Division of Continuing and Extended Education
Cleveland State University

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills Training



Course Information

Title: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills Training


Course start date: Friday, October 20, 2023 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM




Registration & Payment



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Registration cost: $79.00


Last day to register: 10/20/2023 8:00 AM




Course Description

This training will support clinicians understanding of how skills training is implemented in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Focusing on the four skills training modules: Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance and Interpersonal Effectiveness. The goals of skills training and how to target therapy interfering behavior will also be discussed.




1. Participants will learn how to structure a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills training group and the goals of skills training.

2. Participants will learn about the four Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills modules-Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance and Mindfulness.

3. Participants will learn to target therapy interfering behaviors.

4. Participants will increase their understand of how to support clients around skills generalization.




Samantha Mishne, LISW-S, LICDC-CS

Samantha Mishne is currently the clinical director of Bellefaire JCB and has been an adjunct professor at Mandel's School of Applied Social Sciences for 14 years.


CEU: Units - 3


Please note that attendees must be present for the entirety of the course to obtain credit.

  • Check-in will start at 12:30 P.M.


Professional Approvals

CASAL is a Sponsored Provider for continuing education through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Our Approved Provider # is 50-33189.

CASAL is also approved as a provider of continuing education for psychologists by the Ohio Psychological Association Office of Mandatory Continuing Education (OPA-MCE). Our Approved Provider # is 340966056.

CSU Alumni

Contact your College or School for information regarding available Alumni discount programs. Email cecasal@csuohio.edu


Disability Services

Cleveland State University serves hundreds of students with a variety of disabilities, including learning disabilities, chronic health issues, attention deficit disorders, psychological conditions, visual impairments, mobility impairments, and hearing impairments. Anyone requesting accommodations due to a disability should make her or his request through the Office of Disability Services. Cleveland State University is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Refund Policy

Cleveland State University Division of Continuing and Extended Education Cancellation Refund Policy.


Refund to original payment is made at 100% when a registrant cancels attendance at least two business days before the start of the first class. There are no refunds for a cancellation with less than 48 hours' notice. After class starts, there are no changes or cancellations. Credit card refunds take 7-10 business days to show up on your credit card statement. Cash refunds by check take 10 to 14 business days to process.

Contact Us

Questions regarding the course email cecasal@csuohio.edu or call (216) 523-7234.



This course is a live webinar.

The webinar information will be included in the confirmation email. You should receive a confirmation email within 15 minutes of completing registration.


If you need any assistance the day of the event please call the event organizer at 216.387.2142


Thank you very much for your registration to the course.