By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain the disorder that might be linked with Borderline Personality Disorder.
-Explain the various steps to treating a Borderline Personality through Schema Therapy.
-Explain one of the three maladaptive schemas prevalent in BPD clients.
-Explain two of the three pattern schemas that characterize Borderline Personality.
-Explain two of the four maladaptive schemas that affect a BPD client’s relationship to the wider world.
-Explain the two characteristics of schema clusters.
-Explain the benefit of writing in the schema journal.
-Explain two of the four kinds of stress that anger serves to dissipate.
-Explain how borderlines differ from schizophrenics.
-Explain three models Hartocollis proposes for borderline syndrome.
-Explain what percent of those treated no longer met criteria for BPD in Arnoud Arntz’s latest research.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."