By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name 3 Structural Criteria of borderline personality disorders.
-Name three aspects of communication as related to the BPD client.
-Name three common rejection concepts regarding BPD clients.
-Name two types of abandonment regarding BPD clients.
-Name 4 methods of control commonly used by BPD clients.
-Name three aspects of a co-occurring borderline personality disorder and depression.
-Name three aspects regarding revisiting home as it relates to the BPD client.
-Name three aspects of counseling the spouse.
-Name three steps that are beneficial in helping BPD clients prevent anger as a result of distorted perceptions.
-Name the three techniques for cultivating interpersonal relationships.
-Name five cognitive distortions commonly seen in BPD clients.
-Name two aspects of self-esteem.
-Name two topics we discussed regarding the difficulty of treating BPD clients.
-Name two topics discussed concerning borderline parents.
-Name three reasons to treat BPD using IPT.
-Name the six changes from what IPT were originally developed for involved in adapting IPT for BPD.
-Name the two core conflicts of borderline personality disorder.
-Explain a key to disrupting the interactional pattern of the therapist enacting the patient’s internal representation.
-Name six important guidelines for psychodynamic therapy with a BPD client.
-Name four common sentiments shared by staff caring for BPD inpatients.
-Explain a key difference in boundary difficulties occurring in BPD clients and schizophrenic clients.
-Name two recommendations does Fowler make regarding addressing a BPD client’s self-mutilating behavior.
-Name the four categories of patient-therapist attachment on the AAI.
-Name three concepts has client-therapist attachment been linked.
-Name three situations in which therapeutic distancing may be considered.
-Name four skills taught to clients in Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
-Explain some examples of symptomatic behavior for (BPD).
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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