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LIVE VIRTUAL Borderline Personality Disorder

Understanding and Supporting

Oct 29, 2020 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time)

Online Live Virtual

Trainer: Sheri Coburn, MSW, RSW

Price: $249.00 CAD (regular rate) + tax

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Workshop Description

This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check 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 their relationships with the people 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 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.

About This Workshop

Some of the Topics Included

  • History of BPD and Current DSM Diagnosis
  • Common Challenges Associated with BPD
  • BPD Traits, Characteristics, and Symptomology
  • Causes of BPD
  • The Link Between Trauma and BPD
  • Traits versus Diagnosis
  • The Experience of Living with BPD
  • The Impact of BPD on Family, Friends, Caregivers
  • Empathy and Boundary Considerations
  • Considerations Around Self-Injury and Suicide
  • Strategies and Keys to Supporting

Target Audience

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

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, case study exercises, personal reflection, and small group discussions.

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 behaviours when supporting or living with BPD
  • Define and practice boundary setting when in a supporting role

 

 

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About the Trainer

Sheri Coburn, MSW, RSW

Portrait of Sheri Coburn, MSW, RSW

Sheri is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor's degree in Criminology. She has a diverse professional background with experiences as a correctional officer, addictions counsellor and developer and coordinator of a domestic violence outreach program. Sheri is a co-author of our Counselling Insights book. In addition to her work with CTRI, Sheri is also a counsellor in a private practice setting. She currently provides individual and family counselling in the areas of mental health, addiction, recovering after relationship breakdown, and trauma. Sheri believes humor, self-acceptance, and social connection is the best framework for successful healing and meaningful learning. Sheri works to reflect this in her facilitation style and is a knowledgeable, passionate, and engaging presenter. Read blogs written by Sheri here.

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Venue

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Borderline Personality Disorder Live Virtual (early rate expires 10-8-20)
Live Virtual - October 29, 2020; 9am-4pm Central Time
$249.00 CAD

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Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the workshop/live stream are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively, you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than seven days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to take part in the event, 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.

We reserve the right to cancel an event due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop/live-stream fees only.

You Will Receive

Login details approximately seven days prior the live stream date, as well as a PDF e-manual and workshop certificate.

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Concerns and Grievances

If concerns arise at any time throughout the registration process, please contact the CTRI office directly at 204-452-9199, or email [email protected].

Special Accommodations for Disabilities

Please contact the CTRI office directly at 204-452-9199 or [email protected] to discuss any special needs or accommodations you may require in order to have a positive learning experience.

Continuing Education Credit

While many associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: There are six continuing education credits earned for each day of training. For example, a one-day workshop earns six continuing education hours, while a two-day workshop earns 12 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.
See our Continuing Education Credits page for more information.