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ERIC Number: EJ944007
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1042-9670
Development and Clinical Outcomes of a Dialectical Behavior Therapy Clinic
Lajoie, Travis; Sonkiss, Joshua; Rich, Anne
Academic Psychiatry, v35 n5 p325-327 Sep-Oct 2011
Objective: The authors describe the first 6 months of a dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) clinic operated by trainees in a general adult psychiatry residency program. The purpose of this report is to provide a model for the creation and maintenance of a formalized resident DBT clinic. Methods: Residents participated in the DBT clinic, attended a weekly combined lecture series and consultation group supervised by the clinic director, and completed a 20-hour online Continuing Medical Education course in DBT skills training. Results: Eight residents participated in the clinic, each carrying one patient with Borderline Personality Disorder. The clinic did not experience any major administrative problems during 6 months of operation. Conclusion: A Resident DBT Clinic was successfully implemented as an elective rotation in the adult psychiatry residency training program at the University of Utah.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Utah