All Kinds of News for May 10, 2017
Eric Schmidt, MSW, LCSW, MBA had the opportunity to present "The Application of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Co-occurring Substance Use & Mental Health Disorders" at the 2017 Generations Conference.
Following his presentation, both Jordan Harmon and Diana Handy, DBT Practitioners from New Roads Behavioral Health, joined him in a one-day post conference training workshop. The title of the workshop, "Beyond the Basics of DBT" delves into the four key components of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. These components include skills training groups, individual treatment, DBT phone coaching and consultation teams. Eric has started offering this training to various treatment facilities across the country. All proceeds from these trainings are donated to the Utah Association of Treatment Providers.
About New Roads Behaviorial HealthNew Roads Behavioral Health’s family of treatment programs are based upon a holistic, community-focused treatment approach, with a foundation in research and results. New Roads has residential treatment, transitional living, and outpatient options for their clients. There are three distinct and completely separate programs within the residential and transitional living: Pathways to Healing (PATH), Women’s Road to Healing (Worth), and New Roads to Healing (NoRTH). PATH is a dual-diagnosis treatment program for young men between the ages of 18-28 struggling with substance abuse and mental health concerns. WoRTH is a program designed specifically for young women that focuses on both substance abuse and mental health disorders (including borderline personality disorder) with a strong emphasis on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). NoRTH is designed to assist clients with severe mental health disorders in achieving independence by teaching them how to successfully live a life with their diagnoses.