Effects of dialectical behavior therapy skills training on outcomes for mental health staff in a child and adolescent residential setting.

@article{Haynos2016EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of dialectical behavior therapy skills training on outcomes for mental health staff in a child and adolescent residential setting.},
  author={Ann F Haynos and Alan E. Fruzzetti and Calli Anderson and David Briggs and Jason Walenta},
  journal={Journal of hospital administration},
  year={2016},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={55-61}
}
Training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills coaching is desirable for staff in psychiatric settings, due to the efficacy of DBT in treating difficult patient populations. In such settings, training resources are typically limited, and staff turnover is high, necessitating brief training. This study evaluated the effects of a brief training in DBT skills coaching for nursing staff working in a child and adolescent psychiatric residential program. Nursing staff (n = 22) completed… CONTINUE READING