Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102701
About the Course:
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is an effective treatment for patients with Bipolar Personality Disorder (BPD) and chronic suicidal behavior. New evidence suggests that DBT skills training reduces problems with emotions and can also be used to treat other mental disorders. This review summarizes evidence regarding the clinical effectiveness for the use of DBT in the treatment of adult patients with mental illness.
This course is based on the article, Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adults with Mental Illness: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines created by Kwakye Peprah, PhD, MBA, B.Pharm et al. in 2017.
Publication Date:CADTH; 2017 Oct. (CADTH rapid response report: summary with critical appraisal). 2017
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Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Explain rationale for use of DBT in adults with mental illness other than BPD.
- Summarize the studies that were included in the review, the specific populations studied, methods, and results.
- Discuss the implications and conclusions of the studies reviewed.
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