Facilitator: Elizabeth Lovrics, MSW, RSW, RP.
SickKids CCMH Learning Institute
Description: In this interactive workshop DBT principles, assumptions and key components such as Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Emotion Regulations skills will be introduced through experiential means. This workshop will provide effective techniques to guide parents to manage problematic behaviours and improve communication. During the workshop, there will be demonstrations of group formats, skills exercises, videos, role-plays and mindfulness activities used with parents. Participants will have first-hand experience of the ways in which techniques maybe able to be incorporated to provide parenting skills groups within agencies and other settings.