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Borderline Personality Disorder and Suicide Risk Webinar

Format Online
Presenters Professor Diego de Leo, Dr Louise McCutcheon, and Kelly McMahon
Description This webinar is only available to ATAPS providers. Places are limited and granted on a first in best served basis.

A panel of experts will be presenting a webinar on Borderline Personality Disorder and Suicide Risk. Topics covered during the webinar include etiology, risk and protective factors, outcome and prognosis, validated treatment models and principles, and working with young people with BPD. While this webinar is for all ATAPS providers, priority will be given to providers who have completed the Suicide Prevention training.
About the presenter(s) Professor Diego de Leo is the Director of the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention and a Professor of Psychiatry at Griffith University. He is a member of the Australian Suicide Prevention Advisory Council, and Chair of the Advisory Committee on Data Quality and Evaluation. He is also the current Editor-in-Chief of the journal Crisis, and has won several national and international awards.

Dr Louise McCutcheon is a Senior project manager at Orygen Youth Health, and research fellow at the University of Melbourne. She helped establish the Helping Young People Early (HYPE) clinic, a prevention and early intervention program for Borderline Personality
Disorder (BPD), at Orygen Youth Health (OYH).

Kelly McMahon is a clinical psychologist with 20 years experience in adult mental health and psychotherapy. She is currently the team leader of the community treatment team at SPECTRUM, the Personality Disorder Service for Victoria. She has worked in CATT, inpatient units, and case management.
Location Australia Wide, Australia
Start/End Date 31 Oct 2012
Time 3:00 - 4:30pm (AEDT)
Cost Free
Notes This is a list of MINIMUM requirements you will need to access this webinar: 1) Windows XP, 2000, Vista, MacOS X, Linux and Unix 2) Internet Explorer 6.0 or above, Firefox 1.0 or above, Safari 1.0 or above 3) Macromedia Flash 9.0 or above 4) 56kbps Internet connection minimum (broadband internet connection recommended) 5) Webcam (optional) 6) Speakers (optional) 7) Microphone (optional)
Organiser APS National Office
Contact Name Margie Crea
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