This course examines the nature of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), and presents an integrated model for treatment of specific issues in brief, solution-focused episodes. Core elements of a safety plan and development of a community resource network are described. Careful management of the therapeutic relationship is a critical part of this approach. Some specific protocols for common BPD issues, such as suicidal ideation and self-injurious behaviors are elaborated.
Describe BPD specific treatment issues.
Describe protocols to guide in the process of managing specific treatment issues.
Utilize a model to transition long term BPD patients to brief solution focused episodes of care.
*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*