Somerset, Hunterdon, Warren Psychological Association-(SHWPA)
LOCATION CHANGE – TO LIVE ZOOM WEBINAR
Working with Personality Disorders: Clinical and Supervision Consideration
Presented by: Nancy McWilliams, Ph.D.
Thursday October 14, 2021
8:45AM Welcome & Board updates
9 -10:30 Presentation/ Break
10:30-10:45/ Presentation 10:45-12:
LIVE ZOOM WEBINAR
ZOOM LINK WILL BE EMAILED TO REGISTRANTS ON OCTOBER 12, 2021
3 Continuing Education Credits
Program Level of learning: Intermediate -some basic knowledge of the content is required
Target audience: Psychologists, counselors and mental health professionals
Program Narrative: This workshop will focus on the demands of treating and supervising the treatment of patients with personality disorders. In the first hour, the presenter will review ten empirically supported angles of vision for understanding individual differences relevant to personality types and disorders, including factors of cultural context, minority status, and other areas of diversity. In the second, she will focus on Kernberg’s borderline “level of severity,” including the DSM category of borderline personality disorder, and provide an integrative overview of conclusions about treatment made by expert clinicians and researchers. Finally, she will consider some “vital signs” that supervisors and consultants can help therapists to monitor in the clinical process to assess whether therapeutic progress is occurring. Although psychodynamically oriented, the presenter will include attention to findings of investigators of other theoretical orientations.
After this workshop, participants will be able to: