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(Free CE Hour) Using DBT Skills to Address Intergenerational Transmission of Emotion Dysregulation within Families
June 14th, 2023
Maureen Zalewski, Ph.D.

(Free CE Hour) Suicide Prevention in Pediatric Primary Care
July 12th, 2023
Lia Gaggino, MD

DBT in a Nutshell for Adolescents and Caregivers
July 13th-14th, 2023
Erica Tan, PsyD

Diving into DBT Skills for Adolescents and Caregivers
August 3rd-4th, 2023
Ashley Maliken, PhD

(Free CE Hour) Culture Forward: A Strengths and Culture Based Tool to Protect our Native Youth from Suicide
August 9th, 2023
Victoria M. O'Keefe, PhD, MS

DBT in a Nutshell: Treating Multi-Diagnostic, Complex Individuals
August 10th-11th, 2023
Leah Smart-Gordon, LCSW

Optimizing the Engine of DBT Individual Therapy
August 24th-25th, 2023
Erica Tan, PsyD

Diving into DBT Skills
September 7th-8th, 2023
Jason Fritts, LCSW

(Free CE Hour) Evidence-Based and Family-Focused Practices in the Treatment of Adolescent Substance Abuse
September 13th, 2023
Cindy Schaeffer, PhD

Optimizing Eating Disorder Treatments with DBT
September 19th-20th, 2023
Amy Kalasunas LPCC-S, NCC

Working Well with the Suicidal Patient: Ethics, Boundaries of Competence, Avoiding Harm, and Risk Management
September 22nd, 2023
Andrew White, PhD, ABPP

(Free CE Hour) Let's Listen to Our Youth: Strategies to Engage Black Youth in Mental Health Care
October 12th, 2023
Aijah K. B. Goodwin, PhD

DBT CITI Part 1: Comprehensive Implementation & Training Intensive
Oct. 18th-20th & 23rd-24th, 2023
Andrew White, PhD, ABPP
Christopher Conley, DSW, RSW

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