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Putting the pieces together: Working with BPD clients in the AOD sector (Wo...

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Turning Point, Training Room

142 Gertrude Street

Fitzroy, Victoria 3065

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This training will focus on building an understanding of the person with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in order to develop appropriate treatment and therapeutic work. It includes an overview of the basic principles of assessment and managment of risk.

Presenter: Dr Yvette Vardy, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Delmont Private Hospital and Spectrum Senior Education Officer, Turning Point. With extensive experience in training and supervision in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and a long standing interest in assessment and treatment of BPD clients, Dr Vardy focussed her doctorate on the experience of aloneness in BPD clients. She is passionate about training others in understanding BPD and working effectively with BPD clients.

Julian Browne, Senior Clinician, Workforce Development, Spectrum, Eastern Health. Julian Browne is a psychologist and psychotherapist with experience in treatment and consultation for individuals, their families and health systems where severity and complexity are a feature. He provides service development activities to health services working with borderline personality disorder regarding their structures, systems and processes. He has interests in complex systems, integrative learning, psychoanalysis and family therapy.

Who should register? AOD workers and other health professionals seeking foundation knowledge regarding 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 training@turningpoint.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: Please contact Student Administration Monday - Friday 8:00am - 3:30pm (03) 8413 8700 or email training@turningpoint.org.au


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