Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder Professional Webinar Staff Training June 15th


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Ideal for disability support workers, support coordinators and newly graduated health professionals. This training will help you gain an understanding of Borderline Personality Disorder.

Laura is an Occupational Therapist with a diagnosis of BPD. She is currently completing her PhD in finding meaningful ways to work with people with a diagnosis of BPD. Laura runs a private practice and has worked and advocated with the BPD realm for the past 5 years.

Why take this course?

  • BPD is a misunderstood diagnosis. This misunderstanding can lead to difficult situations where you may not understand the clients needs and goals.
  • Take a proactive step to training your staff and to understand what is BPD, including its symptoms, behaviours and ways to work collaboratively.
  • BPD clients represent are large proportion of clients within all mental health settings including emergency departments, inpatients, outpatient and community settings. Therefore contributing to a large proportion of the clients you may treat on your caseload.
  • Many therapists working in mental health burn out quickly. Promote your own wellbeing and health by gaining knowledge on how to cope and manage stressful situations.

What you will learn?

  • Develop an understanding of the symptoms of BPD and how these behaviours impact everyday functioning
  • Explore client-centred strategies for building a rapport and working with BPD
  • Learn from lived experienced experts about how they manage to build a life worth living with BPD
  • Learn safety and harm minimization strategies
  • Explore relevant intervention approaches for people with BPD
  • Challenge misconceptions and any beliefs you may hold towards working with BPD
  • Become more comfortable towards working with people with BPD
  • Discuss strategies for promoting family centred care
  • Identifying strategies to look after your own wellbeing.

Cost: $60 per person


Date: June 15th

Time: 5:00 pm-6:30pm


Want to book for a group? Or want Laura to come visit face to face.

Please email for a bookings form.


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