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This one day training is designed for AOD workers and other health professionals seeking to gain an understanding of working with people who have a Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis.
This training will focus on building an understanding of the person with BPD in order to develop appropriate treatment and therapeutic work. It includes an overview of the basic principles of assessment and management of risk within the context of public mental health services.
Who should attend? AOD workers and other health professionals seeking foundation knowledge regarding working with people with Borderline Personality Disorder
Trainer: Julian Browne and Debbie Dick, Senior Clinicians Complex Care, Work Force Development, Spectrum Personality Disorder Service for Victoria
Julian 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.
Debbie is senior clinician, psychiatric nurse and family therapist at Spectrum. She has over 23 years experience in mental health working in a variety of areas including inpatient, crisis and outpatient community treatment settings. She has been working at Spectrum for about 13 years providing consultation to public mental health, training and direct treatment for clients and families.