Understanding & Managing Borderline Personality Disorder

Understanding & Managing Borderline Personality Disorder
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2 CPD Units in 
Practice Management/ Business Skills or Professional Skills

Understanding & Managing Clients with the Behaviours of Borderline Personality Disorders

Date: Friday, 30 October 2020

Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm

Location: Zoom Webinar

Presenter: Megan Hunter - High Conflict Institute 


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People with personality disorders approach conflict differently—without self-restraint. Legal systems must understand them to make their lives better and society safer. The answers are not to be found in wasted efforts to give those with personality disorders more insight into themselves nor more opportunities for venting in court. The sooner we learn that the answers lie in giving them more structure (with empathy, attention and respect), while setting firm limits on their high-conflict behavior from the start, the better off everyone will be.

The first half of this course provides basic information about borderline personality disorder, including their wide mood swings as clients, their intense rage against former or current partners, and desperate clinging to their children. They have predictable parenting behavior and frequent battles, including child custody battles. Their predictable court and negotiation patterns will be addressed, as well as ways to spot them early in a case for better management and outcomes for everyone, including them. Hopeful treatments are addressed. The second half of the course addresses ways of managing people with borderline personalities as clients and as opposing parties, in court, and in negotiations and mediation. Case examples will be presented of dealing with borderline personalities in and out of court, including abusive behavior and false allegations, as well as handling continuing conflicts after court decisions have been made.


About Megan Hunter:

Megan Hunter, MBA, is an expert on high conflict disputes, complicated relationships. She is co-founder and CEO of the High Conflict Institute along with author and speaker, Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. who developed the high-conflict personality theory. Megan developed the concept of the Institute after 13 years in family law as the Family Law Specialist with the Arizona Supreme Court, and Child Support Manager of the Dawes County Attorney’s Office in Nebraska. She is CEO of Unhooked Media, a U.S.-based media company focused on relationship and conflict revolution through print, digital and the spoken word.

Megan has trained legal, mental health, business, leadership groups, universities and other professionals across Australia, the U.S., Canada, Scotland, Israel, Italy, and South Africa. She also has strong policy and judicial training experience gained during her tenure at the Arizona Supreme Court as Child Support Specialist and Family Law Specialist.

Megan holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a Business and Economics degree from Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska. She has served as President of the Arizona Chapter of the Association of Family & Conciliation Courts, the Arizona Family Support Council and Nebraska Child Support Enforcement Association. More recently, she served 5 years on the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners.

When
30/10/2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where
Zoom Webinar ADELAIDE SA 5000 AUSTRALIA

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