A teacher of the skills trainer is a certified DBT skills trainer. From Dialexis, the teacher in training is able to give a part of the skills training during the intensive training and to give the training ‘Train the Trainer’ together with a colleague. The teacher in training is able to train other professionals to become skills trainer.
- Being a certified DBT skills trainer.
- Possess at least two years of experience as DBT skills trainer.
- Being active as DBT skills trainer in a DBT program.
- Having successfully completed the intensive training.
The entire course ‘Train the Trainer’ is given twice as a teacher under supervision of a certified teacher of DBT skills trainer. By means of a checklist, the competences of the aspiring teacher are scored. All parts have to be scored as sufficient.
Requirements to stay teacher of the skills training
The teacher skills trainer have assessed recordings of two DBT sessions every 4 years on the basis of the adherence coding. Both sessions must be assessed as sufficient. Additionally, a teacher of the skills trainer is actively part of a DBT consultation team.