FSA EBRR, Dialectical Behavior Therapy 2022
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|Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide, 1/2022||Dialectical Behavior Therapy is a cognitive behavioral treatment teaching self-management of emotions and distress.
This program is specifically for individuals who engage in self-directed violence, such as self-cutting, suicidal thoughts, urges, and suicide attempts. The types of skills discussed and practiced include, but are not limited to, mindfulness skills, distress tolerance skills, emotion regulation skills, and interpersonal effectiveness skills. This treatment protocol is 2 hours in length for 25 sessions.
|Hours||This program is typically completed in 50 hours.|
|Needs Addressed||Cognitions, Mental Health, and Trauma|
|Program Delivery||To ensure program fidelity and proper credit, Dialectical Behavior Therapy must be delivered by Psychology Services staff.|
|Institution Locations||Available at all BOP institutions.|