21-22 May 2018, 9am-5pm

Cliftons, 60 Margaret Street, Sydney

Fees apply

Suitable for staff working in mental health and community or non-government settings dealing with self-harm and personality disorder presentations.

This training is a two-day skills workshop informed by Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and a relational model for understanding complexity.

It provides specific guidance for mental health workers, community counselors and health professionals in evidence-based psychological treatment for self-harm, personality disorders and complex trauma. It will particularly suit those in non-government organizations or those from community-based outreach services, community organizations, and those working with specific groups including young people or people with comorbid substance use issues.

This training provides an opportunity to obtain both continuous professional development training and on-going skills development.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhance skills in early identification of personality disorder and assessment of self-harm severity
  • Be oriented to clinical management guidelines and evidence-based treatments
  • Obtain latest research and updates on evidence-based care and crisis management for complex trauma
  • Understand adaptations of the four modules of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy; the core skills and therapy approach; and how to run groups
  • Use of homework activities such as diary cards, and review within group therapy
  • Understand adaptations to skills training – including briefer interventions within a variety of environments including rehabilitation and community settings

More information available on the event flyer

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Last updated: 1 February 2018