Learn what to do once your clients have achieved behavioral control

This course is 3 CEUs and is intended for clinicians who already understand and practice DBT.

What You'll Learn

  • Examine the concept of Prolonged Exposure Therapy and how survivors can emotionally process what has happened to alleviate PTSD symptoms.

  • Apply psychoeducation to demonstrate typical reactions to trauma. Be able to show client how to do paced breathing

  • Determine a client’s exposure hierarchy needs and clearly classify their SUDS scale

  • Determine the necessary steps toward orienting a client to stage 2 DBT and preparing them to benefit from prolonged exposure

  • Determine the basic rigid/flexible and extreme/non-extreme beliefs that clients may have. Also be able to identify the consequences that clients may manifest as Unhealthy/Healthy Negative Emotions using REBT methods

  • Examine challenges to irrational beliefs by clients and assist clients in substituting rational for irrational beliefs using REBT

Audience & Skill Level

  • Audience

    Licensed mental health professionals. Nurses can receive reciprocal CEUs. CEUs are approved for Social Workers, Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists CEUs (RCS030903) and Chemical Dependency CEUs. CE Broker tracking number: 50-2404

  • Skill Level - Intermediate

    This training is intended for providers who have experience/familiarity with theory and application of the DBT model. Individuals with this experience may benefit the most from this material; however, others are welcome to register.

Course Outline | Agenda

  • 1:00pm- 1:15pm Understanding when you reach Stage 2

  • 1:15pm - 2:15pm REBT

  • 2:15pm - 2:30pm Break

  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm Prolonged Exposure

  • 3:30pm - 4:15pm Frequent Problems

  • 4:15pm Q & A Evaluations

Course Credit

For course credit, participants must:

  • Attend and engage with the entire training.

  • Complete the post-training evaluation.

  • Certificates will be sent within seven business days of confirming attendance and receiving the evaluation.

Your Instructor

Charity Chaney


Charity Chaney is a professional counselor in the state of Ohio and the lead therapist of Mindfully’s DBT team. Charity also leads DBT skills classes where she helps groups apply DBT principles and learn new skills.

Program Approvals:

Ohio CSWMFT Approval

This training is approved for counselor, social work, and marriage and family therapy continuing education. In addition, it is approved by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board for chemical dependency continuing education. Check CE Broker for detailed breakdown of CE types (provider number 50-24074). 

AWSB Approval

Mindfully, (ACEP provider #1862), is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Mindfully maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 6/27/2023 – 6/27/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 30 continuing education credits.  

NBCC Approval

Mindfully has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7322. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Mindfully is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.    



For questions, comments or concerns:

Please contact [email protected] or call 513-939-0300.

Grievance Policy: If you are dissatisfied with your experience, we welcome your input via email at [email protected] or call 513-939-0300. All concerns will receive a response within 7 business days, outlining actions taken and proposed responses. These may include issuing a refund, credits for future training, updating course content, or taking appropriate action with the presenters, among others.

Request for Accommodations: Should any accommodations enhance your program experience, please contact us via email at [email protected] or via telephone at 513-939-0300, to explore possible options.


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