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Core competencies for working with people with borderline personality disorder (BPD)

Spectrum Personality Disorder Service for Victoria

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (AEST)

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 1 day workshop - 4th September 2019

This workshop will provide discussion and practice of the key competencies clinicians require for working effectively with people with borderline personality disorder (BPD). It will include a developmental understanding of factors contributing to a diagnosis of BPD, the ongoing effects of early life experiences and complex childhood trauma, and the role of therapeutic relationships in treatment. The workshop will also focus on the assessment and management of chronic and acute risk, and principles for treatment and treatment planning.

 Presenters: Dr Sathya Rao, Pip Bradley and Debbie Dick

Associate Professor Sathya Rao is the Executive Clinical Director of Spectrum and a consultant psychiatrist. He is a DBT therapist and has a keen interest in teaching and training. He held the position of chair of the Victorian Psychiatry Training Committee for over six years. Sathya is an adjunct clinical associate professor at Monash University.

Pip Bradley is the Associate Clinical Director and has a background of 20 years’ experience in mental health nursing, most of those specialising in the treatment of borderline personality disorder. Her main treatment modality is dialectal behaviour therapy. Pip provides therapy, training, consultation and supervision regarding complex presentations and therapeutic risk management, as well as training and supervision in DBT.

Who should register?  Students, new graduates and clinicians seeking to understand the key competencies for working with people with BPD

Cost: $220  (Payable by credit card only).

Lunch:  A light lunch including a vegetarian selection is provided.

Cancellation policy: If your circumstances change and you no longer can attend this event after you have registered please email spectrumtraining@easternhealth.org.au no later than one (1) week prior to the event to cancel and/or be issued with a full refund.  A refund will not be issued if notification has not been received within this time frame and you will be required to pay for the event.

General enquiries:  Spectrum on (03) 8413  8750 or email spectrumtraining@easternhealth.org.au


Have questions about Core competencies for working with people with borderline personality disorder (BPD)? Contact Spectrum Personality Disorder Service for Victoria

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Spectrum Personality Disorder Service for Victoria
Training Room
110 Church Street
Richmond, VIC 3121
Australia

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (AEST)


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Spectrum Personality Disorder Service for Victoria

Spectrum Personality Disorder Service for Victoria is the Statewide Centre of Clinical Excellence for Personality Disorders.

Spectrum supports and works with local Area Mental Health Services and health professionals  to provide treatment for people with a personality disorder with a focus on people with complex needs or who are at risk from serious self-harm or suicide.

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