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Managing crises in people with BPD
Fri. 2 June 2017, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm AEST
A workshop for emergency department, crisis assessment teams and mental health clinicians
This 1-day workshop will assist clinicians in Emergency Departments and Crisis Assessment Teams manage clients diagnosed with BPD who present with deliberate self-harm or threats to suicide. Participants will learn about the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Guidelines for crisis management and risk assessment to develop sophisticated decision making when these clients present in their practice.
Dr Charlotte Duncan is a consultant psychiatrist for Spectrum with an interest in psychotherapy, personality disorder and the treatment of complex clients. She has worked in community and forensic settings in the past and with Spectrum for 3 years where she has had experience in psychodynamic, MBT, DBT and ACT therapeutic work with clients with BPD.
Dr Yvette Vardy is a clinical psychologist with extensive experience in training and supervision of professionals who work with BPD patients. She has a long standing interest in assessment and treatment of BPD clients. Dr Vardy focussed her doctorate on the experience of aloneness in BPD clients, and is passionate about training others in understanding BPD and working effectively with BPD clients.
Who should register? Mental health clinicians, emergency department and CAT team staff.
Cost: $220 (Payable by credit card only).
Lunch: A light lunch including a vegetarian selection is provided.
Parking: All day parking is available close by at the Melbourne Museum car park on Nicholson Street. Early bird rate for parking is $17.00. Enter before 9.30am, exit after 2.30pm.
Cancellation policy: If your circumstances change and you no longer can attend this event after you have registered please email email@example.com 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) 8833 3050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org