1-Day Workshop

Saturday 2 February 2019

The Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA)

The SA State Section of ACPA are excited to conduct the first professional training opportunity in RADICALLY OPEN – DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOUR THERAPY (RO-DBT) in South Australia.

Ms Tanya Gilmartin has been engaged to provide the first professional development offering of RO-DBT in South Australia ( Tanya is the Lead Therapist and Consultant at RO-DBT Australia and the Melbourne DBT Centre. She has significant expertise in the research and treatment of substance use and eating disorders. Tanya has developed and implemented training in DBT and DBT adaptations for different populations. She travelled to the UK to become the first Australian clinician completing the intensive RO-DBT training program. In December 2018, Tanya will co-facilitate the first RO-DBT training to Australian clinicians with Dr Sophie Rushbrook from the UK.

This 1-day workshop will introduce clinicians to RO-DBT, covering theory, treatment structure, prescribed treatment hierarchy and associated interventions through didactic and experiential learning experiences. This workshop is designed to be interactive with increased opportunity for case discussion due to the maximum of 50 participants. This is an excellent opportunity for clinical consultation teams to attend together.

CPD: Day comprises 7 hours professional development. Members of other disciplines or professions attending the conference may be able to claim the conference as CPD provided their governing body does not require event accreditation for PD hours.

Registration: Registration is online at (30c booking fee)

Registration Fee includes GST. Student registrants are required to provide their student card number when registering and present student card on day of workshop.

Early Bird Registration before 5pm CST on 4/1/2019 
Standard Registration includes $100 from 5/1/2019 until 5pm CST on 25/1/2019
No late registrations due to venue restrictions.

Venue: Rydges Adelaide- Matthew Flinders Room, 1 South Terrace, ADELAIDE 5000

Time: From 8.30am for check in. Workshop commences 9am and concludes 5pm.

Catering: Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and light refreshments will be provided. Registrants with special dietary requirements need to identify needs when processing registration and payment. The Hotel Chef will be able to accommodate most special dietary requirements, please note some dishes may contain traces of allergens that could have health implications for patrons with food related allergies, health conditions or intolerances. Please note The Hotel will endeavour to best accommodate all registrant special dietary and allergy needs, however, The Hotel nor ACPA cannot be held responsible for any harm suffered from the presence of allergen traces.

Parking: Free- All day along South Terrace in walking distance of Rydges.

1.   Paid- Rydges Adelaide offers $10.00 all day car parking (subject to availability). Entrance is on South Terrace. Please press the buzzer located at the South Terrace entrance, park your car and then see Reception on check-in.
2.   Paid- there is independent pay for parking on the corner of Wilcox St/South Tce

Receipts / Registration confirmation: issues receipts at the time of registration, and this confirms registration. Please retain receipts for your records, including as a Tax Invoice/Receipt for the transaction. No other receipts are available via this booking system. Cancellation Policy: Refunds are offered for all cancellations received in writing via email to Cancellations must be received by midnight CST 25/1/2019.

Regrettably, due to the logistics and terms of event management, refunds are not possible after this date, regardless of personal circumstances or difficulties preventing attendance. The cancellation policy is final and not negotiable. However, should the event be cancelled for any reason, a full refund will be issued.

Transfer of registration: Registrations are transferable to another person in all cases. However, notification of transfer of registration including any dietary requirements must be received by midnight CST 25/1/2019. Transfer of registration to another person is NOT possible after this date, or for only a portion of the event.

ENQUIRIES: Please direct all enquiries to Dr Raelene de Ross, SA State Section Chair, ACPA on 0403 193 144 or