The Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Children (DBT-C) Training for Experienced Clinicians is a comprehensive course designed for those who have attended the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Intensive Training or DBT Foundational Training who are interested in the application of DBT with children. This training is intended for clinicians invested in learning DBT-C to a high standard in order to better implement the treatment in their setting. It includes content on child individual counseling, didactics on emotions, parent training component and DBT-C skills.

In order to attend this training, a participant must:
  • Have attended a DBT Intensive or Foundational Training (or equivalent)
  • Be a current member of a DBT consultation team
  • Must work with pre-adolescent children
  • Agree to read the following treatment manuals before the training:
    • Linehan, M. M. (1993). Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. New York: Guilford Press.
    • Linehan, M. M. (2015). DBT Skills Training Manual (Second Edition). New York: Guilford Press.
    • Linehan, M.M. (2015). DBT® Skills Training Handouts & Worksheets (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.
Please note: You may not complete this application without providing the information below. Please have this information available before you begin the application. Your application will not be saved, so any information entered will be lost if you leave the application prior to full completion.
  1. Application Fee Order # (to confirm payment). You should have received this before being directed to this link.
  2. Information about your comprehensive DBT training and other related DBT experience
  3. Information about your DBT Team and program
  4. Confirmation that you have reviewed the Training Agreement and Video Confidentiality & Privacy Agreement

You can access a PDF version of the required information here. Paper applications will not be reviewed, so please return to this link when you have the required information to complete your application online.

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* 1. Yes, I meet all the prerequisites to attend this training, and I have the required information available to me to proceed with the application