ISITDBT 2015 Schedule + Registration opens 9/7!

I’m so pleased to announce the ISITDBT 2015 conference schedule! We have stellar research presentations and clinical workshops this year. Please take a look!

Additionally, ISITDBT registration will open 9/7! Early-bird rates will last until 10/5. So sign up early!

8:00 – 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast  Salon A5
8:30 – 8:40 Welcome (Lynn McFarr, Ph.D.)
8:40 – 8:50 Mindfulness (Kelly Graling, Ph.D. & Jessica Schneider, Psy.D.)
8:50 – 10:15 Research Presentations   Salon A5
• Adapting DBT for Pre-Adolescent Children with Severe Emotional and Behavioral Dysregulation: Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy Trials (Francheska Perepletchikova, Ph.D., Donald Nathanson, LCSW Weill Cornell Medical College)

• Computerized Trans-Diagnostic Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Emotion Dysegulation (Anita Lungu, Ph.D., Chelsey Wilks, M.S., Garret Zieve, Maya Krek, Aleen Potts, Hannah Lessing, Marivi Navarro, Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., University of Washington)

• The Effect of Therapist Use of Validation Strategies on Change in Client Emotion in Individual DBT Treatment Sessions (Amanda Carson-Wong, Ph.D., Christopher D. Hughes, Shireen L. Rizvi, Ph.D., Rutgers University)

10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:15 Clinical Workshops (attendees to choose one of the following):
• Purpose, Presence, and Flow: the Application of DBT’s Principles to Challenging Situations and Moments in Psychotherapy (Charlie Swenson, M.D., UMass Medical School)   Salon A5

• Therapy Interfering Behaviors (TIBs) in Phone Coaching (Julie Snyder, Psy.D., CBT California/DBT California, Julie Orris, Psy.D., CBT California/DBT California, and Kelly Graling, Ph.D., Cognitive Behavioral Consultants)  Room 4M

• Cultural Diversity in DBT (Suhadee Henriquez, LCSW; Lisa Bolden, Psy.D., Harbor UCLA Medical Center: Marcus Rodriquez, M.A., Duke University)  Room 4J

• DBT Problem-Solving in Action: Solving Common Therapist Errors in Behavioral Analyses (Michaela Swales, Ph.D., Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Bangor University UK, Director British Isles DBT Training Team, & Preseident, Society for DBT in UK & Ireland; Heidi Heard, Ph.D. Consultant, private practice, & Senior Trainer, Behavioral Tech LLC)  Room 4A

12:15 – 1:30 Lunch on your own
1:30 – 1:45 DBT Sing-A-Long Surprise
1:45 – 3:35 Clinical Seminar (for all conference attendees)

• DBT In Action: Running Team (Alan Fruzzetti, Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno)

3:35-3:45 Better Hours, Better Days, Finding Hope with DBT (Will Lippincott)

3:45 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:00 Annual Address by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., ABPP
5:00 – 5:15 Closing
5:15 – 6:30 Poster Presentations and Cocktail Reception