Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy Blended Learning Course – Level 2

$1,000.00 Excl Sales Tax

Level 2  follows on from Level 1 of the RO DBT Blended Learning program and teaches more in-depth RO DBT skills aimed at clinicians who wish to implement RO DBT into their practice.

You will get indefinite access to this course, there is no expiry date for accessing the materials.

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What you get

The complete Level 2 course consists of 32 on-demand webinars with more than 40 hours of teaching materials, divided into twelve parts. Each part ends with a quiz and an evaluation, which both need to be completed in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Level 2 is still under development. Parts 1 to 11 are currently available, part 12 will be added once this has been finalized; expected early 2022.

If you pay in full for this course you will get access to all available parts immediately.

If you pay in instalments, you will get access to Parts 1-3 immediately, Parts 4 and 5 after your second payment, Parts 6 and 7 after your third payment, and all remaining parts after your fourth payment.

You will have indefinite access to the Level 2 materials once you have completed the course. PLUS FREE BONUS: UNLIMITED ACCESS TO RO DBT RESOURCES

Level 2 of the RO DBT Blended Learning program includes the following parts:

  • Part 1: Radical Openness & Self-Enquiry in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)
  • Part 2: Effective Treatment Structuring in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)
  • Part 3: The Key Mechanism of Change in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)
  • Part 4: Therapeutic Use of Social Signaling in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)
  • Part 5: Therapeutic Stance, Teasing and Silliness in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)
  • Part 6: Treating the Enigma Predicament in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)
  • Part 7: Treating Secret Moral Emotions in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)
  • Part 8: Alliance Ruptures and Repairs in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)
  • Part 9: Dealing with Disguised Demands in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)
  • Part 10: Effective Treatment Targeting in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)
  • Part 11: Chain & Solution Analysis in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)
  • Part 12: Skills Training in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Level 2)

For a full least of Learning Objectives and CE credits, scroll down.

You can download the Course Syllabus here: https://radicallyopen-blendedlearning.net/download/ro-dbt-level-2-syllabus/

Course Instructor: Dr. Thomas Lynch, RO DBT Treatment Developer (scroll down for full Bio)

Level 2 On-Demand

Entry Requirements & Additional Information

Target audience: A professional qualification in a mental health or related field (e.g. psychology, psychiatry, social work, mental health nursing).

Content Level: Intermediate – you must have completed Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy Level 1.

Entry Requirements: You must have successfully completed Level 1 of the Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy Blended Learning program and have obtained a certificate of completion. Previous training in standard DBT is not a requirement for the RO DBT intensive.

Method of Delivery: this course consists of a series of non-interactive pre-recorded video’s. You will need to have a sufficiently strong internet connection to be able to stream these videos.

Accessibility: All videos have the option to turn on English Closed Captions. If you have any questions, need help or want to discuss accessibility issues, please contact roelie@radicallyopen.net

Knowledge Quizzes: After each part you will be invited to complete a knowledge quiz via your online account.  You will need to answer 80% of questions correctly in order to pass and move on to the next part. You will be able to re-take the quiz up to 3 times in order to pass.

Recommended Reading Materials:

  1. Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Theory and Practice for Treating Disorders of Overcontrol (T. Lynch, 2018; published by New Harbinger)
  2. The Skills Training Manual for Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Clinician’s Guide for Treating Disorders of Overcontrol (T. Lynch, 2018; published by New Harbinger)

These books will be used throughout the training as reference works. You will not receive excerpts from the Textbook or Skills Manual as part of the Level 2 and 3 courses. It is assumed that clinicians wishing to learn RO DBT will have purchased these books already. If you have not, you can purchase them through various book sellers, including Amazon and New Harbinger, the publisher.

Conflicts of interest: We don’t receive any direct commercial support for our training companies RO DBT Online B.V. or Radically Open Ltd. 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 or RO DBT Online B.V. and Radically Open Ltd.

APA and ACE-ASWB Accreditation

Certificates

Certificate/Letter of Completion: You will be able to download a certificate of completion at the end of each part, provided you have passed the knowledge quiz and have completed the CE evaluation form. If you want your professional license number to be added to your certificate, please add this to your Bio on your online profile page or send your license number to roelie@radicallyopen.net

Accreditation: We are accredited by the American Psychological Association (from 1 September 2020) and by the Approved Continuing Accreditation / Association of Social Work Boards (from 2 August, 2021).  ACE and APA credit is not awarded for prerequisite reading, homework, assignments, supervision, and consultation.

