Running DBT Skills-Development Groups is a 3-day course from the Association for Psychological Therapies (APT), a leading provider of accredited Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) training courses.
It is the only DBT training that is APT-accredited and also gives you access to APT’s relevant downloadable resources for use post-course. The course is available for teams and individuals and can be attended face-to-face or online. It can also be completed as part of the Extended Training DBT course.
This course lasts 3 days and is all about teaching delegates how to run skills development groups. These are an important part of becoming proficient in DBT, the rationale being that patients need not only to be motivated, gain insights and knowledge etc, but usually also need to acquire skills in:
This course is therefore all about coaching and practice. Every delegate will be expected to run such a group at least once (possibly jointly with another delegate), and will receive constructive feedback on their performance, and time to re-practice. The aim is to return every delegate to their workplace proficient in running DBT Skills Training Groups.
All delegates are registered at APT as having attended the course, and receive a certificate to acknowledge their attendance, registration, and APT-Accreditation at the appropriate level. As a bona fide APT event, this course automatically has accreditation from The Association for Psychological Therapies. This accreditation is given weight by the fact of over 150,000 professionals having attended APT training.
Upon completion of the 3-day course, delegates will receive the relevant level of APT's Accreditation in DBT.
Booking this training is easy...
For individuals or small groups:
Option 1: Online Live course:
Live and interactive online course, Open for you to attend from your home or workplace. Choose from one of the following dates to attend (3-days):
5-7 June 2024
Price: $715 CAD per person. The fee covers: tuition, PDF workbook, certification, registration, and accreditation. Times: 10am - 4pm (ET) daily, including 45 minutes for lunch.
We continuously monitor the quality of our training by obtaining feedback on the two key scales of relevance and presentation from every course delegate. Below are the average ratings for the last ten runnings of this course, which are updated periodically.
APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below are just some of the great comments the Running DBT Skills- Development Groups course has received.
"Amazing, interesting and challenging in equal measures. A brilliant course for developing skills that can be put into practice straight away."
“Brilliant training - I now feel equipped to start setting up DBT skills groups."