Session date: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Location: 
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Wauwatosa
201 N. Mayfair Road
5th Floor, Conference Center
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Psychology CE Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Target audience: 

Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, residents, medical students, counselors, other allied mental health professionals.

Learning objectives: 
  • Understand Biosocial Theory and the components which typically lead to the development of borderline personality disorder as well as the challening behaviors associated with this diagnosis
  • Provide an overview of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and identify the key assumptions guiding this treatment
  • Identify strategies for working effectively with patients experiencing borderline personality disorder
Faculty & credentials: 

Amanda Gregas, PhD
Acute MH Program Manager and Supervisory Psychologist
VAMC

Beth Shaw, PhD
Lead, Individualized Addiction Consultation Team (I-ACT)
VAMC

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Brenda Konczal
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7250