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    90 Minutes

    Borderline Personality Disorder:
    What Providers Need to Know

    1.5 CEU

    Persons living with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are high utilizers of behavioral and medical services- and serving persons with BPD can leave providers needing answers to many types of questions. This presentation attempts to improve the ability of providers to recognize and respond to BPD.

    • Course Objectives Include:​1) 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

    Presenter: Dr. James Jenkins, MD
    Dr. Jenkins is a staff psychiatrist at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts
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