10th ANNUAl Conference on the Treatment of Personality Disorders
"NEW RESEARCH FRONTIERS AND DISCOVERIES"
When: Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November 2016
Where: University of Wollongong
The Project Air Strategy for Personality Disorders, Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, Wollongong University Clinical Psychology program and NSW Ministry of Health invite you to a one day Friday conference on the treatment of personality disorders, followed by a clinical workshop on Saturday. The theme “New Research Frontiers and Discoveries” provides a unique opportunity to be updated with the latest research in Australia and internationally. Experts in the field will present a variety of papers and posters covering topics including the carers perspective, research, and innovative service developments.
This year the FRIDAY CONFERENCE will feature innovative new work by Professor Eric Fertuck from New York on "Synergy of mind and brain in Borderline Personality Disorder: A Social Neuroscience Approach".
The SATURDAY WORKSHOP will allow delegates the opportunity to learn from the clinical skills of Professor Eric Fertuck as he provides a clinical workshop full of case illustrations, live displays of therapy and theory based on an "Introduction to the Theory and Technique of Transference-Focused Psychotherapy."
sEE THE PROGRAM FOR A FULL LIST OF PRESENTERS
EARLY BIRD CLOSES 25 SEPTEMBER 2016
Call for presentations:
If you have an idea or proposal for an original presentation (e.g. on new research) or poster proposal (e.g. on a new service innovation) contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for presentations closes 30 August 2016.
SEE presentations from our previous conferences.
The Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia has declared the first week of October as Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Week
Read the Senate declaration here.
There are activities and events throughout this week supporting BPD awareness, including an annual BPD conference.
For events see:
ABC TV 7.30 Report - Neglect of BPD in health services
Project Air Strategy for Personality Disorders recognised with a major mental health award
Personality disorders in the workplace - a UK Occupational Health Report...
Altered Brain Structure in Pathological Narcissism...
New approaches to Borderline Personality Disorder based on NHMRC and Project Air Strategy principles...