DBT Skills Part 4 of 4-Friday, January 22, 2021, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM with Jennifer Eaton, LMHC
VIRTUAL TRAINING-DBT Skills Part 4 of 4-Friday, January 22, 2021, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM with Jennifer Eaton, LMHC
This Training is VIRTUAL.
Friday, January 22, 2021, 9:00 AM—4:00 PM
DBT Skills Part Four with Jennifer Eaton, M.S., LMHC
DBT Skills Part Four will provide in-depth coverage of interpersonal effectiveness skills, walking the middle path module, and teaching specialty groups. Providing skills coaching between groups and sessions and applying skills to specific behaviors will be provided. The presenters will address a variety of teaching strategies to enhance skill acquisition. In addition, the special considerations when implementing DBT in milieu and school settings will be discussed. Participants will be encouraged to submit advance questions relative to their DBT practice for discussion.
Following this training, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate the Interpersonal effectiveness skills
- Describe walking the middle path
- Demonstrate how to coach clients outside of the group session
- Describe how to effectively implement DBT in milieu and school settings
- Describe and demonstrate how to teach DBT to specialty populations (e.g. schools, group homes, inpatient)
Jennifer Eaton, M.S., LMHC is a certified DBT clinician approved by the Linehan Board of Certification.
She is a professional trainer & consultant in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and related topics. She has provided training and consultation to agencies across the country in various levels of care from state hospitals and DMH funded programs to outpatient settings and schools.
In addition to providing professional training and consultation, Ms. Eaton currently works half-time at Reliant Medical Group as the Director of their new DBT Center for adult patients. She also maintains a private practice specializing in DBT.
Previously, Ms. Eaton worked at The Bridge of Central Massachusetts, now known as Open Sky Community Services for over 16 years. She was the Director of DBT Training and Consultation at The Bridge Training Institute and prior to that Director of DBT Services, during which she opened many residential group homes specializing in DBT.
Ms. Eaton was intensively trained in DBT by Dr. Charles Swenson & Dr. Cindy Sanderson in 2001. She completed two Advanced Intensive Trainings, one of which was under Dr. Marsha Linehan, the developer of DBT. She holds a Master of Science degree in clinical psychology and maintains a Massachusetts license in mental health counseling.