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Helping Traumatized Youth through DBT Practices * by Lee Richmond and Martha Milli

  • 10/27/2018
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Loyola University Graduate Center, 2034 Greenspring Dr, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093

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Emotion dysregulation, typical of that which occurs with traumatic experience, frequently accompanies depression, alcohol and drug overuse, violence, and suicide in young people. By understanding simple DBT concepts and the use of exercises based on these concepts, school counselors can help students and their parents develop the strategies and skills necessary to reduce stress reactivity, balance emotions, solve problems, increase positive feelings, and become more effective in relationships.  Exercises that increase stress tolerance skills and foster the use of executive functioning are the focus of this workshop.  Resources for parents, teachers and students are included.

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Lee J. Richmond, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in the State of Maryland where she works as a professor at Loyola University Maryland and previously at Johns Hopkins University. Her books include co-editor of Connections Between Spirit and Work, co-author of Soulwork: How to Find the Work You Love: How to Love the Work You Have, and What Brings You to Life?: Awakening Women’s Spiritual Essence.

Martha Milli, NCC, has been an educator with the Baltimore County School System for the past 27 years. Twelve of those years were spent as an Early Childhood Educator and the last fifteen years have been spent as an Elementary School Counselor. In addition, Ms. Milli is an adjunct instructor, teaching Techniques of Counseling at Loyola University in Maryland.


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