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Instructor Bio

Thomas R Lynch, PhD

Thomas R. Lynch, PhD, is Professor Emeritus in the School of Psychology at University of Southampton. He was the Director of the Duke Cognitive Behavioral Research and Treatment Program at Duke University (USA) from 1998-2007.

Dr Lynch is the treatment developer of Radically Open-Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (RO-DBT)—a new transdiagnostic treatment approach informed by 20+ years of clinical research. He is the author of the RO-DBT treatment manual titled “Radically Open- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for Disorders of Overcontrol” as a well as the RO DBT Skills Training Manual (2018; Context Press).

Dr Lynch has been the recipient of multiple large research grants from a range of sources, including the National Institutes of Health, National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, the Hartford Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, and the National Institute for Health Research. He was also the Chief Investigator of a multi- centre randomized controlled trial examining the efficacy and mechanisms of RO-DBT funded by the NIHR- Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation programme (http://www.reframed.org.uk/; Lynch).

He is a recipient of the John M. Rhoades Psychotherapy Research Endowment and a Beck Institute Scholar. He is recognized internationally as a world-leading expert in difficult-to-treat disorders; such as, personality disorders, chronic depression, and anorexia nervosa and is in frequent demand as a speaker internationally—e.g., Europe, USA, and Canada.

What you will learn

Part 1: Radical Openness & Self-Enquiry in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Created/launched: May 29, 2020.

In the first part of this webinar, Dr Lynch defines the core concept of Radical Openness and explains how to know you are closed when you think you are open. He provides tips for identifying closed-mindedness and explains how to ask your friends for a little help with this. Dr Lynch will explain how to use the Flexible-Mind DEF skill from Lesson 1 of the skills training manual.

In the second part, Dr Lynch explains the concepts of self-enquiry and outing oneself, and how we can cultivate healthy self-doubt. Self-enquiry is a core RO DBT skill and Dr Lynch explains how it can be done in the heat of the moment, with a partner, or by yourself with the help of a self-enquiry journal. You will learn how to locate your edge and what the role is of the listener when someone else is doing a self-enquiry practice. Dr Lynch will also provide commentary on two videos: the first shows a partner self-enquiry demonstration and the second video demonstrates how self-enquiry can be integrated into a therapy session.

Webinar Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Number of instructional hours, CE credits: 1.75

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to ...

    • Use the ‘Tips for Identifying Closed-Mindedness’ to assess whether you are being closed-minded.

    • Apply the ‘Flexible-Mind DEFinitely skill to teach Radically Open living’ to your clients.

    • Apply the ‘Step by Step Protocol for Self-Enquiry In the Heat of the Moment’ during challenging or emotionally charged social interactions

    • List the three different ways in which self-enquiry can be done

What you will learn

Part 2: Effective Treatment Structuring in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Created/launched: May 29, 2020.

In this webinar Dr. Lynch gives very practical and hands-on advice on how to effectively structure RO DBT individual treatment. As mentioned in Level 1, sequencing is very important in RO DBT, as well as delivery of the scripts taught during the orientation and commitment phase. Dr. Lynch will cover all the essential elements of sessions 1 to 4 in detail, as well as the agenda structure for the working phase of treatment, sessions 5 to 30+.

Webinar Duration: 2 hours & 12 minutes

Number of instructional hours, CE credits: 2

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to ...

    • Use the RO DBT scripts to orient your client to the treatment and ensure your client is committed to starting treatment

    • Use the RO DBT manual to sequence your individual treatment sessions and set up your treatment room the ‘RO DBT way’

    • Use the RO DBT agenda template to structure your individual treatment sessions during the working phase of treatment

    • Apply the ‘Preventing Treatment Dropout Protocol’ to reduce the risk of the client dropping out of treatment

What you will learn

Part 3: The Key Mechanism of Change in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Created/launched: May 29, 2020.

In this webinar Dr. Lynch teaches the importance of understanding and teaching the key mechanism of change in RO DBT, which is taught during the orientation and commitment phase. Dr. Lynch will teach 1) how to select the correct metaphor based on the client’s social signaling style and 2) how to effectively use the script using video demonstrations.

Webinar Duration: 1 hour & 36 minutes

Number of instructional hours, CE credits: 1.5

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to ...

    • Select the correct metaphor (story) of the key mechanism of change script depending on your client’s social signaling style

    • Use a script to teach the key mechanism of change to your clients early on in treatment

What you will learn

Part 4: Therapeutic Use of Social Signaling in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Created/launched: August 27, 2020.

Description: This course consists of 3 webinars that all focus on social signaling.

