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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) National Certification and Accreditation Association's provider and program standards represent benchmarks developed from nationally-recognized experts in DBT and provider feedback from across the United States.

More importantly, DBTNCAA's standards are grounded in Evidence-Based Practice of Psychology (EBPP) as defined by the American Psychological Association (APA), with a distinct emphasis on providers and programs monitoring clinical outcomes to improve consumer care.

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It begins with that first step…

NAMIWalks is the largest and most successful mental health awareness and fundraising event in America and it happens on Saturday, September 26th at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis! MHS sponsors and will participate in the 13th Annual Walk to fight the stigma o…[+]


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Q: Where do I get the training to be DBT certified??

A: DBTNCAA recognizes training from regionally and nationally accredited universities as well as approved continuing education courses and workshops. DBTNCAA collaborates with PESI for training via live seminars, webcasts, and DVD trainings in DBT, Mind…...[+]