Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is one of the fastest growing approaches — because it works! It harnesses the power of CBT and mindfulness in a strategic way that gets results.
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And now you can learn how to share and adapt the evidence-based DBT model for children and adolescents in practical and engaging ways — tailored to their unique developmental needs.
Join DBT expert Jean Eich, Psy.D, LP, to discover how DBT can help the kids you work with manage out of control behaviors and emotional regulation deficits that can often be associated with ADHD, attachment disorder, ODD, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, substance abuse and more..
You'll get step by step instruction on how to use mindfulness strategies and techniques that will help young clients observe and identify moments of distress, master skills to manage their emotions and behaviors, and develop communication strategies to talk about how they're feeling so they can maintain healthy, positive relationships.
This course will help make even your most challenging child and adolescent clients easier to treat by showing you step by step how you can use DBT in a fluid and flexible way specific to your clients — so you can help transform treatment outcomes and improve the health, well-being and happiness of today's youth.
Thank you for your interest in training to becoming a Certified Behavioral Health Technician (CBHT).
As a CBHT you will most often assist counselors and therapists by providing critical support services to clients who are receiving drug rehab, substance abuse or mental health treatment in a variety of treatment settings. With this certification you will be taking a huge step forward in your career in the addiction industry.
Here at the Academy for Addiction Professionals you’ll learn the skills and knowledge necessary for receiving the Certified Behavioral Health Technician designation from the Florida Certification Board (FCB) that will open up doors in the recovery industry.
Following, you’ll find more information on the education requirements to take the CBHT course for certification by the FCB.
Certified Behavioral Health Technician standards for certification
|Degree:||High School Diploma, GED or higher|
|Work Experience:||1,000 hours of direct experience in behavioral health which must have occurred over the past 5 years. Volunteering is not eligible.|
|Supervision:||24 hours which must include a minimum of 4 hours per performance domain. Remaining hours may be met in any performance domain. Supervision must have been accrued during the past 5 years.|
|Training:||30 hours of training from an FCB approved education provider within the past 10 years allocated as follows:|
• Clinical Competence – 8 hours
|Written Test:||CBHT Exam|
To see the exam requirements, click the following link: addiction exam
|References:||3 professional letters of recommendation|
|Renewal:||10 CEUs each year|
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