(ONLINE) Get to Know DBT Skills in Schools: Steps-A Curriculum Introduction

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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 9/21/2023 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 9/15/2023 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 4
Agency Contact: Alie Hubing
Agency Assistant: Kalli Rasmussen 6087864832
Location: ONLINE - Zoom
Facility: ONLINE - Zoom
9/22/2023 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Price: $0.00

(ONLINE) Get to Know DBT Skills in Schools: Steps-A Curriculum Introduction?

September 22, 2023 8:30am-10:00am | Zoom

DBT Steps-A curriculum is a universal SEL curriculum for emotional problem-solving based upon Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. It is designed for adolescents with the goal of teaching skills for emotion management, interpersonal communication and decision-making. The curriculum has a focus on upstream prevention to mental wellness, with a whole child approach and can also be used as a tier 2, 3 strategy to support students struggling with mental health challenges, including anxiety.

This session will introduce participants to the DBT Steps A curriculum, including:

  • An introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • An overview of the curriculum content and areas of focus including, Mindfulness. Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Exploration of the curriculum outcomes, curriculum sequence and lesson examples
  • Examination of implementation in Tiers 1, 2 and 3.

This session is a good fit for individuals or teams that are in the exploration stage of readiness, desiring to know what this curriculum entails and still determining if this curriculum would be a good fit for their system.

This session reviews the DBT Skills in Schools book. Participants are encouraged to purchase their own copy of the book before attending the first session.

DBT Skills In Schools: Steps-A can be purchased on Amazon. ISBN: 9781462525591

Questions about this training? Contact Your WISH Center Regional Coordinator

FOR REGISTRATION ASSISTANCE CONTACT: Kalli Rasmussen, CESA #4, (608)786-4832,

CANCELLATION POLICY: If cancellation is not received one week prior to the event, the participant will be billed $25 to cover the cost of financial obligations created by registration such as meals, room, materials, etc.


Participant Cancellation Policy: You must contact CESA 4 to cancel attendance one week prior to the scheduled event unless otherwise stated in the individual event details. CESA 4 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA 4 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. CESA 4 reserves the right to cancel any workshop due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by e-mail or phone if a workshop is cancelled. If a participant is a 'no show' the school will be billed for the registration fee, or loss of the 'free' attendance slot.

Dietary Restrictions: Because of the number of meals served, number of ingredients used, and food product changes from vendors, we cannot guarantee dietary restrictions as indicated in a user's myQuickReg profile will be accommodated. Participants with dietary restrictions such as food allergies should plan to bring their own refreshments.

Weather Conditions: If a workshop has been cancelled due to weather conditions, every effort will be made to reschedule the workshop. If weather conditions are questionable, please call CESA 4 Voice Mail at (608) 786-4800; Toll Free (800) 514-3075. A message will be posted regarding workshop weather cancellations.

Additional Accommodations: If you need an accommodation to participate including interpreter services (sign language or other spoken language) please email the workshop contact to set up these services. A two-week notice is appreciated.