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DBT® Skills in Schools Skills Training for Emotional Problem Solving for Adolescents (DBT STEPS-A)

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The book presents an innovative social-emotional learning curriculum designed to be taught at the universal level in grades 6-12. Explicit instructions for teaching the skills—mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness—are provided in 30 lesson plans, complete with numerous reproducibles: 99 handouts, a diary card, and three student tests.

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PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE JUNE 13, 2016

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills have been demonstrated to be effective in helping adolescents manage difficult emotional situations, cope with stress, and make better decisions. From leading experts in DBT and school-based interventions, this unique manual offers the first nonclinical application of DBT skills. The book presents an innovative social-emotional learning curriculum designed to be taught at the universal level in grades 6-12. Explicit instructions for teaching the skills—mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness—are provided in 30 lesson plans, complete with numerous reproducibles: 99 handouts, a diary card, and three student tests. The large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying; purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

  • I. Overview of DBT STEPS-A
  • 1. What Is DBT Skills Training for Emotional Problem Solving for Adolescents (DBT STEPS-A)?
  • 2. Practical Issues in Schools
  • 3. Teaching DBT STEPS-A to Challenging Students
  • II. Instructor Information, Lesson Plans, and Tests
  • Lesson 1. Orientation
  • Lesson 2. Dialectics
  • Lesson 3. Mindfulness Wise Mind
  • Lesson 4. Mindfulness— “What” Skills
  • Lesson 5. Mindfulness— “How” Skills
  • Lesson 6. Distress Tolerance: Crisis Survival and ACCEPTS
  • Lesson 7. Distress Tolerance: Self-Soothing and IMPROVE the Moment
  • Lesson 8. Distress Tolerance: TIP Skills
  • Lesson 9. Distress Tolerance: Pros and Cons
  • Lesson 10. Distress Tolerance: Introduction to Reality Acceptance and Radical Acceptance
  • Lesson 11. Distress Tolerance: Turning the Mind and Willingness
  • Lesson 12.Distress Tolerance: Mindfulness of Thoughts (and Distress Tolerance Test)
  • Lesson 13. Core Mindfulness: Wise Mind
  • Lesson 14. Core Mindfulness: “What” and “How” Skills
  • Lesson 15. Emotion Regulation: Goals and Understanding What Emotions Do for You
  • Lesson 16. Emotion Regulation: Describing Emotions
  • Lesson 17. Emotion Regulation: Check the Facts and Opposite Action
  • Lesson 18. Emotion Regulation: Problem Solving
  • Lesson 19. Emotion Regulation: The A of ABC PLEASE
  • Lesson 20. Emotion Regulation: The BC PLEASE of ABC PLEASE
  • Lesson 21. Emotion Regulation:The Wave Skill— Mindfulness of Current Emotion
  • Lesson 22. Emotion Regulation: Emotion Regulation Test
  • Lesson 23. Core Mindfulness: Wise Mind Review
  • Lesson 24. Core Mindfulness: “What” and “How” Skills Review
  • Lesson 25. Interpersonal Effectiveness: Goals and Overview
  • Lesson 26. Interpersonal Effectiveness: DEAR MAN Skills
  • Lesson 27. Interpersonal Effectiveness: GIVE Skills
  • Lesson 28. Interpersonal Effectiveness: FAST Skills
  • Lesson 29. Interpersonal Effectiveness: Evaluating Options — How Intensely to Ask or Say No
  • Lesson 30. Interpersonal Effectiveness: Interpersonal Effectiveness Test
  • III. Student Handouts

    402 Pages Size: 8" x 10½" Convenient Lay-Flat Binding, Paperback


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