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Chats with Trainers: Incorporating Dialectical Dilemmas into DBT Case Formulation
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In DBT we refer to conceptualizations of difficulties that arise in treatment as either dialectical dilemmas or secondary targets. Many clinicians report confusion about how to incorporate these into treatment. When referring to them as secondary targets the pressing question is how do you treat them in the context of primary targets. Another take on these as dialectical dilemmas offers the possibility of enriching case formulation by using these dialectical dilemmas as sources of hypothesis generation when patients don’t clearly articulate their experience. The discussion will focus on how to generate hypotheses and incorporate these into DBT case formulations, while keeping in mind the behavioral science principles and staying as close as possible to observable behaviors in defining problems.
As a result of this event participants will be able to incorporate hypotheses to include in DBT case formulation based on dialectical dilemmas experienced by persons with borderline personality disorder.
Virtual Meeting Details
Date: April 24th, 2020
Time: 8:30am – 9:30am Pacific / 11:30am – 12:30pm Eastern
Meeting Duration: 60 minutes
Registration Fee: $35.00
Participants will receive a Zoom meeting invite no later than 24 hours before the session. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you do not receive an invite.
About Topic-Driven Discussions with DBT Experts
This session is one of our “Topic-Driven Discussions with DBT Experts” within the Chats with Trainers series. These discussions will offer a presentation + Q&A format for small groups of 20-25 participants, ideal for those who want to engage in an in-depth, focused conversation with the guidance of the Trainer’s expertise. Please note, CE credits will not be offered.
Tony DuBose, PsyD
Seattle, WA Anthony P. DuBose, PsyD is the Chief Training Executive & Director of CE/CME for Behavioral Tech, LLC, the company founded by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., ABPP, for the dissemination of evidence-based treatments. He is a Founding Member and serves on the Advisory Board of the Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle, PLLC. Dr. DuBose received a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Pacific University of Oregon. He completed his predoctoral psychology internship at Western State Hospital in Lakewood, WA, and his residency requirements for psychology licensure as a postdoctoral fellow in clinical child psychology through the University of Washington's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Before training as a psychologist he completed a Master of Science degree in counseling from Loyola University of New Orleans and worked as a family therapist upon completion of that degree. Dr. DuBose is licensed as a psychologist by the state of Washington, and is certified as a DBT Clinician by the DBT- Linehan Board of Certification. His interest in suicidal and self-injurious behaviors developed when working with severely suicidal adolescents at the Child Study and Treatment Center, the state psychiatric hospital for children in Washington, where he served as director of the older adolescent program from 1997 to 2001. His experience includes treatment of adults, adolescents, children, families, and inpatient adolescent populations. He is a recognized expert in the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy in the treatment of suicidal and self-injurious behaviors in adults and adolescents, borderline personality disorder, and substance use disorders. He has collaborated with Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., ABPP, and other researchers on the study of DBT, particularly related to its dissemination and implementation. He has a particular interest in implementation of evidence-based treatments in systems and has trained and consulted with providers in the United States, Australia, Canada, Egypt, Europe, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand, and South America.
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