On this 1-day course, a global introduction about Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is given. During this course, fist, the theoretical foundation of DBT and the basic assumptions are discussed. After that, the different parts of the program and the way in which standard DBT treatment is offered, will be clarified.
Adaptations of the standard program to different target groups are briefly discussed. The course will use slides, DVD recordings and, if necessary, role-playing. A certain attitude towards the patient and the disorder has proven to be important in the treatment of cluster B personality disorders. An active attitude of the participants is therefore appreciated.