Kevin Bozymski

  • Kylie Lenz

  • Heather M. Smith

  • Jessica Reyes-Roberson

  • Beth Shaw

  • Jessica Brumm-Larson

Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for up to 15.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

National Association of Social Workers Credit Statement:

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886840778-6400) for 15 continuing education contact hours.

Psychology CE Credit Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

MCW's Psychology Continuing Education Grievance Policy

Available Credit

  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 15.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 15.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
  • 15.00 NASW

Price

Cost:
$702.00
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Early Bird pricing will be available through June 15th, 2024. After that, prices will increase as noted below.

FeeAttendee TypeAmount
Five-Day In Person Registration (Early Bird)Physicians, psychologists, pharmacists, physician assistants, APPs and other Health Professionals$675.00
Five-Day In Person RegistrationPhysicians, psychologists, pharmacists, physician assistants, APPs and other Health Professionals$725.00
Five-Day In Person Registration (Early Bird)Medical students, grad students, residents$575.00
Five-Day In Person RegistrationMedical students, grad students, residents$625.00

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