1 Hour | 1 CE

This webinar on DBT in the Milieu: A Quick Overview for Administrators is presented by Michele Galietta, PhD.

This webinar focuses on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in the milieu as a shared therapeutic approach. The benefits of Trauma Informed Care (TIC) and how DBT is consistent with TIC is discussed. The webinar includes an introduction to staff education and support meeting, which helps staff train and embody DBT skills. A brief overview of the biosocial theory, general DBT research outcomes, and DBT assumptions are discussed. Validation is defined and examples of what to validate and why it is therapeutic are reviewed. Lastly, the elements of DBT in the milieu are taught (e.g., egregious behavior protocol, incentive system, behavior chain analysis, etc).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the skills in DBT to effectively manage milieus to increase safety and collaboration with patients

  • Describe the importance of a unified therapeutic approach

  • Describe the elements of DBT Milieu

Presented By

Michele Galietta, PhD

Dr. Michele Galietta is Associate Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York where she served as Director of the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program from 2005-2013. Dr. Galietta is a researcher and clinician specializing in the training, adaptation and dissemination of empirically-supported treatments to community and forensic/correctional settings.


  • 1


    • Please review before proceeding

  • 2

    DBT in the Milieu

    • DBT Overview for Administrators

  • 3


    • Instructions

    • Evaluation

    • Submission Verification

Develop a Specialty Area of Practice

Transforming mental health professionals into experts

  • Expert Instructors

    Professional training developed and delivered by the field's leading experts

  • CE Credit

    Earn CE credit for meaningful professional training that will elevate your practice

  • Convenience & Flexibility

    Learn at your own pace, from wherever you might be!

Looking to train a group?

Custom training options for groups of 5 to 500+

Contact us to talk about group training rates and how we can make annual training and new staff onboarding simple!