Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Day with Marsha Linehan
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Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Day with Marsha Linehan

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Sep 12, 2016
8:15 AM - 2:00 PM
Ramkota Hotel - Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD

This conference offers a promise of hope and progress for anyone who has watched a loved one or patient struggle to recover from mental illness.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

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Fees & Payment

$150 - per participant

$75 - student

Certain individuals may quality for scholarships. Certain groups may qualify for a group rate. For more information please call Jolene at 605-322-4614 or email at Jolene.Hieb@avera.org.

Call Jolene Hieb with any registration questions at 605-322-4614

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations are not refundable; however substitution participants
may be made at any time. Please note that if you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.


Agenda / Presentations / Handouts

Target Audience

Physicians; nurses; licensed mental health professionals; social workers; residents; clinic and nursing managers; behavioral health administrators; program administrators; state, local and tribal officials; and the general public.

Continuing Education


Avera is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Application will be been made for continuing medical education.


Avera Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Application will be made for continuing nursing education.

Social Worker:

The South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners has approved this educational activity for 4.25 contact hours. Program number 580.


The SD Board of Examiners for Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists has approved this program for 4.25 general continuing education hours.  Program number is BCE-20174-64

Nursing Home Administrator:

Avera is an approved provider of continuing South Dakota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator credits. Application is approved for Nursing Home Administrator continuing education units.

In conjunction with Avera's Zero Suicide initiative, this educational training seeks to raise awareness about Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and to educate clinicians and the public about why the DBT model is the gold standard for suicide prevention and the treatment of many forms of mental illness.

Click on the links below for additional Information on Marsha Linehan and DBT.

New York Times Article

Here’s the article in which Marsha describes her own experience of mental illness:


The Power of Rescuing Others

Here’s a video in which Marsha describes the moment of her transformation:



DBT Article

Here’s more information about what DBT is and how it works: http://behavioraltech.org/resources/whatisdbt.cfm


Continuing Education at 605-322-7879 or send an email

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Mon, September 12 8:15 AM to 2:00 PM Ramkota Hotel - Sioux Falls

Location Details

  • Ramkota Hotel - Sioux Falls
    3200 West Maple Street
    Sioux Falls, SD
    Main: 605-336-0650

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