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Culturally Adapted Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Hispanic and Latino Clients: Part II

1:00pm - July 28, 2020 | Timezone: US/Eastern
National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC
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This one and half-hour part two online training is designed to provide an overview of the culturally adapted Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for Hispanic and Latino clients. During this second part participants will learn and apply fundamentals of DBT skills: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, Dialectical Thinking, and Interpersonal Effectiveness. A case study of a Mexican woman presenting cultural issues and with a diagnosis of depression and anxiety will be discussed using a Spanish DBT group therapy modality. Dr. Reutter will discuss types of parenting that impact Latina adolescents with suicidal behavior. Participants will be able to receive resources and recommendations regarding culturally adapted DBT for Latino clients.


Who should attend? This is an intermediate level workshop designed for social workers, counselors, psychologists, graduate students, community health workers, and other mental health providers.




About the presenter: 

Kirby Reutter, PhD- Dr. Kirby Reutter is a bilingual clinical psychologist and leading trauma specialist who contracts with the Department of Homeland Security to provide mental health treatment services to refugees seeking political asylum. Dr. Reutter is author of “The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for PTSD: Practical Exercises for Overcoming Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.”


Please read the following before registering: 

  • The National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center use GoToWebinar as our online event system. 

  • Audio for the event is accessible via the internet. To receive audio, attendees must join the event by using computers equipped with speakers or dial in via telephone. 

  • After registration, a confirmation email will be generated with instructions for joining the event. To avoid problems with log-in, please use the confirmation email to join the event.