Learn to create and run a successful DBT® team

This course is 6 CEUs (Supervision) and is intended for clinicians who already understand and practice DBT.

What You'll Learn

  • Examine current supervision trends and compare against dialectical strategies

  • Identify and apply the DBT strategies that would carry over from the client-therapist relationship into the supervisee-supervisor relationship

  • Practice applying chain analyses to supervisees

  • Analyze the concept of dialectics with trainers

  • Apply and use the treatment hierarchy to structure your supervision

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 with experience/familiarity with the 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

  • Explore traditional supervision techniques vs DBT techniques

  • Using behaviorism within supervision

  • Supervision hierarchy

  • Fruzzetti DBT@ Therapist Rating and Feedback Form

  • Consultation Team

  • Roles and Expectations in a Program

  • Using the Skills on one another

  • Common pitfalls, Problem Solving

  • 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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