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Our team of DBT experts have trained mental health professionals internationally in hospital, community and university settings. Our trainers have extensive DBT training and experience on adherent DBT teams. Our goal is to enhance the skills of mental health professionals and programs to promote more effective delivery and application of DBT, mindfulness and more.

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Upcoming Events

May 7, 2024 | 12-1pm (ET)

Compassion as a Skill for Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Functioning

Expanding on the DBT skill, ‘Loving-Kindness’, we will explore how compassion, at a neurophysiological, behavioural and conceptual level, is a way of attending to ourselves and others that can promote emotion regulation, interpersonal connections and prosocial behaviour.

May 9, 2024 | 4pm (PT)

Discover Your Self-Compassion: A Writing Workshop to Buffer the Stigma

This workshop will support you to find your inner self-compassion and help heal the wounds caused by stigmatized views of Borderline Personality Disorder. You'll be guided through writing prompts informed by Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skills, including mindfulness, validation and compassion, to promote resilience and buffer the impact of stigma.

May 27, 2024 | 12-1pm (ET)

Mindfulness Skills in DBT

Participants will learn how mindfulness is presented in DBT and organized into unique skills that promote attentional control, intentional action, and present moment focus. Available to CASW Members Only.

June 4, 2024 | 12-1pm (ET)

Beyond the Session: Effective Use of Skills Coaching with Clients

In this webinar, we will explore the logistics for implementing planned and impromptu out-of-session coaching calls to expand your practice and better support clients, in both DBT and non-DBT treatment settings. You will learn how to structure coaching calls succinctly to promote goal-focused and effective outcomes in coaching calls with clients.

 June 24, 2024 | 12-1pm ET

Distress Tolerance Skills in DBT

Participants will learn distress tolerance skills from DBT that help clients embrace difficult circumstances, tolerate intense emotions, and resist impulsive urges. Available to CASW Members Only.

July 29, 2024 | 12-1pm ET

Emotion Regulation Skills in DBT

Participants will learn emotion regulation skills from DBT that help clients recognize, manage and express difficult emotions effectively. Available to CASW Members Only.

August 26, 2024 | 12pm ET

Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills in DBT

Participants will learn interpersonal effectiveness skills from DBT that help clients communicate effectively and engage with others in a way that maintains and strengthens their relationships and self-respect. Available to CASW Member Only.

Nov 20-Dec 11, 2024 | Wed 6:30-9pm (ET)

Finding Your Edge: Mindfulness for Optimal Performance

If you want to achieve greater performance and success in your personal and professional life, this course is for you. You’ll learn how the science, practice and philosophy of mindfulness can reduce stress, enhance emotional intelligence and help you meet your goals.

Dates TBD | Fall 2024

Compassion-Based Resilience for Healthcare Professionals

This course draws upon research and various models and practices in mindfulness and compassion meditation for healthcare providers, to promote greater positive affect, connection, compassionate presence and emotional resilience, even in the face of others' suffering.

Custom training for teams and organizations, on topics related to

DBT, mindfulness, borderline personality disorder and more.

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Past Events

March 11, 2024

Explore the core principles and theoretical underpinnings of DBT including the different modes of treatment and the differences between adherent DBT treatment delivery and delivering standalone components of the DBT model.

October 18, 2023

Monthly consultation meetings to strengthen your adherence and fidelity to individual and group DBT treatment.

October 5, 2023

From Knowing to Doing the DBT Skills

Learn to formulate problem behaviours; identify skills deficits and solutions; and help clients integrate as well as generalize the DBT skills into their lives outside of session.

February 3, 2023

Improving Emotion Regulation Through Physical Health

Learn to confidently treat physical health vulnerabilities to improve emotion regulation, following the components of DBT's PLEASE skills.

October 13, 2022

Leading Effective Mindfulness Practices in DBT

Learn how to avoid common mistakes when facilitating mindfulness and lead effective practices through the lens of DBT principles.

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