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Instructional Level

Introductory --- Designed for psychologists who may have little to no background in a specialized skill or content area. The learner can become acquainted with the theoretical underpinnings, principles, methods, and perspectives of a content area. Although it can be used as a foundation for more advanced learning, a program may simply focus on breadth, enrichment or general knowledge.

Course Description and Target Audience

The purpose of this didactics session is to present the five key elements of delivering Level one DBT therapy in order to help highly emotionally dysregulated clients to develop a life worth living. At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will have gained the ability to translate current research, case scenarios, and fidelity guidelines into practical use with clients.

Information presented during the presentation will be directly referenced from fidelity manuals for DBT Therapy. Limitations are specific to time constraints which will not allow for a full and detailed review of all concepts covered. References to specific sections of the fidelity manual will be shared in order to acknowledge and address these limitations.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians, etc).

There are no known risks to this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to describe the 5 key elements of delivering Level 1 DBT therapy in order to help highly emotionally dysregulated clients to develop a life worth living.
  • Participants will be able to translate current research, case scenarios, and fidelity guidelines into practical use with clients.
  • Participants will be able to identify 1-2 skills from each of the DBT skills modules and individualized diary cards will be developed with an emphasis on the understanding of how these are implemented into use with clients as well as to monitor the therapist's own targeted behaviors.


Presenter Information

Kristen Shuler, MSW, LMSW,  received a Master of Social Work degree at Washburn University and has been practicing in the field for the past 17 years. She holds an LCSW in Missouri & LMSW in Kansas. She works as an Adjunct Professor at Missouri State University in the MSW program and is the owner and solo practitioner of Social Work SC, LLC where she provides comprehensive DBT services to adults living with Borderline Personality Disorder and severe emotion dysregulation.

Kristen is a member of the DBT Columbia consultation team, and is the founder of the Social Work Supper Club, a professional development and training community that promotes and enriches the field of Social Work. In the Fall, Kristen will begin coursework towards certification in horticultural therapy through Colorado State University.

After working for many years in the social services community in Kansas City, she now resides in Springfield, MO and provides therapy virtually for clients across Missouri.

Live CE Training Format

CE’s for this live training will be earned through completing the following tasks:

  • Attend the live zoom training in full and review all provided documents in their entirety.
  • Fill out the program evaluation form.


Registration Cost

This cost includes video links, materials, and evaluation form required to obtain the CE’s. The CE certificate will be emailed to participants once it has been verified that you attended the training in full and completed the evaluation.