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DBT Peer Connections FREE Skills Training E-Course

This is an experimental dialectical behavior therapy skills training massive open online course (DBT-ST MOOC) for people with emotion regulation difficulties created by Rachel Gill, B.Sc., PSS. In this course, students learn to define, apply, and discuss 4 sets of life enhancement skills including core mindfulness skills, distress tolerance skills, emotion regulation skills, and interpersonal effectiveness skills. The DBT-ST MOOC integrates multimedia features,  including over 10 hours of HD skills training videos, homework discussion forums, multiple choice quizzes, DBT diary cards, and if you download Blackboard IM you can chat with your peers in real time. The program design follows the evidence-based principles set forth by Dr. Marsha M. Linehan in her innovative clinical manuals Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder, DBT Skills Training Manual Second Edition, and DBT Skills Training Handouts And Worksheets Second Edition. The primary objective of the DBT-ST MOOC is to provide a much-needed DBT skills training resource for people who do not otherwise have access to DBT. This pilot program shall be available to the public for FREE and continuously open for self-enrollment after December 1, 2015. 

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