Course Review and Final Thoughts
In this final module, Dr. Kirby Reutter reviews the most important elements of the course and gives a concluding overview of trauma-focused dialectical behavior therapy.
- Examine the practical significance of dialectics as a perspective in clinical settings.
- Explain distress tolerance strategies for replacing impulsive, dangerous, addictive, or suicidal behaviors with safer and more effective coping strategies.
- Apply mindfulness exercises, including heart-focused breathing, the safe place, the container, and the body scan, for promoting somatic awareness and supporting trauma work with clients.