JOWMA’s pilot program STEPS bring Skills Training for Emotional
Problem-Solving in several Orthodox schools in the New York area.
Educating 7th through 12th-grade students, each class comprises 30 lessons from the “DBT in Schools” manual that runs weekly throughout the academic year.
Sarah Dienstag Becker, MD is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Director of Mental Health and Special Projects at JOWMA. She attended Brooklyn College and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, completed her psychiatric residency at Montefiore Medical Center, and a child psychiatry fellowship at Zucker Hillside Hospital at Northwell. She currently works at Premium Health Center in Brooklyn.
“I think it is an enjoyable class and it is useful when put into practice”
“I learned skills to help me daily!”
“I would recommend this class to other students, it's fun!”