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Understanding and managing challenging BPD presentations
Wed. 16 August 2017, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm AEST
A 1-day workshop for private and public practice psychiatrists
*This session also includes 12 months’ supervision for 2 hours once a month. Supervision is optional and not a prerequisite to attend the workshop.
This 1-day workshop is aimed at helping psychiatrists who treat and manage people with BPD in private and public psychiatry. It will assist psychiatrists in the assessment and management of clinical risks, crisis management, understanding and dealing with transference and countertransference and in differentiating comorbid disorders such as psychosis, depression, bipolar and eating disorders.
The workshop will be followed by monthly group supervision (face to face or via video/teleconference for a period of 12 months provided by one or more of the workshop facilitators, where psychiatrists will have the opportunity to discuss their challenging and high risk cases.
Associate Professor Sathya Rao is the Director of Spectrum and a consultant psychiatrist. He is a DBT therapist and has a keen interest in teaching and training. He held the position of chair of the Victorian Psychiatry Training Committee for over six years. Sathya is an adjunct clinical associate professor at Monash University.
Associate Professor Josephine Beatson is the Senior Clinical Advisor to Spectrum, a consultant psychiatrist and psychoanalytic psychotherapist with over 30 years’ experience in public and private settings. Dr Beatson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne and has a particular interest in the understanding and treatment of severe personality disorders.
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.
Who should register? Private and public practice psychiatrists.
Cost: $300 for workshop including GST + supervision fee (TBA, depending on numbers).
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