Portland: DBT for Eating Disorders Advanced Training
WHAT: This two-day training is intended for treatment providers who are working with multi-diagnostic clients with eating disorders using DBT. The training will provide a brief overview of eating disorders, a comparison of the similarities and differences between DBT for Eating Disorders and standard CBT-based approaches for eating disorders, as well as important DBT adaptations for individuals with eating disorders. In addition, we will provide a summary of the research data to date on the efficacy of DBT for eating disorders.
On completion, participants will be able to:
- Understand and describe the DBT biosocial theory and how it relates to eating disordered clients
- Explain the significance of dialectics and balancing change with acceptance
- Understand the importance of and be able to do a behavioral analysis focusing on eating disorder behavior
- Understand and be able to effectively conceptualize the different eating disorder diagnoses
- Understand the cognitive, physiological, and medical complications of eating disorders
- Apply DBT commitment strategies to clients with eating disorders
- Structure telephone coaching to effectively support clients with eating disorders
- Explain the similarities and differences between using DBT and CBT for eating disorder treatment
- Shape treatment goals and priorities for the complex multidiagnostic client with an eating disorder
WHEN: May 19th & 20th, 2017 from 8:30am – 5:00pm. *If you are interested in this training on a date not offered, we can schedule most trainings at our site or yours, to meet your group’s needs.
WHERE: Portland DBT Institute, 580-5200 SW Macadam Avenue, Portland, OR. 97239
WHO: Training is for individuals who are already applying DBT Individual Therapy in their practice and/or who directly supervise other clinicians who provide DBT. *This is not an introductory training.