Description and Learning Objectives
Effective Use of RO DBT Diary Cards: In this webinar Dr Lynch teaches you how to effectively use RO DBT cards, which are used to set the stage for chain and solution analyses later on in session. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes
Chain and Solution Analysis Part 1: In this webinar Dr Lynch teaches you how to conduct the first three steps of the chain and solution analysis, using a case example and videos. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 16 minutes
Chain and Solution Analysis Part 2: Using video demonstrations and a case example, Dr Lynch teaches you how to conduct steps 4 and 5 of the chain and solution analysis, i.e., identifying the links in the chain and the consequences of the problem behavior. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 5 minutes
Chain and Solution Analysis Part 3: Using video demonstrations and a case example, Dr Lynch teaches you how to conduct step 6 of the chain and solution analysis, i.e., to identify the most maladaptive link(s) in the chain to target and to find solutions for these links that the client can use to help prevent future problem behavior. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 27 minutes
Chain and Solution Analysis Part 4: This is the final part of four lessons focusing on how to conduct a Chain & Solution Analysis the RO DBT way. In this lesson Dr Lynch introduces the RO DBT social signaling solution analysis protocol and addresses solutions for other problem links. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 26 minutes
Course length: 7 hours 1 minute
CE credits: 7
Created/launched: October 2021
Learning Objectives. At the end of this module, you will be able to:
- Use the diary card to identify the most relevant problem behavior that occurred in the past week that will be the focus of a chain and solution analysis.
- List the three most common errors that therapists make when identifying the social signal that should be targeted during the chain and solution analysis.
- Rank order the six steps of the RO DBT chain and solution analysis protocol.
- Determine the relevance of the maladaptive social signaling behavior for the chain analysis.
- Identify contributing factors and the prompting event that triggered the maladaptive behavior.
- Identify all relevant links in a chain analysis that lead to a client’s problem behavior.
- Formulate reinforcers and long-term negative consequences of problem behaviors identified in the chain analysis.
- Identify the most maladaptive link(s) in the chain that you will focus on for solution analysis.
- Formulate and demonstrate effective solutions to help your client modify their behavior to prevent future problems.
- Use a script to teach your client how to out themselves to enhance intimacy with another person.
- Use the Awareness Continuum when expressing opinions about the other person’s intentions, in order to take responsibility for your perceptions.
- Use the 12 questions from Flexible-Mind ADOPTS to help determine whether to accept or decline feedback.
- Use the 'RO DBT Social Signaling Solution Analysis Protocol' to teach a client how to apply solutions to the maladaptive links you have identified during the chain analysis.
- Rank order the most effective solutions for enhancing your clients’ social connectedness.
Entry Requirements & Additional Information
Target audience: clinicians with a professional qualification in a mental health or related field (e.g. psychology, psychiatry, social work, mental health nursing) who have already attended an RO DBT intensive training and who would like to refresh their knowledge.
Content Level: Intermediate - it is expected you are familiar with RO DBT.
Entry Requirements: You must have successfully completed Level 1 of the Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy Blended Learning program or attended an RO DBT Intensive Training in the past.
Method of Delivery: this course consists of a non-interactive pre-recorded video. You will need to have a sufficiently strong internet connection to be able to stream the video.
Accessibility: All videos have the option to turn on English Closed Captions. If you have any questions, need help or want to discuss accessibility issues, please contact email@example.com
Knowledge Quizzes: After each part you will be invited to complete a knowledge quiz via your online account. You will need to answer 80% of questions correctly in order to pass and move on to the next part.
Recommended Reading Materials:
- Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Theory and Practice for Treating Disorders of Overcontrol (T. Lynch, 2018; published by New Harbinger)
- The Skills Training Manual for Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Clinician's Guide for Treating Disorders of Overcontrol (T. Lynch, 2018; published by New Harbinger)
These books will be used throughout the training as reference works. You will not receive excerpts from the Textbook or Skills Manual as part of the Level 2 and 3 courses. It is assumed that clinicians wishing to learn RO DBT will have purchased these books already. If you have not, you can purchase them through various book sellers, including Amazon and New Harbinger, the publisher.
Conflicts of interest: We don’t receive any direct commercial support for our training companies RO DBT Online B.V. or Radically Open Ltd. However, Dr. Thomas Lynch, the RO DBT treatment developer and chief RO DBT trainer, receives royalty fees for the RO DBT Textbook and Skills Manual from New Harbinger publishers. He is married to Mrs Erica Smith-Lynch, co-owner and director or RO DBT Online B.V. and Radically Open Ltd.
Certificate/Letter of Completion: You will be able to download a certificate of completion for 7 CE credits provided you have passed the knowledge quiz and have completed the CE evaluation form. If you want your professional license number to be added to your certificate, please add this to your profile via your account management page.
Accreditation: We are accredited by the American Psychological Association and by the Approved Continuing Accreditation / Association of Social Work Boards. ACE and APA credit is not awarded for prerequisite reading, homework, assignments, supervision, and
Instructor Bio: Dr Thomas Lynch
Thomas R. Lynch, PhD, is Professor Emeritus in the School of Psychology at University of Southampton. He was the Director of the Duke Cognitive Behavioral Research and Treatment Program at Duke University (USA) from 1998-2007.
Dr Lynch is the treatment developer of Radically Open-Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (RO-DBT)—a new transdiagnostic treatment approach informed by 20+ years of clinical research. He is the author of the RO-DBT treatment manual titled “Radically Open- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for Disorders of Overcontrol” as a well as the RO DBT Skills Training Manual (2018; Context Press).
Dr Lynch has been the recipient of multiple large research grants from a range of sources, including the National Institutes of Health, National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, the Hartford Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, and the National Institute for Health Research. He was also the Chief Investigator of a multi- centre randomized controlled trial examining the efficacy and mechanisms of RO-DBT funded by the NIHR- Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation programme (http://www.reframed.org.uk/; Lynch).
He is a recipient of the John M. Rhoades Psychotherapy Research Endowment and a Beck Institute Scholar. He is recognized internationally as a world-leading expert in difficult-to-treat disorders; such as, personality disorders, chronic depression, and anorexia nervosa and is in frequent demand as a speaker internationally—e.g., Europe, USA, and Canada.
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