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Understanding and working with clinical risk
Fri. 5 May 2017, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm AEST
This 1-day workshop has been specifically developed for mental health clinicians supporting and managing clients with BPD and nonsuicidal self harm and suicidal risk. The workshop will examine in detail the assessment, formulation and management of these risks in clinical practice. It is suitable for mental health clinicians, nurses, and other professionals working with people with BPD.
Janina is the senior clinical psychologist at Spectrum and discipline senior for Statewide Services. Janina has extensive experience and specialisation in assessing and treating individuals with complex personality disorder. She has a particular interest in risk assessment and management, interpersonal violence and aggression in BPD. Janina has been with Spectrum for 12 years and has provided a range of clinical, consultancy, training and supervision to a range of stakeholders such as mental health case managers, emergency services, ED staff, Victorian Courts and Corrections Victoria. Her current role at Spectrum includes the Assessment Unit, DBT treatment program and Service Senior Activities including membership to a number of expert committees.
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.
General enquiries: Please contact Spectrum on 8833 3050 or email email@example.com