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Targeting & Structuring Sessions:

DBT Diary Cards and Behavior Chain Analysis

Professional Workshop Details

Facilitator: Clerissa Cooper, LPC

Dates: Friday, December 6, 2019

         Friday, April 24, 2020

         Saturday, August 1, 2020

Location: Druid Pointe Office Building in Brookhaven, 2751 Buford Hwy NE, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30324

Check-In: 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM 

Presentation: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Lunch on Your Own: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM 

Fees: Early Registration - $155

        Regular Registration - $170

Workshop Description

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was developed specifically for working with clients who struggle to understand and change destructive and impulsive behaviors. This workshop will provide clinicians new tools and perspectives rooted within DBT therapy to conceptualize problematic behaviors and implement solution analysis. Workshop attendees will learn how to create and use the DBT diary card, complete behavior chain analysis (BCA), and implement solution analysis.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the 4 stages of DBT therapy and how to prioritize targeting problem behaviors within the stages.

  2. Understand and practice using diary cards.

  3. Understand and implement behavioral concepts and strategies (i.e., classical conditioning, operant conditioning, reinforcement, punishment, shaping, and extinction). 

  4. Practice the techniques of DBT by role-playing with observation and feedback from instructors to increase knowledge and skills application of DBT strategies and techniques.

Continuing Education Hours

6 Core Hours for Professional Counselors (application made to LPCAGA)

6 Related Hours for Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists 


Friday, April 24, 2020 (Early Registration ends April 3rd)



Saturday, August 1, 2020 (Early Registration ends July 11th)