This Team Foundational training is a variation of the current foundational training that is adapted to focus on teams who are extending their current DBT implementations. It is offered to eligible teams that DBTNZ has been working with to assist their developments and/or other teams (of between 4 and 8 members) who intend to implement comprehensive DBT.
If you are a new member of an intensively trained DBT then click here to register for the standard Foundational Training (ie, not this one).
The primary objectives of this Team Foundational training are listed on the Team Ffoundational training page. We will have discussed with your DBT team leader additional specific goals and requirements for this training. Note that other tasks, events and fees will apply to the Team Foundational training.
To register you will need a registration code from us. We will supply this to your team leader who will then have to first register your team. For more information about this option please contact us.
If you are wanting to establish a comprehensive DBT team and would like to discuss this training option then please contact us asap.
Dr Emily Cooney is a clinical psychologist who has worked in the US, the UK, and New Zealand with children and adults in a range of inpatient and outpatient settings, with a particular focus on DBT. She is a senior lecturer at the Otago School of Medicine at Wellington, and an assistant clinical professor at the Yale School of Medicine. Emily served as a research therapist on two trials of DBT under Dr Marsha Linehan, and was the principal investigator on two DBT feasibility trials in New Zealand. One examined DBT for self-harming adolescents, and the other trialled DBT skills training for men with anger-related problems. She provides training in DBT via Behavioral Tech as well as DBTNZ, and loves working in Aotearoa.
Dr Kirsten Davis is a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in working with children, young people and their families. Kirsten has been involved in development, implementation and coordination of a DBT Programme for young people and their families at the Kari Centre (an outpatient child and adolescent community mental health service in Auckland). Kirsten was a co-investigator in a randomized feasibility trial of DBT for adolescents and their families in New Zealand and has provided DBT training both within mental health services and has been a co-trainer for several Behavioural Tech licensed events. Kirsten provides DBT supervision and consultation to both individuals and DBT consultation teams within both adult and adolescent community mental health services.
You can contact us with any enquiries about this training.