Total CE Credit Hours: 10
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/10081
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Persons with borderline personality disorder (BPD) have often been abused physically, psychologically, or sexually; most are women. Moskovitz describes variations of the condition and how it affects patient, family, and friends. The sufferer may experience guilt, self-hate, suicide, self-mutilation, and other symptoms and signs, and Moskovitz provides several patient histories to bring BPD to life. No case is more considerable than that of Sara, which Moskovitz parcels out in segments at the ends of chapters—a tactic that first seems artificial and confusing but cumulatively makes a greater impression than it would if presented whole. Moskovitz is especially adept with analogies, using everyday situations to clarify his points rather than just adorn the text. He imparts that while there is no drug just for BPD, some drugs help with specific symptoms, and he dispenses practical advice to family and professionals as well as patients.
This course is based on the book, Lost in the Mirror: An Inside Look At Borderline Personality Disorder (2nd Edition) created by Richard Moskoviz, M.D.
Course Material Author
to clearly identify what the DSM-IV criteria for BPD looks like in practice
to understand in what ways the therapeutic relationship when working with a Borderline Client is high risk
to establish a proactive treatment approach when working with BPD
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
10 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
10 CE credit hours
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
10 CE credit hours
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
10 CPD hours
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