Overview

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental health diagnosis that is often misunderstood and highly stigmatized. The diagnosis is characterized by pervasive instability in moods, interpersonal relationships, self-image, and behavior, which can effect interactions with social service staff and other clients. This training reviews some of the most current theories about the causes of Borderline Personality Disorder as cited in the DSM-5. BPD symptoms, strategies for staff, and correlated underlying experiences are all reviewed. The primary purpose of the training is to help attendees better understand the experience of having this disorder and how to develop interventions that clinically support the client. Attendees will leave this workshop with a better understanding of Borderline Personality Disorder and skills to assist persons with this disorder move towards recovery.

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Learning objectives

  • Express a general understanding of personality disorders
  • Demonstrate the theories about the causes of Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Identify the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Illustrate issues that come up for the worker when working with someone with Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Identify methods of intervention for working with a client with Borderline Personality Disorder

Training times

Date Time Availability
October 03, 2022 (Monday) -- Session 1
October 04, 2022 (Tuesday) -- Session 2
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
(for all dates)
80 spots left

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