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DBT: Adolescent Adaptation Part I

1:00pm - April 29, 2021 | Timezone: US/Central
Great Lakes MHTTC
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Sixth in a series of seven DBT modules. The Great Lakes MHTTC offers this series for behavioral health providers in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI. 

DBT: Adolescent Adaption Part I will demonstrate how to adapt the DBT model to an adolescent population.  This session will also cover including caregivers and applying biosocial theory to adolescents and their families.


Learning Objectives

  • The basic components of Adolescent DBT and how it differs from regular DBT
  • How to orient adolescent clients and caregivers to treatment
  • How to run a multi-family skills training group
  • The new Walking the Middle Path skills module and other skills additions to Adolescent DBT
  • How to run a stage 2 graduate group.


Part II of this presentation will continue the discussion of how to adapt DBT to adolescents.

DBT Adolescent Adaptation Part II
May 20, 2021  
1:00–5:00 pm CST/2:00–6:00 pm EST
Register: DBT: Adolescent Adaptation Part II



Henry BoehHenry Boeh is a certified DBT clinician through the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification (DBT-LBC), and a licensed psychologist. He works with both adult and adolescent clients and is the team leader of the Center for Behavioral Medicine Adolescent DBT Program, which is a certified DBT program through the DBT-LBC. Henry is passionate about delivering adherent and comprehensive DBT treatment, and teaching others to do the same.