DBT Skills in Schools
Skills Training for Emotional Problem Solving for Adolescents (DBT STEPS-A)
James J. Mazza, Elizabeth T. Dexter-Mazza, Alec L. Miller, Jill H. Rathus, and Heather E. Murphy
Foreword by Marsha M. Linehan
A Paperback Originale-bookprint + e-book
A Paperback Originalorder
June 13, 2016
ISBN 9781462525591Price: $52.00
Size: 8" x 10½"
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|In this video, James Mazza and Elizabeth Dexter-Mazza, discuss four effective DBT strategies that can be used by teachers, parents, and students.
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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 reproducible tools: 99 handouts, a diary card, and three student tests. The large-size format facilitates photocopying; purchasers also get access to a webpage where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
This title is part of The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by Sandra M. Chafouleas.