Skills System 2-Day Training

Skills and Skills Coaching Strategies

March 30-31, 2020 | Needham, MA

On March 30-31, 2020, Julie F. Brown, PhD, will be conducting a 2-day Skills System training in Needham, MA, (160 Gould Street) sponsored by Justice Resource Institute. The Skills System is a DBT-Informed emotion regulation skills curriculum that practitioners can teach to (a) individuals with complex learning/behavioral health challenges and (b) the staff/family members that support them. The training will cover: Introduction to emotion regulation, The Skills List & System Tools, All-the-Time Skills & Calm Only Skills, Skills coaching techniques, and Skills instruction.

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On-site Training

The treatment developer is available to provide one- or two-day on-site trainings for teams that are using the Skills System e-learning program. Training participants complete the e-learning Skills Basics course prior to the on-site training.

The topics commonly covered include:

  • Skills Application
  • Skills Coaching
  • Running Skills Groups
  • Integrating the Skills System into individual therapy
  • Program implementation

Please Note: These topics can be addressed via remote consultation session with Dr. Brown.

Description of Skills System Trainings

Training Rates

Training rates include training day-rate, travel time, and travel expenses.

Daily Training Fee:

$5,000 per day

Travel Time:

$500 per leg/East coast
$1,000 per leg/West Coast
$1,500 per leg/International (estimated)

Travel Expenses:

The agency covers all training-related travel expenses.

Training Requirements

  • Participants need to have tables to work at.
  • Internet access is required.
  • The team is responsible to duplicate all training handouts.
  • A computer/laptop and PowerPoint projector is necessary.


Email Dr. Brown to discuss on-site trainings.