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Live Stream: Borderline Personality Disorder – Understanding and Supporting

Dec 12, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM Central Time)


Price: 209.00 (*early rate) 235.00 (regular rate)

*early rate expires November 21, 2017

Online Live Streaming


Trainer: Tricia Klassen, MSW, RSW

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Live Stream - Borderline Personality Disorder (Early rate expires 11-21-17)$235.00 $209.00Live Stream - Dec. 12, 2017
Tricia Klassen, Trainer with CTRI

About the trainer

Tricia Klassen, MSW, RSW

Tricia is a Registered Social Worker and holds a Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Developmental Studies. In addition to training with CTRI, she is a compassionate therapist who specializes in suicide intervention, self-injury, anxiety and depression and neurodevelopmental issues. Highlights of Tricia’s career include her role in family-centred research and training with Manitoba Family Services, several years as a social worker and therapist for St...


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Description

This is a live stream event, please check our system requirements prior to registering.

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a clinical diagnosis that is often misunderstood. The experience associated with BPD involves intense emotional and behavioural challenges for both the individual and the relationships around them. This workshop’s purpose is to increase the understanding of BPD from the perspective of all those impacted, including caregivers, family members and those diagnosed. Participants will be given an opportunity to explore and better understand their own response as helpers when supporting individuals diagnosed with, or exhibiting behaviours associated with BPD. With this increased understanding and new strategies for offering support, participants will be better equipped and more confident in their role of supporting meaningful and manageable change in the lives of those impacted by BPD.

Please note: This workshop is not providing training for clinical therapy – the aim of the training is to provide understanding and practical strategies for a wide range of helpers who support individuals with BPD.

Workshop Outline

  • What Does BPD Mean
  • History of BPD and Current DSM Diagnosis
  • BPD Traits, Characteristics and Symptomology
  • Causes of BPD
  • The Role of Trauma (Direct and Exposure), Attachment and Addictions
  • Traits versus Diagnosis – Does it Matter?
  • Impact of BPD – Individual, Family, Friends, Caregivers
  • Living with BPD
  • Empathy and Boundaries When Supporting
  • Strategies and Keys to Supporting

Target Audience

This is an introductory level workshop intended for social service and health care professionals, social workers and anyone seeking a better understanding of borderline personality disorder.

Method of Delivery

Lecture, personal reflection, case study exercises, and small group discussion.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Identify signs and symptoms indicative of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).
  • List and apply skills for supporting people living with BPD.
  • Differentiate between helpful and enabling behaviors when supporting or living with BPD.
  • Define and practice boundary setting when in a supporting role.

You Will Receive

A pdf copy of our resource manual.

Live streamed workshops are best viewed with another person.  This allows you to fully participate in small group discussion and skill development opportunities. Note that each each person needs to individually register and pay. 

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Details

Date:
December 12, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Online Live Streaming
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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System Requirements

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Live Stream - Borderline Personality Disorder (Early rate expires 11-21-17)$235.00 $209.00Live Stream - Dec. 12, 2017
Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the live webinar are refundable, minus a $20.00 administrative fee. Alternatively you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the live webinar are non-refundable. If at anytime you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify CTRI of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel live webinars due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of live webinar fees only.

Webinar participants will receive login details and information about viewing the webinar by email approximately 3 days prior to the date of the webinar.