Social Signaling Style and Personality: In the first half of this module Dr Lynch explains the differences in social signaling between undercontrolled and overcontrolled clients and their underlying motivations for their social signaling behavior. The second part of the module focuses on how the indirect communication forms of discretion and politeness can be used in therapy to turn your client’s attention to potentially difficult topics in a kind manner. Webinar Duration: 58 minutes

Therapeutic Use Of Micromimicry: In this webinar Dr Lynch starts by explaining how quickly we perceive and process emotionally evocative stimuli. This knowledge lays the foundation for understanding how quick and automatic visceral responding can become a problem for hyper-threat sensitive overcontrolled clients. Next, Dr Lynch explains how micro-mimicry may be the basis for human empathy and how, by taking advantage of the mirror neuron system and proprioceptive feedback, therapists can activate their own as well as their clients’ social safety systems. Webinar Duration: 57 minutes

Therapeutic Use of Pro-Social Cooperative Signaling In this webinar Dr Lynch discusses both the theoretical background of pro-social signaling as well as how to use this knowledge to your advantage as an RO DBT therapist when treating overcontrolled clients. Webinar Duration: 1 hour 36 minutes

Number of instructional hours, CE credits: 3.5

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to ...

    • Differentiate between undercontrolled and overcontrolled social signaling and their underlying motivations

    • Use politeness and discretion tactics as ways to kindly turn your client’s attention to potentially difficult topics without ‘rubbing their nose in it’.

    • Explain how the combination of (1) the emotional response timeline, (2) our built-in signal detection error and (3) overcontrolled heightened-bio-temperamental threat sensitivity makes it more difficult for overcontrolled clients to activate their social safety system.

    • Use gestures, postures and facial expressions that universally signal openness, non-dominance and friendly intentions to activate social safety in yourself and your clients.

    • Differentiate between five types of smiles, describe their functions and explain in which contexts they can be adaptive or maladaptive.

    • Describe the differences in functions, facial expressions, and associated emotions between disgust and contempt.

    • Identify and treat ‘deer in the headlight’ (flat, unresponsive) responses that may occur in overcontrolled clients.

What you will learn

Part 5: Therapeutic Stance, Teasing and Silliness in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Created/launched: August 27, 2020.

Description: This course consists of 3 webinars that all focus on the therapeutic style of RO DBT therapists.

Therapeutic Stance and Therapeutic Teasing: This webinar focuses on the therapeutic stance in RO DBT and finishes with an introduction into therapeutic teasing. Dr. Lynch introduces the idea of the therapist as tribal ambassador and teaches about the social signaling dialectic used in RO DBT when challenging a client: playful irreverence versus compassionate gravity. Webinar Duration: 59 minutes

Therapeutic Teasing Part 2: Moving from Theory to Practice: This webinar is a very practice-based webinar: using audio and video clips, Dr Lynch teaches you how and when to tease your clients effectively. Webinar Duration: 1 hour 41 minutes

Therapeutic Silliness: In RO DBT, we take silliness very seriously! Dr Lynch teaches you why and how acting silly around overcontrolled clients can help them achieve their valued goals and viscerally experience what it feels like to be part of a tribe. Webinar Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Number of instructional hours, CE credits: 4

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to ...

    • Apply the RO therapeutic stance of ‘tribal ambassador’ and practice kindness first and foremost

    • Explain how teasing and gossip differ when it comes to providing corrective feedback about blind spots

    • Use therapeutic teasing to provide corrective feedback or challenge a client in a friendly, kind manner

    • Assess when to use therapeutic teasing and when to use compassionate gravity when challenging a client.

    • Explain the difference between a tease, and a joke, a niggle, sarcasm, validation, confronting, and feedback.

    • Use therapeutic silliness to help your overcontrolled clients identify and achieve their valued-goals

    • Use participating without planning mindfulness practices during skills classes to help your overcontrolled clients learn how to chill-out and join-in with others

    • Explain the difference between therapeutic teasing and therapeutic silliness.

What you will learn

Part 6: Treating the Enigma Predicament in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Created/launched: December 14, 2020.

Description: This course consists of 3 webinars that all focus on identifying and treating the enigma predicament.

The Social Consequences of Indirect Social Signals: In this webinar Dr Lynch teaches more about the social consequences of indirect social signaling, how this can impact relationships, and what strategies you as a therapist can use to encourage your clients to communicate their experiences and needs more directly. Webinar Duration: 54 minutes

The Enigma Predicament: In this webinar Dr Lynch addresses the enigma predicament: the observation that overcontrolled clients secretly enjoy being difficult to comprehend and are difficult to impress. Dr Lynch teaches you how to recognize it, how it can impact the client’s relationships including the therapeutic relationship, and how to target this in treatment, with a special focus on responding to compliments. Webinar Duration: 1 hour 16 minutes

Using Behavioral Exposure to Enhance Social Connectedness: In this webinar Dr Lynch starts by explaining the basics of classical conditioning. Using a range of clinical examples, video and audio materials, Dr Lynch then goes on to explain how you as a RO DBT therapist can use brief behavioral exposures to feared social cues to help clients lay down new learning and respond in a pro-social manner Webinar Duration: 1 hour 27 minutes

Number of instructional hours, CE credits: 3.5

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to ...

