Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, interviews three experts who discuss various aspects of diagnosing and treating borderline personality disorder.
Sandy Hotchkiss, MSW, BCD, outlines three different levels of borderline personalities and discusses how each type can or cannot be successfully treated using brief therapy. Charles McCormack, MSW, describes the challenge of treating couples in borderline marriages. Charles Swenson, MD, provides an overview of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), a comprehensive, cognitive-behavioral treatment for individuals meeting criteria for borderline personality disorder.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses
This CE course is designated as intermediate.
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