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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy: the Basics and Beyond



Course Information

Title: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy: the Basics and Beyond


Course start date: Friday, February 24, 2023 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM

Check-in will start at 8:30 A.M



Registration & Payment



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Registration cost: $79.00


Last day to register: 2/24/2023 7:00 AM




Course Description

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) the Basics and Beyond will help participants understand the difference between adherent and informed DBT. The four components of DBT will be explored along with what DBT can target. The four DBT skills will also be identified; as well as a brief overview of the skills. Current adaptation to increase cultural competency will also be identified.



1. Participants will learn the difference between informed and adherent Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

2. Participants will learn what DBT is the evidenced based treatment for based on current research.

3. Participants will learn about the four skills components of DBT and what they can target.

4. Participants will learn and discuss how DBT is currently being adapted to increase cultural competency.



Samantha Mishne, LISW-S, LICDC-CS

Samantha Mishne is one of seven DBT-Linehan Board Certified therapists in the state of Ohio. She 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.


3 CE Credits


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

  • Check-in will start at 8:30 A.M.


Professional Approvals

CASAL is a Sponsored Provider for continuing education through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board. The approval number for this course is MCST02235538.

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.




Hybrid Format: Live-In person or webinar


In person location: Cleveland State University

The exact event location and webinar link will be included in the confirmation email.


If you are having trouble finding the location the day of the event please call the event organizer at 216.387.2142


Thank you very much for your registration to the course.

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