    • Recognize the “I am fine” phenomenon and other indirect forms of communication that overcontrolled clients frequently use and ask for clarification when these occur

    • Apply RO DBT strategies such as ‘ask don’t tell’, therapeutic teasing and heat-on heat-off when challenging overcontrolled clients

    • Recognize the presentation of the Enigma Predicament in overcontrolled clients and target this in treatment

    • Demonstrate to your overcontrolled clients how to effectively respond to praise or compliments

    • Use brief informal behavioral exposure techniques to help your clients habituate to previously feared (social) cues

    • Use repeated mini-practices to help your client respond in a pro-social manner to social cues in the real world

    • Demonstrate ‘safety-on-the-go’ social signaling techniques

What you will learn

Part 7: Treating Secret Moral Emotions in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Created/launched: December 14, 2020.

Description: This course consists of 2 webinars that focus on how to identify and treat secret moral emotions.

Unmasking the Secret Moral Emotions: In the first part of this webinar, the focus is on the secret moral emotions that are rarely admitted and often denied. Dr Lynch teaches about moral judgments, transgressions, and the emotions shame, humiliation, and embarrassment, and introduces the negative moral emotions envy, contempt and disgust. The second part of the webinar dives deeper into the ‘big three’ of the negative moral emotions: envy, contempt and disgust. Dr Lynch teaches you how to differentiate between these social emotions using clinical examples, and explains why it matters to be able to recognize these emotions when it comes to overcontrolled clients. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 50 minutes

Treatment of the Negative Moral Emotions: In this webinar Dr Lynch uses a video role-play example to teach you, step by step, how to conduct a chain and solution analysis to treat negative moral emotions such as envy, bitterness and resentment and problematic behaviors such as secretly sabotaging.  Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 44 minutes

Number of instructional hours, CE credits: 3.5

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to ...

    • Differentiate between shame and humiliation

    • Differentiate between envy, jealousy, resentment, contempt, disgust and anger

    • Identify micro-expressions of negative moral emotions using verbal and non-verbal cues

    • Analyze the chain of events moment-to-moment leading to the Social-Signaling Problem Behavior using the step by step protocol in Appendix 7 from the RO DBT Textbook

    • Identify solutions from the RO DBT Skills Manual that might prevent future occurrences of the problem behavior

What you will learn

Part 8: Alliance Ruptures and Repairs in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (

Created/launched: March, 2021.

Description: This course consists of 2 webinars that focus on how to identify and repair therapeutic alliance ruptures.

Alliance Ruptures and Repairs Part 1: In the first webinar Dr Lynch teaches you what characterizes a strong therapeutic alliance, when alliance ruptures typically occur, and how to recognize them. This module will focus on how to prevent and repair a therapeutic alliance rupture that may lead to a potential client dropout. Webinar Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes

Alliance Ruptures and Repairs Part 2: In the second webinar Dr Lynch teaches you how to recognize in-session alliance ruptures and how to use the six steps of the alliance rupture repairs protocol. Webinar Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes

Number of instructional hours, CE credits: 2.5

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to ...

    • List the three characteristics of a strong therapeutic alliance

    • Identify in-session alliance ruptures

    • Use the six steps of the alliance rupture repairs protocol to repair a potential therapeutic alliance rupture

What you will learn

Part 9: Dealing with Disguised Demands in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (

Created/launched: March, 2021.

Description: This course consists of 2 webinars that focus on how to identify and manage the disguised demands known as pushbacks and don’t-hurt-me’s.

Dealing with Disguised Demands, Part 1: In the first webinar, Dr Lynch introduces disguised demands, aka secret desires for control. In part 1 on this topic, Dr Lynch teaches you how to recognize a pushback and how to treat it when it happens in session. Webinar Duration: 1 hour 18 minutes

Dealing with Disguised Demands, Part 2: In the second part about disguised demands, Dr Lynch teaches you how to recognize don’t hurt me behaviors and how to treat them, both in individual sessions as well as skills classes. Webinar Duration: 1 hour 41 minutes

Number of instructional hours, CE credits: 2.75

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to ...

