Pre-Conference Workshop

Integrating Trauma Informed Care and Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Forensic Settings

PRESENTER: Michelle Galietta, Ph.D. 

DATE: June 24, 2019

TIME: 9am - 12.30pm (Half Day)

COST: $125 CAD


This half-day workshop will provide participants with an introduction to the principles of Trauma-Informed Care, as well as an overview of forensic DBT. This presentation will discuss areas of synthesis between TIC and DBT, as well as common misperceptions or errors in delivery involved in both. Participants will learn how to incorporate DBT Skills and milieu strategies into a TIC approach in order to achieve compassionate and efficacious treatments for even the most challenging forensic patients.


  1. To describe the basic elements of the Trauma-Informed Care approach 
  2. To understand basics of forensic DBT  
  3. To list obstacles to successful implementation of TIC in forensic settings. 
  4. To be able to explain how DBT is an effective trauma treatment in forensic settings. 

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