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Saint Paul University

223 Main Street

Ottawa, ON K1S 1C5

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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a proven treatment for chronically suicidal patients with Borderline Personality Disorder, for patients with eating disorders, depression, anxiety, addictions, anger problems, other impulsive behaviours, for adolescent mental health populations and for inpatient and outpatient settings.

This DBT Clinical Training is specific to health professionals and students in a clinical training. Participants will receive a certificate of participation to indicate that they have received the necessary training to use DBT in their clinical practice.

About the Presenters

Mark Vegh

Mark Vegh is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. Mark completed his Master’s Degree in Counselling at Trinity Western University in 2002. He is employed at Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) with the Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Program. Mark also runs a small private practice in counselling.

Although Mark’s clinical background is family systems and couple counselling, he specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), particularly focused on the adolescent population. He was originally trained in DBT in 2005.

Since then, Mark has played a lead role in developing DBT programs in his region. He has facilitated numerous week long intensive workshops and smaller skills training workshops in DBT for Master’s level practitioners. In addition to training and development, Mark facilitates ongoing multi-family DBT skills classes, and individual and family counselling.

Kafui Sawyer

Kafui Sawyer has been using DBT in her clinical practice for over 8 years. Kafui was originally trained in DBT while working as a Child, Youth, and Family Mental Health Clinician in British Columbia. Kafui has worked with Aboriginal communities in the province of British Columbia, providing Dialectical Behavior Therapy in a Trauma and Addictions Treatment Centre.

Kafui has taken the lead in the development of DBT skills programs in the Ottawa Region as well as recently supporting the development and practice of DBT within the Inuit Communities in the Arctic Region. Kafui is a Clinical Supervsior for DBT clinicians and DBT group skills trainers. Kafui continues to facilitate ongoing multi-family DBT skills classes, individual and family therapy. As a Registered Psychotherapist, Kafui enjoys a diverse clinical practice helping children, youth, and adults. Kafui resides in Ottawa and is a consultant for Health Canada. Kafui is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association.

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DBT Recommended Readings and Materials Prior to the Training

Working with Adolescents

Rathus, Jill H. (2015). DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents. The Guildford Press: New York.

Miller, Alec L. Rathus, Jill H. Linehan, Marsha M. (2007). Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents. The Guildford Press: New York.

Working with Adults

Linehan, Marsha M. (2015). DBT Skills Training Manual (2nd Edition). The Guildford Press: New York.

Linehan, Marsha M. (2015). DBT Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets (2nd Edition). The Guildford Press: New York.

Linehan, Marsha M. (1993). Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. The Guildford Press: New York.

For Everyone

Pryor, Karen (2002). Don’t Shoot The Dog! The New Art of Teaching and Training. RingPress Books: Gloucestershire.

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FAQs

What about food?

Partcipants will receive Saint Paul University's cafe vouchers to purchase their choice of refreshments during the morning and afternoon snack breaks. There would also be an hour reserved for partcipants to enjoy lunch at any of the restaurants around the venue. Participants should feel free to bring their own lunch as lunch will not be provided.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Danaya at: danayakotyk@joyhrc.com or by phone at 613-722-6543.

What's the refund policy?

Purchasing a ticket is in consideration for us ensuring that you have a seat at the event. If you choose not to use your reserved seat, it remains your responsibility. As such, given the financial investment to make your experience great, tickets are non-refundable.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Pay for parking is available.

Ottawa buses (OC Transpo) and taxis/uber are efficient in getting to the venue and back.

Disclaimer

Organizer reserves the right to cancel this event at anytime with a full refund to participants who have paid and registered for the event. Note that this is a rare occurance.

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