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LIVE WEBINAR: An Introduction To Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) For Disorders Of Over-Control

Location Online - Live Webinar from 9am-12.15pm US Central Time Date 22 Jan 2021Trainer Hope Arnold, LCSW, MA & Lori Prado, LMHC, LPC-S, CEDSCo-Host Radically Open Blended LearningAPA Credits 3

Course Objectives

Intended Audience & Aims: This 3 hour live webinar gives mental health practitioners who are not yet familiar with RO DBT and overview of what type of treatment RO DBT is. The aim is for clinicians to be able to make a more informed decision after attending this webinar on whether or not RO DBT is suitable for their clients and whether they want to learn how to practice RO DBT.

Brief summary of RO DBT: Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) is a treatment for patients who suffer from emotional and behavioral over-control. Some clients lack emotional control and need interventions designed to enhance emotional and behavioral control; others, for whom RO DBT is designed, require interventions designed to relax rigid or inflexible control. RO DBT has been researched over the past 25 years for patients with chronic depression or anorexia nervosa. Research results suggest that it is effective in these, and other, hard-to-treat groups such as Autism Spectrum Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder.

Please note: This is a 3 hour introductory training – the comprehensive implementation trainings comprise approximately 40-50 hours of blended learning (a combination of online and in person training) or 70 hours of intensive in person training offered as 2 x 5 full day trainings, with approximately 6 months between each 5 days. More details of both can be found here: https://www.radicallyopen.net/training-events/

Date: January 22nd, 2021, 9am-12.15pm US Central Time / 3.00-6.15pm Greenwich Mean Time (UK)

Live Webinar Schedule, January 22nd, 2021 (times are US Central Time):

9.00-10.15 am Live Teaching

10.15-10.30 pm Question and Answer opportunity

10.30-10.45 pm BREAK

10.45-12.00 pm Live Teaching

12.00-12.15 pm Question and Answer opportunity

Trainers: Hope Arnold, LCSW, MA & Lori Prado, LMHC, LPC-S, CEDS

Prerequisites: Apart from a professional qualification in a mental health or related field (e.g. psychology, psychiatry, social work, mental health nursing) there are no further prerequisites for the course.

Conflicts of interest: We don’t receive any direct commercial support for our training companies Radically Open Ltd or Radically Open Blended Learning. 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 Radically Open Ltd.

Learning Objectives

After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  1. Define the problem of overcontrol according to the four core deficits and the biosocial theory for overcontrol
  2. Describe what Radical Openness is (and is not)
  3. Describe the RO-DBT treatment hierarchy and modes of treatment
  4. Make an informed decision on whether or not RO DBT might be a suitable treatment for my clients

CE Hours: 3

Certificate

After the webinar you will be invited to complete a short quiz. You will receive a certificate of completion listing 3 CE hours if you answer 75% of the quiz questions correctly.