DBT Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

1:00pm - April 28, 2022 thru 5:00pm - April 28, 2022 | Timezone: US/Central
Great Lakes MHTTC
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The Great Lakes MHTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.




The Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills module is the third in a series of eight DBT modules that will be presented every three weeks through August 11, 2022. This module will provide goals for interpersonal effectiveness and obtaining objectives skillfully in relationships.



  • Describe how Interpersonal Effectiveness skills fit within the larger picture of DBT.
  • Identify situations where clients can use Interpersonal Effectiveness skills.
  • Describe ways to teach Interpersonal Effectiveness skills to clients.



Kim Skerven

Kim Skerven, PhD is a Licensed Psychologist and DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified DBT Clinician. She practices DBT at the Center for Behavioral Medicine in Brookfield, WI. Dr. Skerven offers individual DBT, facilitates DBT Skills Training Groups, and provides supervision in DBT.



Certificates of attendance will be emailed to all who attend the training session in full.