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Foundation training for working with people with BPD (1 day)

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Foundation training for working with people with BPD (1 day) - 7 Oct

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[Please note: If this workshop is not able to be delivered face to face due to imposed COVID-19 restrictions, it will be reverted to an online workshop via zoom.]

Foundation training for working with people with BPD (1 day) - 7 Oct 2021

This workshop will develop clinicians’ understanding and practice in working effectively with people with 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 of, and working with risk, as well as principles for treatment and treatment planning. This training is ideal for clinicians who are beginning to develop their skills in working with people who have BPD and explores the core common factors of effective engagement with this cohort. Spectrum also offers DBT, MBT or ACT training for more experienced clinicians.

Presenters:

Marianne Weddell is a Clinical Psychologist with 20 years experience in public and private setting treating a wide range of disorders, managing teams, training staff and supervising/mentoring clinicians. She has a special interest and significant experience with Borderline Personality Disorder, in particular developing service and family systems to work effectively in this space. She believes in therapy as a tool to help people understand themselves, their passions and build a life worth living.

Peter Smith is an accredited mental health social worker in private practice who also has many years’ experience in a variety of contexts including: rights and advocacy, policy and governance for a student union and housing and accommodation for homeless people with mental health concerns. More recently and extensively he’s worked in public mental health outpatient clinics in a variety of roles, including as a case manager, in outreach support for homeless people and in crisis assessment and intervention including PACER. He now works for Spectrum as a therapist, community educator and trainer and engages in secondary consultation in the Personality Disorder Initiative.

Who should attend? Mental health clinicians who are beginning to develop their skills in working with people who have BPD.

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

Lunch: A light lunch, morning and afternoon tea including a vegetarian selection is provided.

Getting to Spectrum: Spectrum is located at 110 Church Street, on the corner of Church Street and Tweedie Place. Entrance is via the front of the building, to the right of the Skoda car dealership.

Public transport:

  • Tram 78 on Church Street. Alight at Tweedie Pl/Church Street (Stop 63).
  • Tram 109 on Victoria Parade (about a 5 min walk to 110 Church Street)
  • Tram 75 on Bridge Rd (about a 7 min walk to 110 Church Street)

Car parking:

There is very limited 2 hour street parking available in the area. All day parking is available in:

  • Shelley Street, Richmond (between Butler and Elizabeth Streets) -about 1km walk to Church St (about $10/day).
  • Coles Richmond Plaza car park (261 Bridge Rd, Richmond) https://www.interpark.com.au/parkings/coles-richmond-plaza-car-park/ (about $16/day). About 8 mins walk or catch the No 78 tram.
  • 459 Church Street, Richmond http://www.carepark.com.au/find-a-care-park/459- church-street-richmond/ (about $16/day). About a 20 min walk or catch the No 78 tram.

Cancellation policy: If your circumstances change and you no longer can attend this event please log into your eventbrite account and cancel your ticket and request a refund no later than one (1) week prior to the event. 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: Email spectrumTregister@easternhealth.org.au or phone Spectrum (03) 8413 8750.

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