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Webinar 2018-04-04
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This presentation will focus on the key benefits and strategies of using Dialectical Behavior Therapy, specifically with adolescent females, who benefit from the Linehan adolescent module, “Walking the Middle Path.” Audience members will learn about the basic assumptions of dialectics, how that presents in adolescents, and how to work therapeutically with them.

4/4/2018
When: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
2:00-3:00 PM EDT
Where: Online
Contact: Webinar Coordinator

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Implementation of Effective DBT Strategies in Your Clinical Work With Adolescent Females

Dr. Caroline Perjessy, Assistant Professor and Director of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, Argosy University-Sarasota/Tampa

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
2:00-3:00 PM EDT

Registration for the live webinar is now closed. If you are unable to attend the live webinar, you may access the recorded webinar for an NBCC-approved clock hour as well; it will be posted on the Recorded Webinars page within 72 hours after the live event.

This presentation will focus on the key benefits and strategies of using Dialectical Behavior Therapy, specifically with adolescent females, who benefit from the Linehan adolescent module, “Walking the Middle Path.” Audience members will learn about the basic assumptions of dialectics, how that presents in adolescents, and how to work therapeutically with them.

Learning Objectives:

1. Attendees will learn about the basic assumptions about dialectics and emotion dysregulation.
2. Attendees will learn core strategies of DBT and how they can be utilized with the adolescent female population.
3. Attendees will learn about unique needs of adolescent females and how “walking the middle path” is integral to your clinical work with them.

Dr. Caroline Perjessy is the Director of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program in the Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences College at Argosy University-Sarasota/Tampa and an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education. Clinically, she specializes in the treatment of trauma and women’s issues. Pedagogically and clinically, she operates from a humanistic-constructivist perspective. Dr. Perjessy’s research interests relate to trauma, doctoral education, and online learning and pedagogy. She is also trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and has used DBT in private practice and community mental health settings, primarily in group format.

Dr. Perjessy is also a Certified Professional Clinical Supervisor (CPCS) and conducts supervision from a postmodern perspective. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the states of Ohio and Georgia, and is in the process of obtaining her Florida LMHC license. Dr. Perjessy utilizes qualitative methodologies primarily, and she has explored issues ranging from sexual abuse of adolescents to how women complete their doctoral education. She has presented at regional, national, and international conferences and has been published in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.

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If you are unable to attend the live webinar, you may access the recorded webinar for an NBCC-approved clock hour as well; it will be posted on the Recorded Webinars page within 72 hours after the live event.

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Views expressed by presenters and participants during the webinars and in webinar PowerPoints and other handouts do not necessarily represent the views of Chi Sigma Iota International.

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