Suicide and Parasuicide in Borderline Personality Disorder: Evidence-Based Strategies for Diagnosis and Treatment
Suicide and parasuicide are prominent features in BPD. Although both are briefly described in the same diagnostic criteria, they are distinctly different clinical phenomena and require different treatment approaches.
The Tip of the Iceberg: Understanding and Responding to Self-Injury
This course has been developed specifically to help practitioners feel more confident about responding to clients who present with self-injury. It will offer helpful guidelines to workers who wish to improve their capacity to respond effectively to clients who self-harm.
More than Just a Bad Habit: Diagnosis & Treatment of Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviours
Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs) include a category of behaviors that cause damage to one’s physical appearance by repeatedly touching one’s hair or body. They often go “unspoken,” to therapists, doctors, family and friends, as they cause much shame. BFRBs include disorders such as Trichotillomania (hair pulling), Excoriation (skin picking), and Onychophagia (nail biting), among others.
Honest Lies – Diagnosing Eating Disorders for Mental Health Professionals
Eating disorders are common but can be difficult to diagnose and treat. This diagnosis seminar on eating disorders teaches clinicians how, in a structured manner, to diagnose a variety of eating disorders. Additionally, this seminar helps clinicians determine the level of care that will best benefit clients, based on several factors.