Mazza, James J.

DBT® Skills in Schools : Skills Training for Emotional Problem Solving for Adolescents (DBT STEPS-A) - Guilford Publications, 2016. - 1 online resource (514 p.) - eBooks on Demand The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series . - The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series .

Cover -- Half Title Page -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- About the Authors -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Part I. Overview of DBT STEPS-A -- Chapter 1. What Is DBT Skills Training for Emotional Problem Solving for Adolescents (DBT STEPS-A)? -- Welcome to DBT STEPS-A -- How This Book Is Organized -- The Need for Social-Emotional Learning Curricula for Adolescents -- Existing SEL Curricula -- Why DBT STEPS-A? -- Preliminary Research on the DBT STEPS-A Curriculum in School-Based Settings -- Potential Benefits to Schools in Using DBT STEPS-A Overview of the DBT STEPS-A Curriculum: Skill Modules and Specific Skills -- Curriculum Sequence -- Orientation (Lesson 1) -- Dialectics (Lesson 2) -- Mindfulness (Lessons 3-5, 13-14, and 23-24) -- Distress Tolerance (Lessons 6-12) -- Emotion Regulation (Lessons 15-21) -- Interpersonal Effectiveness (Lessons 25-29) -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2. Practical Issues in Schools -- Options for Implementation -- Options for Scheduling -- Curriculum Goals -- Skill Acquisition and Generalization -- Class Size and General Format -- Instructor Characteristics and Training -- Standard Lesson Structure Brief Mindfulness Exercise (5 Minutes) -- Homework Review (7-10 Minutes) -- Teaching of New Skill Content (25-35 Minutes) -- Lesson Summary and Homework Assignment (3-5 Minutes) -- Materials for Students -- Student Handouts -- Diary Cards -- Teacher Administrative Issues -- Assignments and Attendance -- Grades -- Lack of Satisfactory Progress in DBT STEPS-A -- Credits Applied to Graduation -- Special Rules for DBT STEPS-A Skills Classes -- Being Nonjudgmental -- Confidentiality -- Use of the Term "Target Behavior" -- Special Issues for DBT STEPS-A Instructors -- Alcohol and Drug Use Suicidal Behaviors -- Self-Harming Behaviors -- Chapter 3. Teaching DBT STEPS-A to Challenging Students -- The Response-to-Intervention Framework -- Beyond Special Education Tier 3 -- DBT STEPS‑A within an MTSS -- Strategies for Working with Students at Tiers 2 and 3 in General Education -- Strategies for Tier 2 Students -- Strategies for Tier 3 Students -- Services within Tiers 1-3 of SBMH -- DBT Skills and Services beyond School Settings -- Part 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: Introduction to Crisis Survival Skills, and ACCEPTS -- Lesson 7. Distress Tolerance: Self-Soothe and IMPROVE the Moment -- Lesson 8. Distress Tolerance: TIP Skills for Managing Extreme Emotions -- Lesson 9. Distress Tolerance: Pros and Cons -- Lesson 10. Distress Tolerance: Introduction to Reality Acceptance Skills, and Radical Acceptance -- Lesson 11. Distress Tolerance: Turning the Mind and Willingness Lesson 12. Distress Tolerance: Mindfulness of Current Thoughts (and Distress Tolerance Test)

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

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RC489.B4 / M399 2016