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Evidenced Based Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder
Course Code: A052


Tiffany Painter, LCSW
Clinical Coordinator
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Lori Scott, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar in Clinical Psychology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry


Program Description:

This presentation will provide participants with an overview of techniques for assessing and treating patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD). In particular, we will review general principles and strategies for assessing and treating patients with BPD, with an emphasis on specific treatments models that have received the greatest empirical support (e.g. , dialectical behavior therapy and transference focused psychotherapy


Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss methods and recent advances in the assessment BPD

  • Identify basic principles underlying the treatment of BPD based on empirical evidence

  • Review the key components, principles, and strategies of two empirically supported treatments for BPD: dialectical behavior therapy and transference focused psychotherapy.

Target Audience:

All clinical and research professionals, students, and trainees, as well as interested family members and consumers

Continuing Education Credits:                

ACT 48 -- 2.0

CADC – 2.0

NBCC – 2.0
Psychologist – 2.0

SW – 2.0
CEU – 0.2

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 Continuing Education Credit

Each program is offered for the designated number of continuing education credits

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC Presbyterian is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC Presbyterian maintains responsibility or the program. This program is being offered for 2.0 continuing education credits.

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Office of Education and Regional Programming is certified by the Pennsylvania Chemical Abuse Certification Board (PCACB) to provide Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) continuing education credits for those participants attending the entire program.

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP
TM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program

This program is offered for 2.0 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provider of social continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412) 624-3711.

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC Presbyterian is recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to offer continuing education credits under the Act 48 guidelines. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC Presbyterian adheres to the Act 48 Continuing Education Guidelines. Pennsylvania Educators will receive 2.0 hours of Act 48 credit for attending this complete program.

Nurses and other health care professionals are awarded 2.0 Continuing Education Units (CEU). One CEU is equal to 10 contact hours. Nurses: For attendance at this program you will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming 2.0 hours of continuing education. These hours may be considered eligible in completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for bi-annual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania. Peer Specialists: This program fulfills requirements for Certified Peer Specialist continuing education.


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