All Kinds of News for November 08, 2017
Sunrise RTC is known for its DBT program for girls ages 13-17. DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) is a cognitive behavioral treatment which Marsha Linehan, PhD, ABPP developed. This treatment blends individual psychotherapy and group skills training classes to help students both learn and apply strategies and skills to build a “life worth living”. Emotion regulation, distress tolerance, mindfulness, and interpersonal effectiveness are among the key skills taught.
All Sunrise therapists are foundationally trained by Behavioral Tech, a Linehan Institute Training Company. In addition to Sunrise’s therapist training, all staff members are offered DBT training through the Sunrise Employee DBT Course. This regular training is offered to Residential staff and all other Sunrise employees. With this training, staff are able to fully support the girls in their recovery process.
About Sunrise RTC
Sunrise is a residential treatment center for adolescent girls ages 13-17 aimed at uncovering the academic, social, and emotional potential of girls who have been held back by emotional or behavioral struggles. Sunrise combines the warmth of a home, the safety and clinical expertise of a residential treatment program, and the community access of a transition program.