    • Identify when a client is engaging in pushback behavior

    • Identify when a client is engaging in don’t hurt me behavior

    • Treat pushback responses when they occur in-session and teach the client skills to block plausible deniability behaviors

    • Treat don’t hurt me responses when they occur in-session and in skills class

    • Differentiate between pushback and don’t hurt me responses

What you will learn

Part 10: Effective Treatment Targeting in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Created/launched: June, 2021.

Description: This course consists of 3 webinars that focus on three ways in which treatment targeting can be applied in RO DBT.

Understanding Overcontrolled Subtypes: In this webinar Dr Lynch explains the differences between the two overcontrolled subtypes, overly agreeable and overly disagreeable, how you can recognize these subtypes in your clients, and how to make use of this knowledge for treatment targeting. Webinar Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes

Using OC Themes to Maximize Treatment Targeting: In this webinar 28 Dr Lynch teaches you how to use the OC themes to guide your treatment targeting in RO DBT using a step-by-step protocol and video examples. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 37 minutes

Targeting Maladaptive Social Signaling In-Session: In this webinar Dr Lynch teaches you how to use the in-session targeting (aka the ‘yawn’) protocol to target maladaptive social signaling that occurs in-session. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 26 minutes

Number of instructional hours, CE credits: 4

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to ...

    • Differentiate the overly agreeable from the overly disagreeable overcontrolled subtype.

    • Select individualized homework tasks to target clients’ problems using their overcontrolled subtype as a guide.

    • Match social signaling targets with valued-goals for social connectedness

    • Identify social signaling targets that interfere with the establishment and maintenance of long-term close social bonds in order to create “a life worth sharing”

    • Use the Step-by-Step protocol for Formal Treatment Targeting with OC Social Signaling Themes

    • Use the Protocol for Identifying Maladaptive OC Social Signaling Targets In-Session

What you will learn

Part 11: Chain and Solution Analyses in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Created/launched: October 2021

Description: This course consists of 5 webinars that focus on conducting chain and solution analyses  in RO DBT:

  • Effective Use of RO DBT Diary Cards: In this webinar Dr Lynch teaches you how to effectively use RO DBT cards, which are used to set the stage for chain and solution analyses later on in session. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • Chain and Solution Analysis Part 1: In this webinar Dr Lynch teaches you how to conduct the first three steps of the chain and solution analysis, using a case example and videos. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 16 minutes
  • Chain and Solution Analysis Part 2: Using video demonstrations and a case example, Dr Lynch teaches you how to conduct steps 4 and 5 of the chain and solution analysis, i.e., identifying the links in the chain and the consequences of the problem behavior. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 5 minutes
  • Chain and Solution Analysis Part 3: Using video demonstrations and a case example, Dr Lynch teaches you how to conduct step 6 of the chain and solution analysis, i.e., to identify the most maladaptive link(s) in the chain to target and to find solutions for these links that the client can use to help prevent future problem behavior. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 27 minutes
  • Chain and Solution Analysis Part 4: This is the final part of four lessons focusing on how to conduct a Chain & Solution Analysis the RO DBT way. In this lesson Dr Lynch introduces the RO DBT social signaling solution analysis protocol and addresses solutions for other problem links. Webinar Duration: 1 hour and 26 minutes

Number of instructional hours, CE credits: 7

  • At the end of this course, you will be able to ...

    • Use the diary card to identify the most relevant problem behavior that occurred in the past week that will be the focus of a chain and solution analysis.

    • List the three most common errors that therapists make when identifying the social signal that should be targeted during the chain and solution analysis.

    • Rank order the six steps of the RO DBT chain and solution analysis protocol.

    • Determine the relevance of the maladaptive social signaling behavior for the chain analysis.

    • Identify contributing factors and the prompting event that triggered the maladaptive behavior.

    • Identify all relevant links in a chain analysis that lead to a client’s problem behavior.

    • Formulate reinforcers and long-term negative consequences of problem behaviors identified in the chain analysis.

    • Identify the most maladaptive link(s) in the chain that you will focus on for solution analysis.

    • Formulate and demonstrate effective solutions to help your client modify their behavior to prevent future problems.

    • Use a script to teach your client how to out themselves to enhance intimacy with another person.

    • Use the Awareness Continuum when expressing opinions about the other person’s intentions, in order to take responsibility for your perceptions.

    • Use the 12 questions from Flexible-Mind ADOPTS to help determine whether to accept or decline feedback.

    • Use the 'RO DBT Social Signaling Solution Analysis Protocol' to teach a client how to apply solutions to the maladaptive links you have identified during the chain analysis.

    • Rank order the most effective solutions for enhancing your clients’ social connectedness.