Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: A social work intervention?
Keywords:health social work, mental health social work, mental health, dialectical behaviour therapy,
AbstractThis article introduces the mental health treatment, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) as a dynamic and challenging therapy well suited to a critical social work perspective. From the authors’ experience of providing DBT in a tertiary health setting over the past three years, the connections between DBT and social work will be espoused with the central tenet being the demonstration that psychiatric social workers are highly skilled once trained in this modality
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