CARE Network Behavioral Health Provider ECHO Series - March 2023

March 6, 2023

This training will provide CARE Network behavioral health designated providers with evidence-based guidelines for care and improve both access and quality of care for patients. Providers will have the opportunity to learn new referral processes and system-based protocols for working with other family-serving agencies, such as social services, law enforcement and the courts. A major goal of the ECHO sessions will be to promote interdisciplinary practice and collaboration among systems. Sessions will also include case presentations and discussion.

March's session will focus on DBT Skills and Strategies for Children and Caregivers with Maureen Vivas-O’Keefe, LCSW. 

Target Audience

CARE Network Behavioral Health Designated Providers

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the basic DBT elements and background.
  • Discuss DBT skills and techniques to use with children to support their care.
  • Discuss DBT skills and techniques to implement with caregivers to support their well-being and increase capacity to support their children.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/06/2023 - 12:00pm MST
Event ends: 
03/06/2023 - 1:00pm MST
Virtual Offering through Zoom Link

Maureen Vivas-O’Keefe (she/her/hers) is a bilingual psychotherapist in the START department of the CU School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry. She has almost two decades of experience as a clinical social worker serving underserved populations and people across the lifespan who have experienced complex trauma and chronic stress. She is trained in numerous evidenced based modalities that she incorporates in her daily practice as a therapist including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance


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