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EMERGING TRAITS OF BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER DURING ADOLESCENCE

  • When — Thursday, February 28 from 9 a.m. – noon
  • Where — Cornerstones of Care – Ozanam Campus • 421 E 137th St • KCMO
  • Facilitator — Timothy Post, Psy. D. 
  • CEs — 3
  • Cost — $30 

This workshop will explore the challenges that are often posed in treating adolescents who present with complex personality symptoms, including anxiety, depression, self-injury and dysregulation. Although the diagnosis of borderline personality disorder (BPD) in adolescents is controversial, as practitioners it is important to understand the diagnostic criteria for BPD and recognize early indicators and alternative diagnoses. 

Objectives:

  • Identify the symptoms of BPD and discuss the importance of early identification.
  • Explore the treatment challenges in addressing symptoms such as anxiety, depression, self-injury and dysregulation.
  • Distinguish between self-harm and suicidality and learn how to effectively manage behaviors through harm reduction.
  • Recognize the roles that dialectical behavioral therapy & cognitive behavioral therapy have in treating adolescents.

Training Date

Registration Information

If you would like to register multiple attendees, please contact Crystal Bennett at crystal.bennett@cornerstonesofcare.org.