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Before it Happens Again Part I: How To Address Mass Shootings In 2019 and Beyond Using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy – Radical Acceptance

Posted by Cindy Finch, LCSW in Awareness, DBT Skills, Media, News

11.28.18

During a check-in and de-briefing with my Pepperdine University students about the recent violent shooting in Thousand Oaks, CA one Master’s level student glibly remarked, “It’s just going to happen again. I’m not even surprised by it anymore, it’s sad to say but I think it’s just trending.” While I didn’t like his words, I knew he was right... in all the wrong, worst ways. 

DBT Center Of Orange County Achieves Behavioral Health Care Accreditation From The Joint Commission

Posted by DBT Center of Orange County in News, Recent Work

03.13.18

Newport Beach, CA – March 13, 2018 – DBT Center of Orange County today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care.

DBT Center of Orange County underwent a rigorous onsite survey in February 2018. During the review, compliance with behavioral health care standards related to several areas, including care, treatment, and services; environment of care; leadership; and screening procedures for the early detection of imminent harm was evaluated. Onsite observations and interviews also were conducted.

 

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