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Learning More about BPD: a Workshop for Families & Friends

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Maroondah Federation Estate

32 Greenwood Ave

Ringwood, VIC 3134

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*Please note this workshop is designed for for families and friends of people with BPD - not workers

This one day workshop for families, friends and others who support someone with BPD (or a likely diagnosis of 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.

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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.

Rita will be supported by a Spectrum clinician.

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

Cost: Free

Lunch: A light lunch, morning and afternoon tea will be provided.

Public Transport: Federation Estate is about a 10minute walk from Ringwood station.

Parking: Please observe the signs located in the car park. Park the cars in the bays provided at all times.

Be aware that some areas of the car park are restricted. Parking restrictions now apply Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm and will limit each visit to 4 hours. NB Workshop attendees will need to receive a casual parking permit from MFE administration.

General enquiries: Spectrum (03) 8833 3050 or email spectrumtraining@easternhealth.org.au

NB Spectrum provides training to clinicians and workers through it's Professional Development Team. To download a copy of available training click here

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