Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Distress Tolerance: A Universal Tool

Allison Libby, PsyD
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Examine the link between exposure therapy and distress tolerance
  • Understand how to incorporate distress tolerance into clinical work of any nature
  • Work with parents on accepting and embracing distress in their children and themselves


Remote live streaming locations:

  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland: 5275 Claremont
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Bldg. 5, Room 6B30


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Wednesday, April 24 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

LP-190 Auditorium
401 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143