Online Course » BPD05 Borderline -Self Injurious Behavior (inactive)

Course Description:
The purpose of this module is to present what motivates self-injury? A course of treatment based on experience and research.
Course Objective:
This program provides clinicians with the opportunity to learn about:

A history of self-mutilating behavior is one of the 9 indicators of Borderline Personality Disorder.
Motivation for self-injury?
A successful treatment of self-injurers 
Cognitive analytic therapy for borderline treatment

Intended Audience:
Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Therapists 
Author Bio:
KAREN CONTARIO and WENDY LADER, Ph.D. Karen Contario is the program director of SAFE Alternatives, in Chicago. The program was founded by Contario in 1984 as the first outpatient support group for those who engage in repetitive self-harm behavior. In 1985, she teamed with Wendy Lader to offer the first structured inpatient program for deliberate self-harm behavior. She is a trained alcohol and addictions counselor and a certified group facilitator.
Wendy Lader, Ph.D., is the clinical director of SAFE Alternatives. An expert on women‘s mental health issues, she has treated more self-injurers than anyone else in the country. She also serves as a consultant to the Women‘s Services at the Loop YWCA in Chicago. Previously, Dr. Lader was the Director of the Girls‘ Program at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Nova University in Florida.

Course Prerequisite(s):
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
ASWB - view details
NBCC - view details




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