By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Discuss a review of borderline personality disorder.
-Discuss three principles and clinical application of schema therapy for patients with borderline personality disorder.
-Discuss three dysfunctions in borderline personality disorder.
-Discuss three patterns for emotional switching in borderline personality disorder.
-Discuss four more dysfunctions in borderline personality disorder.
-Explain two characteristics of cognitive-affective system in borderline personality disorder.
-Explain what percent of those treated no longer met criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder.
-Explain the benefit of writing in the schema journal.
-Explain what is like brainwashing in that it systematically wears away at the victim’s self-confidence, sense of self-worth, trust in her perceptions, and self-concept.
-Name four kinds of stress that anger serves to dissipate.
-Explain how do borderlines differ from schizophrenics.
-Name the three models Hartocollis proposes for borderline syndrome.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."