More information about Dialectical Behaviour Therapy in terms of practice, philosophy, the evidence-base, relevance, and application to youth AOD services can be found in A resource for strengthening therapeutic practice frameworks in youth AOD services (Bruun & Mitchell, 2012; Section 4.6, p97-102).
Chapter 1 of The dialectical behavior therapy skills workbook (McKay, Wood, & Brantley, 2007) provides further detailed content for the practice elements comprising this module.
Chapter 2 of The dialectical behavior therapy skills workbook (McKay et al., 2007) describes more advanced distress tolerance techniques and exercises.
Chapters 8 (Harris, 2009) and Chapter 4 (Hayes & Smith, 2005) provide further detailed content for the complementary practice elements drawn from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
There is a specialist Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Centre located in Melbourne, Victoria. The DBT Centre website provides more information about DBT, about the clinical programs and other services offered at the centre, as well as links to other web-based resources. http://melbournedbtcentre.com.au/wpress/
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Harris, R. (2009). ACT Made Simple: An Easy-to-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Oakland: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.
Hayes, S. C., & Smith, S. (2005). Get out of your mind and into your life: The new Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. Oakland: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.
McKay, M., Wood, J. C., & Brantley, J. (2007). The dialectical behavior therapy skills workbook. Oakland: New Harbinger Publications Inc.
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Mitchell, P. F. (2012a). Designing evidence-based treatments for youth with multiple and complex needs: a modular practice elements approach. Advances in Dual Diagnosis, 5(3), 122-137.
Mitchell, P. F. (2012b). Therapeutic practice elements for youth alcohol and other drug services: Definitions, descriptions and practice notes. Melbourne: YSAS Pty Ltd.
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