|Borderline Personality Disorder
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Working with people in residential settings who have borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be a challenging experience. Learning the dynamics and characteristics of BPD will aid in your understanding of these complex individuals. This course allows you to build awareness of how this personality disorder can affect the emotional tone of the home or work setting, and will help you to prevent power struggles and reestablish boundaries.
This course teaches:
- Effective therapeutic interventions,
- Techniques to help avoid crisis,
- Methods to prevent staff burnout, and
- Communication techniques to deal with intense anger and emotional abuse.
Course Fee $99
Course materials, refreshments and lunch are included in the course fee
Pre-registration is required, register early! Class size is limited
Video/audio taping of courses is prohibited
- Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the course. The course fee will be charged if cancellation is made in less than 24 hours. Registration is transferable to another person.
About the instructors
Finck, APRN, CNS, is an expert in psychiatric nursing and president of
HCS. An engaging speaker, Ms. Finck lectures throughout Minnesota on
mental health topics. She adeptly uses humor and presents real-life
anecdotes from her experiences in the field. She provides not only an
understandable theoretical framework, but offers practical approaches as
Vicki Dean-Gramlich, APRN, CNS has an Associate of Applied Science Nursing Degree from the College of St Catherine's in Minnesota, a Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree from Bethel University, and a Master of Science in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing from the University of Minnesota. Vicki has twelve years of experience as an inpatient psychiatric nurse, and three years as an advanced practice provider.
This course provides 6.5 contact hours to nurses and 5.4 continuing education hours to social workers.
IF you are interested in having this course presented at your facility, CLICK HERE to contact Dave.