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Understanding and treating people with a diagnosis of BPD
Thu. 16 November 2017, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm AEDT
This one (1) day foundation workshop will focus on building an understanding of the person with BPD in order to develop a relevant treatment approach. Participants will learn the basic principles of assessment and risk management specific to this client group within the context of public mental health services. This workshop is suitable for mental health clinicians, nurses, and other professionals working with people with BPD.
Julian Browne is a psychologist with a background in psychotherapy with individuals, groups and couples, and has worked in both forensic and community settings around complex clients with a history of trauma. He has an interest in innovative training methods, and systems theory as applied to families and organisations.
Dr Yvette Vardy is a clinical psychologist 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, and is passionate about training others in understanding BPD and working effectively with BPD clients.
Who should register? Mental health clinicians and other professionals working with people with personality disorders.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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