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Aim: The aim of this 3 hour live interactive webinar is to teach mental health practitioners who are familiar with RO DBT how to apply the RO DBT Crisis Protocol in session when their overcontrolled client presents with imminent suicide risk. Dr Rushbrook will use Powerpoint slides and role-play demonstrations to support and enhance the teaching.

Learning Objectives. After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  1. List risk factors for death by suicide
  2. List protective factors against death by suicide
  3. Differentiate between overcontrolled and undercontrolled suicidal presentations
  4. Use the RO DBT diary card to track suicide risk for your clients
  5. Use the RO DBT Semi-Structured Suicidality Interview to assess imminent risk in-session
  6. Use the RO DBT Crisis Protocol in case of imminent risk in-session

Content Level: this live interactive webinar is at the intermediate level: it is assumed that you have at least completed Level 1 of the RO DBT Blended Learning program or have attended Part 1 of an RO DBT intensive training.

Target Audience and Requirements: Mental health professionals who are applying RO DBT in their daily practice and who have already completed Level 1 of the Blended Learning program or have attended Part 1 of the RO DBT Intensive training.

Live Webinar Schedule, October 11th, 2022

US Central Time UK Time
10.00-11.15 am 4.00-5.15 pm Live Teaching
11.15-11.30 am 5.15-5.30 pm Question and Answer opportunity
11.30-11.45 am 5.30-5.45 pm BREAK
11.45-12.45 pm 5.45-6.45 pm Live Teaching
12.45-1.00 pm 6.45-7.00 pm Question and Answer opportunity

Trainer: Dr Sophie Rushbrook, DClinPsy

Conflicts of interest: We don’t receive any direct commercial support for our training company RO DBT Online B.V. However, Dr. Thomas Lynch, the RO DBT treatment developer and chief RO DBT trainer, receives royalty fees for the RO DBT Textbook and Skills Manual from New Harbinger publishers. He is married to Mrs Erica Smith-Lynch, co-owner and director of RO DBT Online B.V. and Radically Open Ltd.

Method of Delivery: this is a live interactive webinar delivered via Zoom. You will need to have a sufficiently strong internet connection to be able to attend, see Zoom System Requirements. 

Zoom & Account Link: You will receive your personal link to the Zoom meeting via email after your registration and payment have been processed. You will receive a separate email with information on how to access your online account where you will be able to download the handouts and complete the evaluation.

Accessibility: If you have any questions, need help or want to discuss accessibility issues, please contact

Certificate: You will receive a certificate of completion listing 2.75 CE credits provided you are logged in to the training on Zoom by the time the training starts, attend the entire training and complete the evaluation form via your online account. ACE and APA credit is not awarded for break times. You will have one week to complete the evaluation form in order to receive your certificate, which can be downloaded from your online account once you have completed the evaluation form and your attendance has been verified by an administrator.