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Dialectical Behavior Therapy: SOS for Emotions
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When: Thursday, December 5, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: NASW-NYC Chapter Office
305 7th Avenue
13th Floor
New York, New York  10001
United States

Online registration is available until: 12/4/2019
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The ability to emotionally regulate is a central mental health ability which is a critical therapeutic factor in all clinical populations and age groups.


This full-day training of DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), an evidence-based coping skills intervention, will provide a conceptual overview of the approach and then provide detailed instruction on the four core skills of DBT: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation, and Interpersonal Skills Training.


Participants will learn how to identify patterns of emotional dysregulation and ways to develop a DBT plan to guide the client to gain better emotional control. The workshop will be didactic, experiential with direct application to personal and clinical practice.



With this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify how clients emotionally regulate and pinpoint skill deficits
  • Learn how to present the DBT framework to clients and how to engage clients in the approach
  • Name the 4 Core skills (mindfulness, distress toleration, emotional regulation, interpersonal skills) in DBT and its application



NASW Member: $120 | Non-Member: $210


6 SW/LMFT CE Contact Hours





Dr. Reji Mathew, LCSW is a Senior Clinical Social Worker at the New York University Student Health Center with over 20 years of direct clinical experience. She is a Team Leader for the CBT/DBT Team and is a frequent instructor on evidence-based clinical approaches such as CBT, DBT, ACT, Mindfulness, Interpersonal Psychotherapy and Positive Psychology.


Dr. Mathew is also an expressive arts advocate and is dedicated in her community arts advocacy work in writing and in the Graphic Arts.







NASW-NYC Certificates Policy


As per New York State Continuing Education guidelines, attendees must arrive on time and attend the ENTIRE workshop to receive their Continuing Education Contact Hours. Any attendees who arrive late or leaves early to a workshop will not receive their certificate, is not allowed admittance into the workshop and is also not eligible for a refund in any way. Please check transportation schedules ahead of time and plan accordingly.


We are currently transitioning from providing paper certificates to electronic ones. Please ensure that your registration information is accurate (name, e-mail, license type and number) as this will impact your continuing education certificates. NASW-NYC is not responsible for the accuracy of your registration information. To receive your certificate of completion, on the workshop date, please sign-in with your time and before you leave, initial-out with your time. Certificates will be e-mailed within 30 calendar days after workshop evaluations have been completed.



NASW-NYC Refund Policy


All refund requests must be submitted by e-mail to workshops.naswnyc@socialworkers.orgRefund e-mails must include the subject line "Refund Request" as well as the attendee's name, workshop date and title in the body of the e-mail. Valid requests must be received no later than five business days prior to course date. NASW-NYC reserves the right to refuse any refunds requested later than five days prior to the course date.


All refunds are subject to a $20.00 administrative processing fee.

Refund requests typically require 1-2 weeks processing time.

Refunds ONLY; credit cannot be issued toward a future program date or substituted for another workshop.


If the workshop is cancelled, you will be informed ahead of time and fully refunded.



For any questions or issues, please contact


NASW New York City Chapter is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0027 and the State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists #MFT-0060.

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