Learning More about BPD: a Workshop for Families & Friends (1 day)

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*Please note this workshop is designed for for families and friends of people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Not for clinicians

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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.

Learning more about BPD: A workshop for Families and Friends (1 day) - 20 April , 2021

This one day workshop for carers (families and friends) who support someone with (or a likely diagnosis) of borderline personality disorder (BPD) provides information about BPD and how to best support the person whilst still caring for yourselves. The group will explore a number of educational and practical approaches to learning new skills in the context of a safe environment amongst other carers.

Presenters:

Rita Brown is the Carer Consultant for Spectrum and provides a lived experience of supporting/caring for someone with BPD at a number of Spectrum’s workshops. Rita is a volunteer and board member of the Australian BPD Foundation and a co-facilitator of the Mind Australia BPD Family and Carer Support Group.

Jo Veltkamp is a mental health nurse with experience in a variety of roles in public and private health settings. Her predominant interest lies in working with those with a lived experience of personality disorder and their carers. She is currently employed as a Senior Clinician at Spectrum working in collaboration with the Spectrum Lived Experience Team (consumer and carer) and intake team.

Who should register? Family and friends of people with (or a likely) diagnosis of borderline personality disorder.

Cost: $10.00 (to be paid on registering for an event)

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.

NB This workshop is aimed at those who provide care and support in a voluntary capacity to those experiencing BPD. It is not relevant for:

  • people with lived experience unless they are in an active caring role for someone with BPD themselves.
  • clinicians and workers. Spectrum provides separate clinician training. Please refer to our events page.
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