Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Use Disorders

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

CEU Course Description

This CE course presents the signs and symptoms of borderline personality disorder, with or without a co-occurring substance use disorder, alerts professionals to the importance of monitoring clients with borderline personality disorder for self-harm and suicidal behavior, and encourages professionals to refer such clients for appropriate treatment.

CEU Course Objectives

1. Identify the general characteristics of personality disorders and the symptoms of borderline personality disorder.

2. Discuss how suicide and non-suicidal self-injury impacts those with BPD.

3. Summarize the symptoms of substance use disorders and evaluate the relationship between SUDs and BPD.

4. Outline treatment considerations for people with BPD and SUDs, including the importance of using a team approach.

5. Describe self-care strategies for behavioral healthcare professionals who work with individuals with BPD.

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Added On: 2015-03-09

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