On Demand Neuropsychiatric Workshop Series: Adaptions in Psychotherapy: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Individuals with Brain Injury

This presentation was originally reviewed on July 20, 2022, and broadcast live online on July 22, 2022, from 1:oo PM – 4:15 PM ET. 

The views and opinions expressed by this presenter in this lecture are their own, and do not represent the views of Sheppard Pratt.

Neuropsychiatric consequences that follow a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be debilitating from behavioral, cognitive, and emotional standpoints. Individuals with TBI can also suffer from impulsivity, leading to problems like loss of jobs and troubles in their interpersonal relationships. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a psychotherapy originally used to treat individuals with borderline personality disorder and chronic suicidality. In general, research has supported that standard DBT is effective for people experiencing chronic emotion dysregulation and complex-difficult to treat mental health problems. Given the strong focus in DBT on teaching and generalizing new skill as well as the importance placed on providers balancing acceptance and change, an adapted DBT treatment presents itself as an appropriate therapeutic approach for individuals with TBI. This presentation will discuss an adapted DBT-informed psychotherapy, strongly focused on patient skills acquisition, improves the way patients with TBI function and cope with their lives, specifically in their ability to cope with stress, emotion regulation capabilities, connectedness with their social supports, and overall satisfaction in life.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals.

Learning Objectives

After this lecture, registrants will be able to:

  1. Identify executive skills dysfunction in individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
  2. Define components of standard Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) that apply to TBI.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to use adapted DBT skills training with people with executive dysfunction.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Category II credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 Psychologists
  • 3.00 MNA Contact Hours for Nurses
  • 3.00 Participation
Course opens: 
08/27/2022
Course expires: 
08/24/2024
Fee:
$75.00

There is no commercial support for this activity.

About These Speakers

Andrea Gottlieb (she/her) is a psychologist and Clinical Director of a new Baltimore area location of a psychotherapy practice, The Bethesda Group. Dr. Gottlieb is a DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Clinician.

Dr. Gottlieb earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver, where she focused her studies on the development of depression and nonsuicidal self-injury. She completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Gottlieb then joined Sheppard Pratt, where she started and directed the Comprehensive Outpatient DBT Program. She additionally served as co-founder of the Sheppard Pratt LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Committee.

Dr. Gottlieb has presented on DBT numerous times, taught many students and staff DBT principles and skills, published over a dozen articles on depression and self-harm in peer reviewed journals, and consults about DBT locally and nationally. Dr. Gottlieb also serves as a supervisor for psychiatry residents in the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt psychiatry residency program, where she trains residents in DBT.

Sarah Loeffler, LCSW-C is a clinical social worker in the Neuropsychiatry Program at Sheppard Pratt, specializing in concussion and traumatic brain injury treatment. She earned her Masters of Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She has worked with individuals with concussion and TBI and their families for over 25 years, providing individual and family therapy in outpatient settings over the continuum of rehabilitation. Her approach to treatment is one that focuses on problem solving, psychoeducation, and a cognitive rehabilitation approach to compensatory strategies to manage aspects of emotional and cognitive functioning post-concussion and TBI.

Disclosure Statements

Sheppard Pratt holds the standard that its continuing medical education programs should be free of commercial bias and conflict of interest. In accord with Sheppard Pratt's Disclosure Policy, as well as standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Medical Association (AMA), all planners, reviewers, speakers and persons in control of content have been asked to disclose any relationship he /she (or a partner or spouse) has with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 24 months. All planners, reviewers and speakers have also been asked to disclose any payments accepted for this lecture from any entity besides Sheppard Pratt, and if there will be discussion of any products, services or off-label uses of product(s) during this presentation.

Andrea Gottlieb, PhD, reports that she has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients during the past 24 months. She will not discuss any products, services, or off-label uses in this presentation.

Sarah Loeffler, LCSW-C, reports that she has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients during the past 42 months. She will not discuss any products, services, or off-label uses in this presentation.

Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 24 months: Todd Peters, MD, Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Elizabeth Ryznar, MD, MSc., Louis Marino, MD, Ehsan Syed, MD, Devi Bhuyan, PhD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, Laura Webb, RN-BC, MSN,  Stacey Garnett, RN, MSN, Octavia Coit, MN, Heather Billings, RN, Lisa Illum, MLIS, MEd, and Jennifer Tornabene.

Physician Statement: Sheppard Pratt is accredited by The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.  Sheppard Pratt designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Statement: Sheppard Pratt is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. This activity provides 3.0 contact hours for nurses.

Psychologist Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a sponsor of continuing education. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this continuing education activity.  Sheppard Pratt designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.0 contact hours for Psychologists.

Social Worker Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners of Maryland to offer continuing education for Social Workers.  Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this continuing education activity. This activity is approved for 3.0 contact hours in Category II credits for Social Workers.

Counselor Statement:  Sheppard Pratt has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5098.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Sheppard Pratt is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.  This activity is available for 3.0 NBCC clock hours.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Category II credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 Psychologists
  • 3.00 MNA Contact Hours for Nurses
  • 3.00 Participation

Price

Fee:
$75.00
Please login or register to take this course.

ON DEMAND WEBINAR: FOR BEST RESULTS WATCH USING GOOGLE CHROME

Neuropsychiatric Workshop: Adaptions in Psychotherapy: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Individuals with Brain Injury

Andrea Gottlieb, PhD

Clinical Director

The Bethesda Group

Baltimore, MD

Sarah Loeffler, LCSW-C

Clinical Social Worker

Sheppard Pratt

Baltimore, Maryland

Originally reviewed July 20, 2022.
Originally broadcast live July 22, 2022, from 1:00PM- 4:15PM ET
Enduring Activity Credit Expiration Date: August 24, 2024

Activity Time: Three-hour webinar lecture with a 15-minute evaluation process. Total Time: 3:15

TO EARN CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT FOR YOUR ATTENDANCE
On the OVERVIEW or REGISTER/TAKE COURSE tab, select the GREEN RECTANGLE, TAKE COURSE to begin.
Complete the Pretest and select NEXT in the bottom right corner of the screen. Use the NEXT button for best results.
The PowerPoint handout will be available for download.
After downloading the handout, select NEXT to begin and watch the ninety-minute video. 
You may need to select play for the video to begin.
After the video follow the prompts to complete the posttest, evaluation and attestation of credit. 
Once you have completed all the components of the Course Progress bar, the certificate will be immediately downloadable.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT
There is no commercial support for this activity.

Questions? Look at our FAQ’s at https://cme.sheppardpratt.org/content/faq or Email cme@sheppardpratt.org

 

Required Hardware/software

Optimal System Configuration

Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.1+

Browser: Firefox 3+, Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 4.0+, or Google Chrome 7.0+

Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+

Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements

Windows PC: 500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card at least 16-bit; Macromedia Flash Player 10 or higher, audio playback with speakers for programs with video content; Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 1.0+, Google Chrome, or Opera

Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit

Hardware/Software Specifications

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3+, Safari 4+. This Web site requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player.