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Rescuing the Dysregulated Child: Adapting DBT Skills Training for Children & Adolescents by Dr. Eboni Webb

Eboni Webb

January 24, 2019

8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Event Location:
MHS Education Center
6600 France Ave S
Suite #230
Edina, MN 55435

 

6.0 CEs Approved by the Following:
MN Board of Social Work Board log number: CEP-452
MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (LPC & LPCC) Board log number: 2018.CE.283
MN Board of Psychology Board log number: 201911.389

Cost: 
$149
Order By Phone: (920) 494-3401 or (800) 895-0071
Registration will close after the first 45 seats fill.

 

 

Program Description:

Attend this seminar and you will discover how powerful and proven Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is for treating challenging child and adolescent disorders. Working with emotionally-dysregulated children in your practice can be overwhelming and exhausting. You probably feel the pull of being the "savior" for dysregulated children and their worried parents. Learn how to implement the DBT skills you need to be more effective in treatment, avoid burnout and achieve positive outcomes.

About Dr. Webb

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Dr. Eboni Webb earned her doctorate of clinical psychology in 2008 from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology (now Argosy University/Twin Cities).  She has practiced in numerous community settings including clinics that treated underserved communities of color, clients with developmental disabilities, and clients suffering from severe and persistent mental illness.  She worked at the largest mental health clinic at the time in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area that specialized in treating clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) with Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).  She has practiced DBT for over seven years in community mental health centers  and developed two special DBT-oriented treatment programs for clients with developmental disabilities and borderline-intellectual functioning.   She continues to serve as an advisor to the Dialectical Behavior Therapy National Certification and Accreditation Association (DBTNCAA).

Dr. Webb currently resides in Nashville, TN where she has been serving clients for three years in her private practice, Kairos.  She continues to specialize in individual and group DBT as well as cognitive-behavior strategies that address a myriad of clinical issues. She also offers special group therapies for adults and a dual-track of teen skills training that includes their parents.  She is currently working to adapt DBT for clients with severe and persistent mental illness (e.g. psychotic-based disorders).

Agenda:

8:00am - 8:30am -- Registration/sign-in & breakfast
8:30am -- Program begins
12:00pm - 1:00pm -- Break for lunch (on your own)
1:00pm -- Program resumes
4:00pm -- Program ends

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn the critical “ingredients” for effective DBT 
  • Learn the biosocial model of pervasive emotional dysregulation disorders found in innately sensitive children
  • Learn how to model and teach classic behaviorism strategies with parent and child
  • Understand the importance of structure in both skills training and home environments and how to teach parents or care providers to implement these strategies.
  • Learn how adapt each skills module to reflect the language of the child
  • Understand the role of parents/therapists/care providers and how to reestablish a safe and loving structure that enables the child to learn and generalize skills

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