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DBTeen Skills & Support Group

  • Rankin Behavioral Health is offering a new 8-week virtual skills & support group for high schoolers.  

  • The group includes the teaching and practice of selected DBT Skills (Mindfulness, Crisis Survival, and Emotion Regulation) as applied to the Covid-19 crisis. Additionally, time will be dedicated to expressing feelings and supporting each other during the current situation. 

  • Note that this short group is not Comprehensive/Standard DBT.

  • Group leaders have intensive training in DBT. 

  • Each session length is one hour and 30 minutes.  

  • The group will meet every Monday from 4:45pm-6:15pm, starting on April 13th, 2020. 

  • Teens can enter during the first five meetings and then commit to the remainder of the meetings. 

  • A 30 minute intake will be required before entering the group. 

  • Students in grades 9-12 residing in the District of Columbia or Virginia can participate. 

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