Conversations – March 2019 – TrainingBorderline Personality Disorder:What Providers Need to KnowTuesday, March 5, 2019 (1:00 – 2:30 pm)Torigian Senior Center, 75R Central Street, Peabody, MA 01960Persons living with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are high utilizers of behavioral and medical services. And serving persons with BPD can leave providers with many questions. This presentation attempts to improve the ability of providers to recognize and respond to BPD by addressing the following:Description of core symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD).Presentation of the model of interpersonal hypersensitivity as it applies to BPD.Understanding and responding to crises as they emerge in the care of persons with BPD.Introduction of Dr. John Gunderson’s six principles for managing BPD.Importance of and strategies for effective case management.Presenting will be James A. Jenkins, MD. Dr. Jenkins is the Medical Director of the 3East Cambridge Residence and also a Staff Psychiatrist at the Gunderson Residence at McLean Hospital.Social Work, Nursing, LADC, EMS, and CDP (Certified Dementia Practitioner) continuing educational credits are being pursued.To request registration, please complete the Registration Form that can be found through the following link:Registration spaces are offered on a first come first served basis.There is no charge for this training.Please scroll down to see our 2019 Conversations Sponsors and Training Hosting Sites.Their generosity and hospitality truly supports the exciting work of providing these trainings to community providers.Thank you so much.Dan CollierConversations for CaringOffice Days: Mondays – ThursdaysDirect Phone: 781-586-8620Greater Lynn Senior Services: www.glss.net
Tuesday, March 5, 1-2:30 p.m.
Torigian Senior Center, 75R Central Street, Peabody