Addressing Suicidal Behaviors with Dialectical Behavior Therapy – Los Angeles

Start Date: March 31, 2017
End Date: March 31, 2017
Time: 11:30 am to 2:30 pm

Location: 189 The Grove Dr Ste Z80, Los Angeles, CA 90036


Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was originally developed to treat chronically suicidal individuals diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

Within the DBT framework, life-threatening behaviors such as suicidal self-injury, suicidal ideation, and suicide communications are prioritized during treatment, regardless of diagnosis.

So how do you use the DBT skills to help a client who is struggling with ideas of or gestures toward suicidality?

During this workshop, you will learn the research behind using DBT for treating suicidal behaviors and learn skills that can help you address those behaviors in a client.

After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

No prior DBT training is required to attend.

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2.0 CE credits available for psychologists, MFTs, and LCSWs.
Must attend the entire day and complete the distributed evaluation form to receive full credit. Partial credit is not allowed. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaving before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credit.

Cost: $45.00
Cost includes lunch.


Nicole Riddle, PsyD: At Clearview, Dr. Riddle facilitates DBT skills groups, provides individual therapy using DBT, and works with patients suffering from eating disorders. Dr. Riddle also runs an ongoing DBT skills course for families of clients at Clearview Women’s Center.

Kate Roahrig, MA, MFTI: Kate Roahrig, MA, MFTI, is a DBT therapist at Clearview Women’s Center. Kate has been a member of the Clearview Women’s Center team since 2012, starting her work as a community counselor and moving into the position of house manager. As a DBT therapist Kate facilitates DBT skills groups and CBT groups, and provides individual therapy using DBT.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: If you need to cancel your registration at a later date, please note that refunds will only be issued for cancellations made before March 29, 2017. Cancellations received after the stated date will not be eligible for a refund. A service charge of $10 is withheld from all refunds (refund in full if the conference is cancelled, discontinued, or rescheduled). Refund request must be made in writing.

CPA Accredited: Clearview Treatment Programs is approved by the California Psychological Association (CPA) to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now recognizes CPA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs and MFTs. Clearview Treatment Programs maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Prerequisites: This workshop is intended for doctoral-level psychologists, physicians, and terminal level master-degreed clinicians who have completed their own programs of study.

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Event categories: Workshop.Event tags: CE credits and DBT.

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