Dialectical Behavior Therapy

April 20, 2018
332 North Hall, Iowa City, IA

James BurkhalterJames Burkhalter, MSW, LISW is a clinical social worker at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) in Iowa City, Iowa, and is currently the Director of DBT Programming in the Department of Psychiatry.  He earned his BA in psychology, BA in social work, and MSW at the University of Iowa.  James provides individual DBT to clients and co-facilitates adolescent and adult DBT skills training groups.  He has been employed at UIHC for more than ten years, and has extensive experience working with mental health patients in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings. Learning objectives are:

  • Learn core Mindfulness skills through the Three States of Mind, “What” skills, and “How” skills.
  • Identify crisis survival and reality acceptance skills clients can use when tolerating painful emotions and urges.
  • Describe goals of Emotion Regulation skills training.
  • Explain to clients how they can keep and maintain healthy relationships, skillfully get somebody to do what they want, and maintain their self-respect.

Participants who complete the workshop are eligible for 6 contact hours of credit toward social work licensure.

For current University of Iowa social work students, adjuncts, and field instructors, the cost is $20. For all others, it is $70. Coffee and lunch are included.

Registration form and checks should be mailed to:  

Attn: Jefri Palermo School of Social Work 308 North Hall,   Iowa City, IA 52242

Or register online at http://www.signmeup.com/123503

Registration is limited to 50 people.