ERIC Number: EJ1058512
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
Dialectical Behavior Therapy in College Counseling Centers: Current Literature and Implications for Practice
Chugani, Carla D.
Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, v29 n2 p120-131 2015
This article examines the topic of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) applied in college counseling centers. Trends in mental health issues on college campuses are briefly reviewed in support of the increased need for evidence-based treatment of severe mental health issues. The article next presents an overview of the standard DBT model and reviews research regarding DBT in college counseling centers, focusing on clinical outcomes and adaptations made for the college counseling setting. Finally, there is a discussion of implications for practice, barriers to implementation and outcome measurement, and areas for future research.
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, School Counseling, Colleges, Mental Health, College Students, Guidance Centers
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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