Child & Family is excited to offer the following training session for our clinical and program team members, as well as to the broader community of Rhode Island providers with whom we work in concert to provide high quality services for the children, families and seniors in our collective care.

July 12, 2018 (9:00 am – 12:15 pm) 3 CEUs


Prachi Kene, Ph.D.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive treatment approach for working with a wide range of presenting problems. This workshop will provide an overview of the DBT model as well as ways to effectively apply the skills across a wide range of settings. Theoretical basis and empirical evidence supporting DBT will be reviewed. Skills from each of the four DBT modules will be illustrated. The workshop will utilize PowerPoint, discussion, and role plays to meet the following objectives:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the foundation and research evidence for DBT
  • Become familiar with four DBT skill modules (Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness)
  • Practice application of DBT techniques

Prachi Kene, Ph.D.

Dr. Kene received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of Toledo. She completed American Psychological Association-accredited internship at Center for Behavioral Medicine and Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Via Christi Behavioral Health in Pittsburg, Kansas. Dr. Kene is an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Leadership, and School Psychology at Rhode Island College (RIC). In addition to her work at RIC, she is a licensed clinical psychologist at Rhode Island Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Coaching in North Kingtown, Rhode Island. Her areas of research and clinical interests include suicide risk assessment and suicide prevention.

Click this Link to REGISTER for training with Dr. Prachi Kene

Please Note: Space is limited and all registrations must be pre-paid. No refunds. Thank you.