Product Detail

Borderline Personality Disorder: Treatment and Management that Works
Digital Seminar
$189.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Digital Seminar
Author:
GREG LESTER, PHD
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
7/11/2011
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
WDS020060
Objectives
  • Examine the history of the Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis, the progression of its understanding, and the evolution to its effective management
  • Identify cutting-edge treatment approaches that incorporate the latest in brain and behavior studies
  • Design practical and easy-to-implement management approaches that work with empirically-proven effectiveness
  • Discuss methods to diminish crises, control emergencies, and reduce self-harming behaviors
  • Examine specialized and advanced topics in the treatment of personality disorders, including medication recommendations, liability issues, suicidal behaviors, relationship barriers, and self-care of the practitioner
  • Outline effective techniques and tools for use in the diagnosis and treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Discover how to best handle and diminish self-harm behaviors and acute and chronic suicidality
  • Assess strategies for reducing emergencies and crises
  • Analyze the types, uses, and effects of medications used in treatment
  • Determine and manage the risks involved in treating Borderline Personality Disorder
Outline

FUNDAMENTALS

  • The diagnosis—beginnings, progress, and revisions
  • The disorder—evolution of effective understanding
  • The new brain and behavior studies
  • Current formulations

THE PRACTICAL FEATURES OF BPD

  • Behavioral characteristics
  • Typical beginnings, life course, and outcome
  • Background and cause

MOOD FEATURES

  • Emotional liability
  • Emotional over-intensity
  • Splitting and dichotomizing

BEHAVIORAL FEATURES

  • Anger, rage, and verbally assaultive behaviors
  • Effects on other people
  • Impulsivity and self-destructive behaviors

SELF-HARM AND SUICIDAL BEHAVIORS

  • Self-damaging acts
  • Acute and chronic suicidality

PRINCIPLES OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TREATMENT

  • The proven dynamic, analytic approach
  • The proven behavioral, cognitive approach
  • The proven attachment, mentalization approach

PRINCIPLES OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT

  • Relationship management
  • Contextual interventions

MEDICATIONS

  • Types, uses, and effects

CRISES

  • Crisis intervention
  • Hospitalization
  • Telephone contacts

PRACTITIONER ISSUES

  • Emotional stress
  • Negative reactions and counter-transference

RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Empirical realities of the risks involved
  • Risk of suicide
  • Risk of homicide
  • Risk of legal actions

CASE STUDIES

Author

GREG LESTER, PHD

GREGORY W. LESTER, PhD, is a clinical and consulting psychologist with practices in Texas and Colorado. Dr. Lester is widely considered to have trained more professionals on the topic of personality disorders than any other individual, with more than 150,000 professionals attending his trainings in 130 cities across the U.S., Canada, and Australia. He is the author and presenter of the largest attended and longest running seminar on personality disorders, and his office served as one of the first research sites for the development of the proposed revision for the personality disorders section of the DSM-5. Dr. Lester has served on the graduate faculty of The University of St. Thomas and holds membership in the American Psychological Association, the Texas Psychological Association, the Colorado Psychological Association, and Phi Beta Kappa. He has received the coveted Nemecek Award for Outstanding Service to Families and was named Volunteer of the Year by the Parent Aide Network. Dr. Lester's work has been widely published and has appeared in publications including The Journal of the American Medical AssociationThe Western Journal of MedicineThe Journal of Marriage and Family TherapyThe Journal of Behavior TherapyThe Yearbook of Family Practice, and The Skeptical Inquirer. He is the author of seven books, including Power With People: How to Handle Just About Anyone, which is in its 15th printing. Dr. Lester consults with health care companies, social service agencies, and has served as a special consultant to the United States Department of Justice. Due to his innovative and practical approaches to the most difficult cases, he is in extremely high demand as a speaker and trainer and is often cited as a voice of authority in his field.

Disclosure:
Financial-Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education.
Nonfinancial-No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Continuing Education Credits
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  • Occupational Therapists
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  • Nursing Home Personnel
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  • Primary Care Personnel
  • Hospice Care Workers
  • Pharmacists
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I have never been to a more effective or entertaining seminar. The instructor was incredible and extremely informative.
Mike Hansen, Case Manager, Atlantic City, New Jersey